The Fradun Garden Railway got started in 2007(after the landscaping was done)
with 100 feet of track circling the pond, stream and waterfall.
A concrete church, built by Julie Barber, was the sole structure, and is now on the
layout where track will arrive in a future expansion, date unknown.
In 2008 the track was powered and a DCC system installed. This system will allow
much expansion and flexibility. Also in 2008 seven scale log cabins (1/24rth),
a scale lumber train station (1/24rth lumber construction) and a covered pedestrian
bridge (same scale) were built and added.
Future plans change yearly but the current plan is to have a a building with track
inside so trains can be store in a secure area during the season and driven out onto
Track will also be extended with likely two large loops and some other bits. A Rural
community, constructed of “Jigstones” and concrete buildings is also planned.
As with all grand projects the concept comes without forecast dates. The Fradun
Garden Railway is a bobby, likely always will be with “stuff” to be done.