One of the sure signs of progress on the layout is when you actually stop working in the horizontal plane, ie baseboards, track and basic ground, and start to work vertically. The first vestige of this was the signals, but now with the buildings starting to be “planted” its really beginning to grow tall.

I’d been asked to do some photographs of the layout for the forthcoming Expo Autumn show – I must admit I was a bit reluctant  to do photos when I’d not got the groundcover down but the completion of the station buildings – barring putting on the notice boards which should arrive from Sankey Scenics (where the signage came from) tomorrow. I’m quite pleased with the buildings considering they were all flat white styrene sheet a months ago!