“Just want to say thank you to Brian for his engine shed photos.
It got me thinking and scrounging and for $3 ….probably less… I got a good start on mine.
Here are a couple of photos.
All the best
“At one time I had a huge ho layout and needed a lot of ground cover especially in the railroad yards.
Being cheap I wasn’t about to go to the store and buy packaged ballast/rock materials so looking around I realized that the rocks/and that the city uses on streets to make traction in snow easier, I simply took a bucket, walked out to the curb and scooped some up. Voila! easy, right scale, and FREE.
You can take advantage of this either in the winter when they first sand the streets, or in the spring after they sweep the stuff clear. There’s always some left near the curbs.
Here’s a couple of shots of the roundhouse area of one of my previous layouts to show how it looks:
Now on to Raymond:
“Sorry I haven’t been in touch haven’t had much to ask show of my layout,but I’ve finished a couple of sections.
Now on to Mike. Some of you will remember him because he builds a new layout every year for a show.
Here’s his second last post, when he’s still on the thick of it.
And here’s the finished article.
So I can’t wait to see what his latest creation will end up looking like. Here’s where he’s up to so far:
A big thanks to Rolland, Terry and Raymond.
That’s all for today folks.
Please do keep ’em coming because it’s jolly quiet out there at the mo.
And if today is the day you stop dreaming and start doing, the Beginner’s Guide is here.