Category: The Old Layout

Engine house section as removed

The engine house section included about 1/2 of the main yard and the entrance to the big Passenger station. This section was mainly used for storage, there was room for large trains but there needed to be more small isolation…

Demolition yard prior to separation

You can see the whole yard board at this point. Buildings have been removed and the section has been placed on its side to work on it, at the bottom of the picture you can see the wiring board has…

demolition 02 I’m Working on the Railroad

First slice, deconstruction cannot save everything so the key is to identify (a) unique parts that (b) can structurally stand on their own if separated. Dremel in hand I cut across the center section these were just straight track on…

Railroad Deconstruction 01

OK first step for deconstruction of a railroad empire. Remove all the buildings and loose pieces, in this view the only thing left is the lift-out on the mountain top. The next step is to decide what you can save.…