After the last op session in May, I installed short circuit protection using 1156 tail light bulbs. I know, I know- I should have done this years ago. The photo below shows one of the bulbs inconspicuously installed in the fascia. However, once a short occurs, it becomes pretty obvious as can be seen in the second photo.
There are now eight separate power districts on the line from Logan east to Nelsonville. This should help alleviate the occasional issue with crews running switches and shorting this section of railroad. Next up will be short protection for Hollister Yard.
Two Atlas wide vision cabooses have been painted and lettered and are awaiting final weathering. Several windows in each have been blanked or filled in to represent the Class C6A cabooses that were acquired by the railroad in January of 1967.
And three of the new Walthers wide vision cabooses have been stripped and are under construction. By the time I ordered these, the undecorated versions were long gone. So I purchased the ones in the Chessie System livery and used 91% isopropyl alcohol to remove the paint. These three will be Class C8 and will be the newest cabooses on the railroad.
So that's all for now- thanks for hanging around!
So cool to hear about the sailboat! Sailing is one of my armchair passions. I love watching the adventures of solo sailors on youtube as they cross the Atlantic or sail to French Polynesia. I highly doubt my interests in sailing will ever go beyond the armchair, but I do find it completely fascinating. Great work on the Cabooses as well. the Red should look excellent contrasted against the green canopy of your forrest scenery.ReplyDelete