So, where to start...
My n-scale modules and everything related to them have gone on to a better home at a friend's layout, Bundesbahndirektion Kaiserslautern, where they will see use, be loved, and called George...
Well maybe not the latter.
I've started making a new backdrop and background scene for the switching puzzle that I will take to shows again – Really love showing and interacting with visitors. Overall layout, scenery, presentation important, so something for serious modelers, kids, and all in-between.
On the H0 layout I moved the on/off switch and power controls to the front of the layout, dusted, cleaned, and repaired most of the water related damage. Unfortunately my mountain-top abbey will need to be razed due to too much damage, but I'll replace it with a nice little castle I have handy. Will try to reconstruct the small z-scale loop on that level as well.
|Abbey in back to be razed...|
Finally, it's nice when the project that has kept me from the trains intersects with them. Below a bookplate in a book recently received that was bound by the bindery of W. Collin in Berlin during the mid-late 19th century.
It was once in the collection of the Henschel family library in Kassel, Germany. Henschel made locomotives small,
|Narrow gauge feldbahn locomotive at Boothbay Railway Village|
So, hopefully I can build some sustained momentum and get back to enjoying the trains on all levels, not just pondering and dusting.