The Construction Zone!  Houston N'Crowd's New Club Layout
July/August/September 2006
The layout space is upstairs at Papa Ben's Train Place.

You are invited to stop by and check our progress:  The layout room will be open most Saturdays.

More progress!

Above:  Work progresses on both levels. (July 2006)

Below:  Blue skies above! (July 2006)

Terry's skies

Container crane takes shape.

Above:  Steve's container crane takes shape in the Port area. (July 2006)

Below:  Preparing the helix and port approaches.  (August 2006)

Helix approach.

Four photos below:  Testing ideas in the Port area..  (August 2006)

Port proposals

Port proposals.

Port proposals.

Another port view.

The Cloudmeister!

Above:  Terry, the Cloudmeister! (September 2006)

Below:  The results! (September 2006)

 The results.

Workin' on the railroad...

Above and below:  Workin' on the railroad!

Workin' on the railroad...

Station stop.

Above:  Test fitting the station in "Bennet, Texas" - this will be in the hallway and visible to the public at all times.

Three below:  Preparing the railroad in the public hallway.  The goal is to have scenery substantially complete and trains running in this section for the 2006 National Model Railroad Month Layout Tours, sponsored by the San Jacinto Model Railroad Club.  Click here for more info on the tours.

Hallway view.

Hallway view, too.

Hallway view, three.

All photos above taken by Ted Davis - thanks again, Ted!

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