Three sets of SD units wait on crews to head north out of Black Mountain yards to the Leatherwood branch in the coal fields of Eastern, KY

Monday, October 19, 2015

Diesel Shops and Turntable Part 3

One thing about modeling is don't be afraid to change thing around. After looking at the turntable and the track arrangement for a week or so I just wasn't satisfied with how it looked. I wanted a roundhouse but didn't have the room. I thought about cutting a corner off but then again I didn't want to do that, so I added a small section to the layout coming out in the aisle. Adding this section left me to get a 3 stall roundhouse back on the layout. I also started on the false front of the diesel shop. I had a Bachmann 2 stall engine house that I had not used and didn't plan on using anywhere at the time.

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