I am modeling the Chartiers Branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad set in the summer of 1924, in S-scale, with engines powered by batteries.
August 7, 2020
The first set of window frames are installed in the coal tipple (see bottom half of this page).
July 31, 2020
Preparing for the window frames into the coal tipple (see bottom half of this page).
July 24, 2020
I'm waiting on some parts to be delivered to continue to work on the tipple structure.
July 10, 2020
Continued to work on the cabinet for storing my scratchbuilding materials.
July 3, 2020
I did not work on the layout itself, but I'm building a cabinet for storing my scratchbuilding materials.
June 26, 2020
This week I finished the core plywood sub-structure of the coal tipple building.
June 19, 2020
This week I got started on building the mine tipple building itself. The photo shows why the building has a plywood framework.