An operations based N Scale layout depicting the Rock Island Railroad between Peoria and Ottawa, Illinois circa 1972.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Progress Report 08.14.12
Soldered a set of feeder wires for the Peru Power & Water Plant that I missed the other day. Re-installed all the car card boxes to the fascia.
Project update 1) complete benchwork for the Peoria branch 2) drill holes for the bus wire 3) run the bus wire 4) cut and re-install the workbench desk 5) clean off items stored on layout during construction 6) clean up the room 7) test NCE system to ensure no shorts before commencing trackwork 8) lay cork roadbed and track.
9) drop solder feeders
10) install slide switches 11) install car card boxes 12) run wire and install throttle jacks 13) install fascia board (majority complete - put off for another day) 14) paint fascia board 15) introduce new and remove obsolete waybills
16) re-stage layout 17) schedule next op session! 18) review all rolling stock making adjustments to couplers and/or wheels. 19) construct bridge over Hennepin Canal 20) install LED lights .