The Valley Line just received a new NE-4 class caboose from Challenger Imports. It arrived just as you see it and needs only to have its couplers installed. This latest acquisition should fulfill my caboose needs for the foreseeable future and should be in service by the next operating session (after this Wednesday).
But the real news is that the Middletown Tower is NOT on my workbench any longer because it is FINISHED! (finally). Yes, my "quick & dirty" project that's lasted since June is finally done and on the layout. Proof below (along with the revised/extended Middletown freighthouse in the background):
And a quick prototype photo for comparison:
So - to paraphrase a popular ad slogan - what's on your workbench?