Monday, 3 October 2016

At Noarlunga Model Railroaders MR Show, October 2016

Awarded Best Display as voted by peers at this exhibition. There were 19 layouts on display.

Friday, 17 June 2016

At Adelaide MR Show, June 2016

The layout is now 11 metres long. The picture is an overview of the setup with a closer view of Sandergrove, the next station along the line.

Friday, 3 June 2016

Progress on the Bridges and Mill & Silo Modules

Pics of progress on the Bridges module and the Mill & Silo module in preparation for the 2016 Adelaide MR Show at the Greyhound Racing venue over the coming June long weekend may be viewed by selecting Bridges and Mill & Silo respectively in the menu.
An expanded Strathalbyn layout will be on display at the MR Show. It will include the next station, Sandergrove.

Monday, 8 June 2015

At Adelaide MR Show, June 2015

The layout is now 8 metres long. The picture is a rear view of the station and loco facilities area. Note the colorful Jacaranda tree at the far end of the station.

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Some Trees 'Planted'

Some trees have been 'planted' around the station area.  The trees were made by Murray Bridge Trees and Terrain.  More trees are to be 'planted' in other areas later.

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Track Ballasting

Station area ballasted. A pic can be viewed under Track in the menu.

Monday, 29 December 2014

Sheep Yards

The sheep yards with double deck loading ramp have been made and positioned on the layout. You can view a pic under Lineside and Details in the menu.

Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Signals

The Searchlight and Switch Stand signals info and pics have been included under Lineside & Details in the menu.

Monday, 6 October 2014

At Noarlunga M/Railroaders MR Exhibition 2014

The exhibition was held on 4th & 5th of October. The layout is now almost 7m long. More progress has been made on the Bridges module (see picture under Bridges in the menu above). The new 'Adelaide' Fiddle Yard is on the extreme right.  A pic of the 1200mm long fiddle yard can be viewed by selecting Track in the menu above.

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Start of Scenery Work

Scenery has been started for the station surrounds.  Stage 1 is ground cover.
Ground cover scenery for the loco facilities area is almost complete. Note the operable Switch Stand Signal adjacent to the turnout beside the loco shed.
You can view the progress up close and personal if you visit the Noarlunga Model Railroaders MR Exhibition on the 4th & 5th of October (Sat & Sun of long-weekend).