Building the Andersley Western Railroad

Alan Jun 26, 2014

  1. friscobob

    friscobob Staff Member

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    True, but now you have a new baby in the house to take up extra time. ;)
     
  2. Alan

    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    A few more progress pics.

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  3. RGW

    RGW TrainBoard Member

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    I love your attention to detail. M
     
  4. Colonel

    Colonel Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    I agree excellent detail something for me to aspire too
     
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    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    A few pics of a little more test running, before the RSC2 is taken out of service for repainting to AWRR black and yellow.

    The C425 waits for the incoming RSC2 to clear the track before departing.

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  6. RGW

    RGW TrainBoard Member

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    Just envious!
     
  7. Alan

    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Finally took a break from the layout to fit decoders in a couple more locomotives and disassemble them ready for painting. So now I have only one locomotive to run until I get them finished!

    Ready for paint are an RSC2, RSD5, RS3 and a caboose. 3 more cabooses to do, but I want to improve/rebuild them first (new end handrails, new grabs, etc.) Some other freightcars need work or kitbuilding. These can follow on later.

    With AWRR locomotives and caboose, it will really take on the intended identity. :)
     
  8. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 HOn30 & N Scales Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Will there be a new AW paint scheme? Or one we've seen previously?
     
  9. Alan

    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Basically same as Matt's Montana Central, as both railroads are members of the Curtis Railroad Corporation family ;)

    Really must get a CRC logo designed....

    Alan
    www.andersley.co.uk
     
  10. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 HOn30 & N Scales Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Do I detect a bit of McClelland/King/Koester influence? :)
     
  11. Alan

    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Do I know these guys? ;)
     
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    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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  13. RGW

    RGW TrainBoard Member

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    Great work Alan, clean, crisp. I have always liked the inverted yellow stripes.
     
  14. Alan

    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Overall views of the layout.
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  16. RGW

    RGW TrainBoard Member

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    Wonderful! How are you controlling your turnouts?
     
  17. Alan

    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Early pic of the slide switches I use to control turnouts. They are two way and are also used to switch current to the frog. Operating rod is mostly set into the surface of the board and covered before ground cover or ballast is glued down.
     
  18. RGW

    RGW TrainBoard Member

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    Are they manual then?
     
  19. Alan

    Alan Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Yes, they are at edge of board and hidden in buildings with just enough finger room to operate them.
     

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  20. RGW

    RGW TrainBoard Member

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    Excellent idea
     

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