Bill’s been back in touch with some O scale benchwork.
I thought I’d post it because if you get the base of your layout wrong, it’s creates all sorts of problems.
“Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year Al
My wife thinks I’m crazy but I’m starting another layout in the garage.
I’m keeping both the N Scale and HO Scale layouts and adding in an O & ON30 layout to the mix.
This layout will be portable and on castors like the others. My intention is to make this one and take to shows in the next year or two.
Retirement is two years out so I’m planning to keep model railroading a big part of my activities once I move to a different phase of life.
The pictures show some of the steps in construction of the first module which is 4’6” square.
Once done I will have three modules for this one. Overall size will be 4’6” by 14’ long. I plan to use both old and new equipment on the layout so it will be fun the build and operate.
The O Scale will be older two rail DC equipment and the ON30 equipment will be new DCC. It should be fun.
The video shows some prep and more of the construction process for the first piece. I’ll be having fun over the holidays.
A big thanks to Hall of Fame member, Bill, for sharing his O scale benchwork.
That’s all for today folks.
Please do keep ’em coming.
Oh, and don’t forget the Beginner’s Guide, if today is the day you start your railroad adventure.