Benchwork Nearing Completion

Originally published on Model Railroad Hobbyist, April 21 Julian and Andrew (The Proto:87 Posse) were by again this week. Almost the first thing on the agenda was to test-fit the sections in place in the basement.  Sadly, all hands were busy holding sections of layout, and so I have no photos to share; below is the space sans layout.  I’m delighted to report that the … Continue reading Benchwork Nearing Completion

The First Section Goes Together

Originally published on Model Railroad Hobbyist, March 21 Andrew came by last night and we made a start on assembling the benchwork for Pembroke. I’m planning to do as much assembly as possible out in the garage to keep the mess out of our newly finished basement. So, while it’s not a modular layout, it is being built in three sections – the town, the … Continue reading The First Section Goes Together

First Work Session

    Originally published on Model Railroad Hobbyist, March 17 Pembroke II officially got under way with a visit from the local Proto:87 Posse this week.  Here are stalwarts, Julian (of http://vrdays.blogspot.ca) and Andrew cutting some of the roadbed. Pembroke is going to be pretty much flat, and I have some 1/2 inch plywood left over from the floor.  So, the roadbed will be two … Continue reading First Work Session