Sunday, August 10, 2008

Layout Progress as of 8/10/2008

This week I finally spent some time working on version 2.0 of the CSX Dixie Line track plan. As a result, I did not spend a lot of time on actual construction. However, the work I did do resulted in a significant milestone: the remaining six brackets on the west wall, which brought the final number of wall brackets to 34, marked the completion of installation of all wall brackets.

This view shows the completed west wall (to the right) looking towards the south wall at the far end of the room. Along the west wall here, Cartersville, GA will be on the lower level and Stevenson, AL will be on the middle level:

Now I am facing the north wall at the far end of the room; the recently completed west wall is now on the left. If you look closely, the lower level drops down about three inches as it nears the north wall. This marks the spot where the town of Cartersville, GA ends and the Etowah River valley begins: