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Coach 5647 Construction Progress

How an empty room became a full-size train

I started building the coach in May 2008 in a 12x20 foot pink-painted room in the basement. I finally finished it in November 2012, though there are of course a few more things to fix up. Click on a year below to see how it came together.




Follow the links below to see more.


Coach 5647 - Introduction
The YouTube Movie
The Original Coach 5647
The 1:1 Model in the Basement
5647 Photo Gallery
Sidura's Globe and Mail Essay about the Basement