East of the Blue Ridge

Chronicle of an On30 quarry railroad

June 2020

Installing Flex Track

Having decided to use cork roadbed for the standard gauge track, it was time to install it.


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Liquid Nails adhesive was used with plenty of weight applied until it set.

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And so it went with the new sections of Homasote roadbed.

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Once installed, the new Homasote roadbed was painted dark gray to seal it.

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Micro Engineering On30 code 70 flex track was installed on the hidden sections.

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New and revised On30 tracks that are not hidden will be hand laid.