The houses and shops in the village have been rebuilt:
The chimneys have yet to be fitted, and the surroundings will need tidying up once that area has been reconstructed…
For reference, this was the same area before:
I needed to accurately measure the edges for new platforms for our club model railway layout, so I updated my earlier design of track tracer:
The lower wooden block is grooved so that it accurately tracks the rail line; the pencil lead (with a weight on top to provide pressure) draws a line on the plasticard in order to cut it to match the track.
These are the platforms constructed using the tracer:
Each platform is around nine feet long and split over three boards. The platform edges are commercially available plastic mouldings.
The Goods Shed needed a new platform, so the project for this week has been to construct one: