From Vancouver Island to the Prairies on a 4x8

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From Vancouver Island to the Prairies on a 4x8

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"There was a time in this fair land, when the railroad did not run..."

The title sums up somewhat humorously my ideas for my upcoming layout. In about two years we will switch rooms with our daughters and that will give me a bigger room in which I can build my layout, but which will still be my office during office hours. I had the idea of doing a 2,5 × 7 foot layout, but the new idea is to do a 1 foot to 2 foot wide layout all along the walls. And I haven't decided on what exact prototype location I want to squeeze onto that. But right now it will be Canadian Pacific Transition Era.

But in preparation for that I build my first stretch of track. Because I never got started on the simple 1 house, 1 crossing, 1 switch, 1 teamtrack, etc., I kept it even more simple.

I am satisfied with the result for a first try, I won't be satisfied if this is the level I will stay on.
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Looks good! The grass is static?
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The grass is somewhat static. It shows the limits of my $5-self made grass master I used for war gaming. I shall get a professional grass master in the future.
The telegraph poles are from Auhagen and I have not modified them yet to look more North American.

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Your $5 self made grass master works really well.
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Looks great!
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One "foot" after the other, uh two. That looks good.
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