I finally got the tracks in on the north end of Elizabethtown (Chama), now engines can be serviced as per the prototype. I also built the ramp to the coaling tower as well as "sinking" the ash pit. The ramp was made out of three pieces of homosote glued together. I ripped it to width on the table saw and then after I drew the angle on the side, I cut the angle on the bandsaw. Then I made cuts every half inch to make it bendable.
Though not on the original plan, I was able to fit the "sheep dip" track in, this will serve as the rip track. Once all the track was laid, I added some basic scenery. Now I just need to paint the backdrop, then I can start adding cottonwoods.