Did a couple of test ballast areas on the branchline to see how well it holds the track in place.
Glen and I test located a couple of industries and drew in the track arrangement in the coal mine and power plant areas. Need to redo the approach to the coal mine. Once this is corrected and finalized, a lot of mainline track can be laid, tested and ballasted.
Would like to see the track follow along the cliff of the branchline where the buildings are setting, and then curve back to go around the mine, breaking up a long run parallel to the fascia.