Slow but steady progress continues on the extension. I’m continuing on from where I left off in August. The last 500′ is almost completely graded. I had a “minor” setback on Monday. When I was grading with the skid steer, …Continue reading →
I have been using a skidder to begin grading the new Mountain Division. When complete, it will add another 1000′ to the current main line. This along with the double track behind the house and the new revers loop will …Continue reading →
Yesterday, may dad and I cut 59 – 16′ 2×4’s for ties. Today, I restarted drilling one track screw in 240 ties, and laid them out along the new extension rail to ease the construction process. Later, I completed about …Continue reading →
On August 31st, I posted my last extension update. Today, I began clearing and grading part of the extension – the Mountain Division. I did a walk through with a time lapse video. This part of the extension will add …Continue reading →
After some reworking of the original plan, I have begun Phase 2. The track now has 1,750′ of main line. The first part of phase 2 will add another 400′, making a reverse look and double tracking part of the main …Continue reading →
Here is a little video I did yesterday to show the flow of water around my track. The still photos show it when there is no water and the video, well, in one of the biggest rains in our history. …Continue reading →
I wanted a covered bridge on my railroad, but when building, my father and I decided to finish the track and leave the bridge until we have more time. As you know, we had the Golden Spike Ceremony back in …Continue reading →
On May 24, 2008, Nassonville Valley Railroad Company will hold the blessing of the railroad and Golden Spike ceremony. All are invited to view this ceremony and other events throughout the weekend live at Ustream.