I’m proudly sharing my first model train layout
with y’all. The Cheesy System is a lesson in efficiency measuring 48” X 69”.
Notice the stretegery I used to provide access to the bathroom and
underwear drawer by cutting out the corners of the layout.
Milwaukee Road SD18 doesn't have a horn so I improvise with air whistle
seen standing in the center of the track next to the Hiawatha billboard.
Some people may think the whistle isn't appropriate for a diesel but I
don't care these are after all toy trains.
was preparing to lay down the new mainline of a O27 track to accommodate
my Milwaukee Special the evening it arrived when the power went out.
Luckily my battery operated billboard provided enough light to find a
flashlight. With a few cordless tools, I was still able to put down the
track and thirty minutes later when the power returned we were ready to
I decided I'd add a mountain to the layout it took fifteen seconds to
pull the Charlton Heston kite off the wall and lean it against the
dresser. If I ever decide to put a tunnel through Mt. Heston, I figure
it will take about five seconds to lean it over the track.
love the "Cheesy System" Alterations are fast and easy
leaving more time for operations.