Now as I'm attempting to get back into a habit of posting, here's a sample of some of the cars that hopefully will make a trip to the paint shop soon ...
A three car train of CNS&M cars, with a diner in the middle:
A CNS&M wood coach. I'll be updating this with the roof mats and 3rd rail beams to run on the elevated:
One of three CA&E cars:
This car was of particular challenge: As received, it was built to proto-48 gauge. So, to get to at least pose on the L, I had to de-solder the trucks and ever so slightly pull the wheel sets to normal (?) standard O gauge. Then, I soldered the trucks back together. For now that'll do until I decide how I'll power these.
One item of concern is car storage. I'm rapidly running out of room:
Pay no heed to the Stooges, they just keep an eye on things. But I've got my Evanston 1-50 Car just chilling, plus 2 sets of Car Works 6000's, one flat door and one curved door. As its my railroad - I've chosen Mint Green and Alpine White for one set and Spirit of Chicago Grey for another.
A print by Mitch Markovitz of CSL 144 also keeps watch on things.
The rest of the fleet lives in a bookcase.