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The new layout

For years I promised myself that when I retired I would build a home layout. Problem was that there was not a lot of room in the house or the garage, but the garage would have to do. I wanted something long, so I could run long trains, but in order to do that I had to keep it skinny. Here is the plan I had wanted to put on the table:
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I am using Kato Unitrack, and have already found that what works on paper doesn't necessarily work in real life. Will add photos as the work continues...
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So this is the frame and the flat surface. Next comes the track.
Wine bottles and paint cans make excellent weights to hold down the track while the glue sets!

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Track is down, and time to power up!
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See ya!!

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