"Narrow-gauge service between Sausalito and Pt. Reyes Station ceased in 1920. It is possible that some of the narrow gauge rails remained in place a little while after 1920, but they were probably removed as soon as possible because of the difficulty…"
"These are absolutely epic epic pictures. I wonder if these are prints of a professional's pictures. They are so amazing.
1. Sausalito looking south
2. West portal of Tunnel #1 looking south toward Alto (mill valley)
3. Leaving Fairfax…"
" For pictures 3 and 6 I would guess the San Anselmo 'Y', looking towards Fairfax, just two slightly different views. Shame you can't read the signs on the businesses, that would probably clear it up."
I'm in N scale so the ballast I use is actual 'beach sand' from the bank at Healdsburg along the Russian River there. I sift it and the use and then use it straight onto the layout, using Richard's method of gluing,…"
Absolutely love your work here.
Am I correct that Nanning Creek is under that trestle just beyond the 'bluff' that your SD7 is on here? Can't wait to see your Island Mt. scenery! thanks for sharing, john"
John, I modeled the Bluffs as they were when Bob Hogan and I photographed them in 1961! If I did them as they were in 1953, my "era", they would be all wood! I have looked at several later pics and there appears to be more and more concrete and less and less wood. I think you did it just right!
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