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Month: February 2018

Divided

Divided

I have taken a step back and am rethinking the track plan.  I really am second guessing the yard tracks.  In the mean time, I put up the divider.  The divider and the peninsula are pretty much set.  I can not believe how much a divider painted blue and foam painted brown change the entire scene.

Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to the Nebraska & Southwestern Railroad.  This is a blog to capture my adventure creating an N scale model railroad layout based on the Burlington Northern railroad set in Nebraska during the late 1990s.   Follow along and be sure to subscribe!

Buss wires

Buss wires

I took a little different route with the buss wires.  I used 14 gauge wire for the buss wire and 22 gauge phone wire for the feeders.  To connect them, I used push in wire connectors.  This was very clean and very easy to do and makes adding/changing super easy.

Track and trains rolling

Track and trains rolling

The day has finally come!   I decided to go with Peco code 55 track.  I really like Peco switches and the code 55 just looks better.  I am using concrete ties on the main.  Here is the track getting glued down (with the help of some weight out of my tool chest).