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Prince Street

With most of the ties now in place, I’ve shifted my attention toward rail. As I write this, I figure I am approaching the point of having about half the rail for the layout installed. Electrical drops have been soldered to the underside of each section but as yet there is no main power bus to tie those to. I’m using CA to bond the rails to the ties. While I’m satisfied with the quality of the glued joint, I intend to spike the track too. For spikes, I’d like to try those really sharp looking spikes that Andy Reichert is selling and I’ll order those this week. When they arrive, I’ll also tidy up a few rails that, while in gauge, I’m just not content with their position.

With the rail glued in place, I also took some time to break out some tubes of paint and set to…

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