“My layout is in a small corner of my basement. Instead of a 4×8 table, I decided to do so bench work and go around the walls. As you can see from the photos it fit very nicely allowing me to actually go three levels. It is all DCC with sound. The railroad itself is just based on scenes I remember as I kid. A train Museum in New Hampshire gave me the idea of the train and trolly park.
I painted and put decals all my engines. The little town and train yard are just my imagination at work and I really feel that is the fun in building a railroad. Use your imagination.
All together it took me almost 6 months to complete. I actually built it for myself but love the look of the grandchildren when they watch with eyes so wide open. You can’t buy that look anywhere.
A wonderful layout – and I loved Jo’s words too. Who can resist a grandchild’s amazement and wonder?
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