start off with a little perspective today. I donned my wide angle
lens once again to get as much of the room in as I could. You can
see that the layout wraps all the way around the family room.
now the Yard area of the layout. Still using the wide angle to get
as much as I could in one shot. This would be the view of the yard
from the "Mt. Washington" section of the layout. The folks
that will be moving in up there are some lucky dogs!
is a look at the Roundhouse and Turntable. With the lens you get a
more complete look.
A MTH Rail King Blue Comet is back near the tower as a CP and Hudson are
in the bays for some maintenance. The Yard is well lit by Lionel's
double stack yard lights. These are some nice lights. If you
need some illumination I would recommend them.
similar shot without the wide angle lens and at night. The yard is
completely a glow. Looks like it the Penssy Decapods turn for some
TLC in Mr. Potter's Roundhouse. Some of the scenery in this area was
not complete yet but the lights give this scene a surreal look!
returning to service the MTH Decapod is back on the mainline. Time
is money and this 2-10-0 is high balling to Pittsburgh with freight in
right into the Roundhouse. An awesome view. The Atlas
Turntable has been performing quite well. As I said before the
indexing is very accurate.
new P&LE switcher races around the yard area getting trains ready for
departure. This is one of the newest MTH Pittsburgh area
offerings. It was on the layout to shot a commercial for the
Pittsburgh area. A really cool little switcher.
finally for today's update a night time look at the mountain and tunnel
area. A blue twilight cast a moonlit glow upon the majestic
a load of bull! It just looks cool!