An O Scale Switching Layout

Helotes Switching Company Serving Helotes, Texas Industrial Area

Month: April 2019

Engine Maintenance Area

Locomotives with sand tower.

Maintenance area and Helotes Grain Company.

North End

 

The North End – Helotes Yard, UP exchange rightmost track.

Another view of North End.

 

Track finally installed!

Well, it’s been awhile since I updated the blog. I have pretty much completed laying the track and necessary wiring. In fact, I’ve been doing some switching already. Here’s some pictures…

The North end where the HSC yard is located.

The East end of the Helotes Industrial area is to the left. The North end is the leg to the right where the HSC yard is located.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

East end with the Standard Furniture Company on the left, the team tracks on the right and the BNSF main line that runs to Eastern Texas.

Another view of the East end.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The FedEx Transfer station is on the left. On the right is the Helotes Grain Company and in between the two is the Deep Rock Oil and Gas Company.

The HSC engine maintenance yard. I’m planning on enclosing the yard with a chain-link fence.