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Cave Junction

This area has changed drastically in 2020/2021

Cave Junction

Lead for Mechanicsville/Wilder below Cave Junction

This area is not the same as well.

Lead for Mechanicsville/Wilder below Cave Junction

Wilder

This area has have several refreshes and updates to it over the years since.

Wilder

Cave Juntion (B) Port Helix Exit and climb (M) SLR Staging (T)

Thia areas has pretty much been fully rebuilt. (Still being completed as of May 2021)

Cave Juntion (B) Port Helix Exit and climb (M) SLR Staging (T)

Cave Junction Circa 2016

This view is looking at Cave Junction from the bridge that is just out of frame to the lower left.

Cave Junction Circa 2016

Woodsville Siding

This area had a huge change over in 2020/2021 where this section is now a tunnel going between a mountain.

Woodsville Siding

Woodsille (T) Ayer/Mechanicsville lead (B)

This area did not have much work done to it outside of new ballast.

Woodsille (T) Ayer/Mechanicsville lead (B)

Reed Point

The local community got a grant and decided to rehab and reconfigure the track layout. The station has moved, and there is a better configuration of trackage to get to SLR.

Reed Point

Sappi (T) Ayer/Mechanicsville Lead (B)

This area changed with new track since this was taken for the lead to Ayer/Mechanicsville with double track extended to here.

Sappi (T) Ayer/Mechanicsville Lead (B)

Riverton

There was a huge revamp not too long after these pictures were taken. Best to see in person.

Riverton

Riverton Agway

This are has had some slight tweaks since then, with the majority being to the track surrounding Riverton Agway.

Riverton Agway

Internation Paper (T) Ayer lead (B)

International Paper (T) has not had much for changes, bu the track below to Ayer is now double track in this area.

Internation Paper (T) Ayer lead (B)

Riverton North

With Riverton expanding, this area has changed with business moved further north to make room for tracks.

Riverton North

Mechanic Falls

This area was affected slightly with the rework in Riverton.

Mechanic Falls

Lead to Grand Helix

This area has changed for everything but the swamp. New track relaid and the oil/coal depot sits here now.

Lead to Grand Helix

Grand Helix

This area has double track now in front of the helix.

Grand Helix

Grand Trunk (T) Main line to Riverton (B)

This area has the start of double main line on the layout, with the are in the middle currently out of service due to track upgrades for RNK (Rumford and Kennebergo Yard)

Grand Trunk (T) Main line to Riverton (B)

WareHouse District

This had changed quite a bit, and the bridge is gone (as of May 2021) but due to be replace once management agrees to the layout updates.

WareHouse District

Warehouse District

This area has not changed, but plans are to expand the double main beyond this area. The hill would be removed, and re-profiled accordingly.

Warehouse District

Grand Trunk

This are has had work done to it over the years, and was being worked on by club member John Middleton before he passed away. It has not been touched since until further discussions are done.

Grand Trunk

Grand Trunk

This are has had work done to it over the years, and was being worked on by club member John Middleton before he passed away. It has not been touched since until further discussions are done.

Grand Trunk

Warehouse District

This area had not been touched, but is in need of re-profiling. Also looking to do double main tracks as well.

Warehouse District

Warehouse District

This area had not been touched, but is in need of re-profiling. Also looking to do double main tracks as well.

Warehouse District

Grand Trunk

This are has had work done to it over the years, and was being worked on by club member John Middleton before he passed away. It has not been touched since until further discussions are done.

Grand Trunk

Obie Intermodal

This are is still the same with no work, but there is plans in the future to expand this section just a bit and give it a proper refresh.

Obie Intermodal

Thurston Station

This area has not had any changes and continues to look sharp.

Thurston Station

Obie Intermodal

This are has not had a change as well since this was taken.

Obie Intermodal

Thurston Scrap Yard

Has not changed as well.

Thurston Scrap Yard

Thurston

The area has run quite well. Only plans are to add animation with a crossing upgrade.

Thurston

Chase Engine facilty

Works, well so no changes for this location.

Chase Engine facilty

Thurston Yard

Same as it is in 2021

Thurston Yard

Obie North

This area has had some minor track work done, otherwise its the same as it was in 2016.

Obie North

Area above Obie North

This area has had changes done within the last few years. Major change is the show loop for Open Houses is now to the front instead of hidden along the wall.

Area above Obie North

Area above Obie North

Lower area not much for change, but the top is not the same.

Area above Obie North

Area above Obie North

This has drastically changed with a new project that has started to the left of this photo.

Area above Obie North

Obie yard

No changes to this since it was taken.

Obie yard

Obie yard

No changes to this since it was taken.

Obie yard

Obie yard with Obie Flyover

No change in this area

Obie yard with Obie Flyover

Obie Yard with Obie Flyover in background.

Works, but has not had any major revisions.

Obie Yard with Obie Flyover in background.

Obie Yard with Obie Flyover in background.

Works, but has not had any major revisions.

Obie Yard with Obie Flyover in background.

Obie North with Obie Flyover

Works, but has not had any major revisions.

Obie North with Obie Flyover

Open area above Obie to Hillcrest

This has had a major revision during the latter half of the Pandemic shutdown.

Open area above Obie to Hillcrest

Open area above Obie to Hillcrest.

This has had a major revision during the latter half of the Pandemic shutdown.

Open area above Obie to Hillcrest.

Obie North Yard lead (F) Obie Flyover (M) Roundhouse (R)

Currently these have not been changed since this has been taken. We have had many discussions on what to do in this area.

Obie North Yard lead (F) Obie Flyover (M) Roundhouse (R)

Main and Hillcrest yard lead

This has been completed wiped out and rebuilt during the Pandemic.

Main and Hillcrest yard lead

Obie North Yard lead (F) Obie Flyover (M) Roundhouse (R)

Currently these have not been changed since this has been taken. We have had many discussions on what to do in this area.

Obie North Yard lead (F) Obie Flyover (M) Roundhouse (R)

Obie North Yard lead (F) Obie Flyover (M) Roundhouse Lead

This area has worked extremely well. only upgrade would be to code 100 on the mainline, and completing the lead to the roundhouse in behind the flyover.

Obie North Yard lead (F) Obie Flyover (M) Roundhouse Lead

Hillcrest Yard

This area had huge changes in 2020/2021

Hillcrest Yard

Hillcrest Yard

Mainline track has been relaid and some switches were added in this area with a lead to the redone engine facility.

Hillcrest Yard

Hillcrest Engine Facility

Area was completely torn down, and fully rebuilt with hand laid track.

Hillcrest Engine Facility

Mountain Junction

This area was rebuilt and then torn down again to have narrow gauge added in. This is currently out of service as of 7-30-2021.

Mountain Junction

Mountain Junction

This area was rebuilt and then torn down again to have narrow gauge added in. This is currently out of service as of 7-30-2021.

Mountain Junction

Mountain Junction with lead to Mount Flushmore (T)

This area was rebuilt and then torn down again to have narrow gauge added in. This is currently out of service as of 7-30-2021. Below this area we have Pine tree Staging and Williams street now for a street running circuit.,

Mountain Junction with lead to Mount Flushmore (T)

Main line (rear track) CP yard lead (middle) HillCrest engine yard (front)

The engine yard has been revamped, but the others have not been changed. There is rumors that the main line would be re-profiled in the future.

Main line (rear track) CP yard lead (middle) HillCrest engine yard (front)

CP yard

No changes since this was taken.

CP yard

Main line run that crosses over itself Mount Flushmore

Top track goes to Hillcrest. Bottom track is to Lewiston Lower. No changes since then.

Main line run that crosses over itself Mount Flushmore

Main line run that crosses over itself Mount Flushmore

Top track goes to Hillcrest. Bottom track is to Lewiston Lower. No changes since then.

Main line run that crosses over itself Mount Flushmore

Mainline

This goes to Lewiston Lower. Since this was taken it was noted the track has a slight kink in it, but has operated fine.

Mainline

Blue Rock (F) CP Yard (R)

No changes since this was taken.

Blue Rock (F) CP Yard (R)

Blue Rock

No changes since this was taken.

Blue Rock

Ayer Yard

No changes since this was taken.

Ayer Yard

Mechanicville Yard

No changes since this was taken.

Mechanicville Yard

Lewiston Lower Extenstion

This has been completely ripped out and is a new extension of Lewiston Lower

Lewiston Lower Extenstion

Lewiston Lower Extenstion

This has been completely ripped out and is a new extension of Lewiston Lower

Lewiston Lower Extenstion

Wilder Siding, main 1, main 2

Track has been reprofiled, with hand laid track and fascia has been modified since.

Wilder Siding, main 1, main 2

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