I have been lurking on this website for a while now and today is the day I have decided to finally post!
The baseboards are up and pretty much finished, just need to work on the fiddle yard. I have also started painting the garage walls and floor (after watching New Junction on YouTube, it did look brighter to do so). I just need to add some more lighting above and some more power sources. I’ve laid the cork and soldered (for the first time ever) the dropper wires and roughly placed the track. I will test it for a few weeks before I look to do any ballasting.
My reasoning for a Western branchlike station is that I am based in Plymouth, having grown up with the GWR on my doorstep I can’t think of doing anything else. I will need some guidance as I am modelling late 50s/early 60s and as I am only a naive 26 year old, any pointers or sources of information will be much appreciated!
I have never taken on such a project, my DIY skills go as far as putting a few pictures on the wall. It’s not going to be perfect but with your help I hope to build an enjoyable layout that my 6 year old self only dreamed of.
Looking forward to the challenge!