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    Basement staging/loop build
    Eric,
    Congrats on running your first indoor train.  Brings back memories of 20 years ago, when I started building the indoor "southern" division of the KVRwy.  Enjoyed it for many years.  The last of it came down this past September and Oct...  more
    Basement staging/loop build
    More progress.  About 60' of track laid so far.  I can't do much else until I receive the two 3-way switches.  
     
     
    Basement staging/loop build
    Nice work Eric.  Your trains are going to look good coming around those curves on that sturdy bench work.
     
    If you can't find the rail clamps for the bridge lift out section I used regular hillman clamps for my lift out section and simply carved...  more
    Basement staging/loop build
    Thanks Cliff - I have two. The second is much prettier as it was cut from finished wood with rounded edges salvaged from a waterbed frame.
    Basement staging/loop build
    Wow, great work Eric! 
    Jon, I love your double-folding bridge.
     
    Basement staging/loop build
    Thanks, Sean.  There will be a 12"-high masonite backdrop there eventually.  Probably taller in the areas where I don't have to compete with the drain pipe.
    Basement staging/loop build
    Eric
    Looks great .. I would install a 1x4 along the back so small things do not fall below.
    Basement staging/loop build
    Lots of roadbed down tonight.  The easement curves came out well, I think.  I should be able to get some more track down in the next couple days.  
    The lynchpin is the 3-way switch at the entrance to the house.  I expect to have t...  more
    Basement staging/loop build
    Paul Burch said:
    Eric,
    Just looked at this for the first time.  Looks good.  I would be tempted to add another  stub siding on the outer track of the wye at the lower left of your drawing.  6 or 7 more feet of storage can never hurt.&n...  more