A closer look at the layout.

Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by Ray Marinaccio, Jul 11, 2004.

  1. Ray Marinaccio

    Ray Marinaccio Active Member

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    Thanks Drew.
    I have to give Don (ezdays) credit for preserving this layout also.
    If not for his generosity it may have been stripped and in the dumpster as is the fate of most layouts when the modeler passes on.
  2. bigsteel

    bigsteel Call me Mr.Tinkertrain

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    this is an awesome thread and an even better layout :thumb:.but since i wasnt around when you got this,whats the story behind it? did you justfind it or did you buy it from someone?--josh
  3. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Ray, your pics look great! I really like the mountain scenary, the bridge, and the mine.
    Ralph
  4. Ray Marinaccio

    Ray Marinaccio Active Member

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    Here's a link to Don's thread explaining it's origin.
    The plan is still to get this layout set up and use it to get youth involved in the hobby.
    One of my friends in the club is into setting up operation schedules and way-bills. I am going to have him evaluate the operation possibilities when the layout is operational to set up a system so we can have the local youth groups come in and let them to operate it like a real railroad.
    We're hoping that this will give some kids the opportunity to try the hobby out.
  5. TrainNut

    TrainNut Ditat Deus

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    Hey Ray,
    Can you re post that link? I think it got lost somewhere. Haven't seen you as much around here lately. Hope all is well with the health and family!
  6. Ray Marinaccio

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    Here's a couple of shots of the new bridge.

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  8. Ray Marinaccio

    Ray Marinaccio Active Member

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    I started on the next section.
    It is rewired, most of the turnout machines are fixed ( I have 3 turnout machines to repair and I have to install one of the turnout control panels) and I started repairing the damaged scenery.

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