Trestle Gets a Refresh

Mother Nature presents G scale enthusiasts with a unique set of challenges as compared to other forms of model railroading. The Fairplex Garden Railroad must endure through weather, nightly varmint attacks and a high volume of visitor traffic during the L.A. County Fair.

One of the top priorities is keeping the main line running, and that means track and trestle maintenance.

Jim and Rick build the base for the new trestle bents.
Jim applies weatherproof stain after construction.
John and Walt try their hand at finishing.
The finished pieces dry in the sun.