Over the past few weeks since the last post I have been stealing odd moment to go to the shed and work on the section of the layout in front of the sector plate
A new platform was constructed using a length of 3" x 2" timber with a 6mm ply top on it. The front of the timber was faced with plasikard stone affect.
Next up a ramp to the left and a section of platform across the end of the line.
Below is a view from under the footbridge that shows the curve
Then a second ramp to the front of the line, graded to allow vehicular access. this ramp is made from a block of Balsa
All the platform tops painted with railmatch Concrete colour
The platforms were marked out with pencil to replicate 3' x 2' flags
Each flag was brush painted with matt magnolia emulsion to give some variety
A bit more of the magnolia done
Then magnolia across the end
Step back for a context shot
pointing man "mind the gap"
Tarmac laid (OO cinders)
Once dried the tarmac was sanded down to lighten to high spots and flatten off a bit
A view from under the bridge, siding empty.
A view from under the bridge, siding with one wagon