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Most of the track on the modules is hand laid using code 83 Micro-Engineering rail spiked to Mt. Albert Scale Lumber sugar-pine ties. Some sidings have code 70 rail.

Ground cover varies from Woodland Scenics ground foam to Noch static grass.

[above] A CNR 10-wheeler shifts a CP, 40' steel boxcar in front of the feed mill. The structure is from a Bar Mills Models kit with added details. The locomotive is a Simon Parent, limited run unit in brass & whitemetal. Boxcar is ready-to-run. In the backgound you can see a scratchbuilt wooden overpass and a tell-tale at the siding.

[above] CNR K3 Pacific #5575 hauls the single coach into Webb's Landing station. The locomotive is from an MLW Services brass & whitemetal kit, which rests on a modified American Models RTR chassis. The coach is an out-of-production brass model.

[above] CNR 10-Wheeler #1533 rounds the curve above Franklin's Grocery pulling a short freight.

[above] CNR Mogul #83 drags a string of boxcars out of Port Dover. The first and last boxcars in the consist are resin kits of 36' Dominion (Fowler patent) outside braced cars from Ridgehill Scale Models. The Mogul is a brass & whitemetal kit designed by Simon Parent and distributed by S Scale Loco & Supply. The wooden caboose is a resin kit, also from Ridgehill.

[above] A lone CN coach comes to rest in front of the small station at Port Dover. The station and the Arbour restaurant in the background are scratchbuilt. This 12' long module set is equipped with an integral backdrop as it is actually part of a home layout.

[above] Mogul #83 brings a few boxcars from beneath the overpass and begins to head over the rock causeway.

[above] A CNR diesel rumbles into Port Dover with a cut of hopper cars. The diesel is a modified brass import. Hopper cars are ready-to-run. A new die-cast Studebaker sits by the scratchbuilt coal yard office.

[above] CNR Mogul #923 rolls across a scratchbuilt pile trestle.

[above] Mogul #923 with a short train at the trestle.


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