As announced to my local crew, my wife and I have made the decision to sell the house and build a new house in Sunbury. This all means that this will impact the D&H Champlain Division.
The layout must be dismantled and moved.. The new house will have a 3 car garage and 2 of the car bays will be sectioned off to then form the new Railroad room.
The new room will be 6m x 6m, where as the current room is 6m x 7.5m, so this is a down size but only by 1.5m in length.
Today we had the last session on the D&H Champlain division (version 3 as I call it).
We had a good turnout with Rod, Ron, Greg, Bill, Graham, Chris Elliot, Chris Cochrane, and Gordon a visitor from the USA that is here in Australia for the recent N scale convention held in Brisbane.
Here are a few pictures from the day.
A great afternoon was had by all and the layout ran with out issue (apart from a run away bunch of cars back down the hill to South staging and ended in a roll over of a few cars at great speed. Fortunately, there was no damage.
As part of the afternoon there was breaking news. The news bulletin read as follows: