Building the Yard

Over the next month or so I’d like to get the Brooklyn Terminal yard done. Since there aren’t any code 40 turnouts available commercially, they need to be hand built. I think doing them in batches will make things go faster and result in higher quality since you can build up some momentum. I made photo copies of a Peco switch and glued those down to slab of MDF to serve as a guide and working surface. Next, I used white glue to adhere the pc ties to the photo copies. From there on out it’s a lot of filing and soldering.