PRR Chartiers Branch: Hazel Mine - Accomplished
03/26/2018
  1. January 15, 2017
    Officially made the decision to scrap the four modules I had been working on for the past year and three months, and to start working on the new ones. Revised this section of this web site accordingly.
  2. February 4, 2017
    Made a decision as to which chunk of the prototype area I am going to model in the set-of-three modules.
  3. March 10, 2017
    Started work on a 3D CAD design diagram that will capture the plan I have in my head.
  4. April 20, 2017
    Bought the raw materials for building the framework of the three modules.
  5. May 4, 2017
    The framework for the modules has been built.
  6. May 10, 2017
    The modules were set up in the layout room.
  7. July 22, 2017
    Completed the Chartiers Creek.
  8. August 9, 2017
    The first structure, Fort Pitt Bridge Works, installed.
  9. October 21, 2017
    Decided on the final track plan.
  10. December 24, 2017
    Started laying the ties.
  11. January 24, 2018
    Completed laying the ties.
  12. February 22, 2018
    Decided to switch eras from 1950 to 1924.
  13. March 2, 2018
    LED overhead lighting system built.
  14. March 10, 2018
    Started installing the rail.