Monday, December 27, 2010

Removable staging installed

Today I finished constructing the "cassette" to be used to represent Duluth (removable staging). I still need to add some side walls to prevent a catastrophic wreck, but for the most part, it's done. The cassette attaches to the layout using deadbolt locks, and can be attached from either end, allowing me to turn the train by simply turning the cassette 180 degrees.

Some tense moments as I ran the first train onto the staging cassette: