• New York and Long Branch, NY&LB in HO

  • Discussion related to everything about model railroading, from layout design and planning, to reviews of related model tools and equipment. Discussion includes O, S, HO, N and Z, as well as narrow gauge topics. Also includes discussion of traditional "toy train" and "collector" topics such as Lionel, American Flyer, Marx, and others. Also includes discussion of outdoor garden railways and live steamers.
Discussion related to everything about model railroading, from layout design and planning, to reviews of related model tools and equipment. Discussion includes O, S, HO, N and Z, as well as narrow gauge topics. Also includes discussion of traditional "toy train" and "collector" topics such as Lionel, American Flyer, Marx, and others. Also includes discussion of outdoor garden railways and live steamers.

Moderators: 3rdrail, Otto Vondrak, stilson4283

  by ppbhist
 
Hello fellow modelers. It's been a while since I last posted here but progress continues on my NY&LB layout.

Trains have been running over the completed half and track de-bugging has slowed down as most of the issues involving the trackwork have been resolved. I've now turned to the scenery on the upper level with much anticipation.

I'm beginning construction of the Shark River rolling lift bridge after just completing the Sylvania Avenue wood overpass. The Shark River Bridge will be similar to the completed Manasquan bridge shown below. I plan to finish up much of the upper level scenery before moving to the lower level.

You can visit my construction log at my NY&LB web site. Hope everyone is having a great summer!

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The Manasquan River rolling lift bridge

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The Sylvania Ave wood overpass awaiting datails and the land approaches to be built from foam
  by ApproachMedium
 
Nice job! I always wanted a completed model of BRIELLE the draw bridge on the manasquan river. I would still love to come down and see your layout in person sometime. It looks fantastic.
  by ppbhist
 
hello all...

It's been a while since I posted any updates on the forums, but I thought I would let anyone interseted know that my layout will be open for visits on Sunday October 26th between 9am and 2pm.

This is in conjunction with the annual New Jersey Layout Design/Operations SIG and RPM Meet that weekend. Ifn anyone wants to stop by, just shoot me and email and I'll provide directions.

For those who haven't been following, the layout web site is at http://www.nyandlb.com

Jerry
  by ApproachMedium
 
Oh nice, glad to see you are still around and still working on it. If I am free that weekend I would love to stop by and finally see it!
  by green_elite_cab
 
When I saw there was a NY&LB layout on the list, I suspected it would be yours! I'll try to stop in as well!
  by ppbhist
 
Hi everyone -

I can't believe its been over three years since I last posted on this forum! Work continues on my NY&LB and the pace has been picking up some since I have started on scenery at the Bay Head loop and yard. Shown below, the middle loop forest is well under way.

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I'll try and check back more often. Hope everybody has a great Holiday!!
  by ApproachMedium
 
Wow i was wondering what happened to you. I am back living down the shore again too.