Come on back to the caboose and get a cup of coffee [or sweet ice tea] Part I

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  1. jefelectric

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    Good evening all,

    No trains today. Jean's day off so shopping and a little babysitting.

    Tom, How big is that museum layout going to be?

    Enjoy your trains.
  2. spankybird

    spankybird OTTS Founder

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    Th'e 'O' gauge tin plate layout is 8' x 12' and to large 'O' is going to be 25' x 60' in an E shape. There will be an 'S' gauge above it and 'G' below it.:thumb:

    The 'HO' guage is 16' x 50' with 4 main lines. :D
  3. wrmcclellan

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    Tom,

    Nice work on the benchwork. Looks like the big layout will be reality soon. Good for you guys.

    Hot here. Waiting on the weather report. Was supposed to be 102 here today. Sure felt like it.

    Take care all!
    Roy
  4. spankybird

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    Good Morning All from NE Ohio
    where the temp is 70 deg with dew point of 68 deg and heading to 90 deg today. With this humidity, it is going to be very hot.

    Today the OTTS group is headed to the NKP museum in Conneaut Ohio and then to Jefferson for a ride on the AJ and C RR. A fun day ahead.

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    Long time listener first time caller!

    Good Summer Morning from the Hill Country of Western Wisconsin!

    Have a SAFE and ENJOYABLE weekend everyone.

    95 & humid today on the ridges.

    Its going to be a good day to work on the layout.

    Russell

  6. jefelectric

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    Good morning to all,

    Tom, Thanks for the info. That should be some sight when you guys get them all up and running. Do you have a target date for completion? Sounds like you have a nice day planned, enjoy.

    Bill, In our area Hospice is a first class operation. I have had quite a bit (to much actually) of experience with them. They did a great job caring for my step mom before she passed away. Also several friends were well taken care of.

    Roy, Don't envey your weather. I used to be able to work outside all day long in any kind of heat. No more, I guess it is getting older but now I retreat to the AC in the house or basement in the afternoon. We have been getting 80s & 90s with high humidity for the past couple of weeks. No letup in sight. Don't know how Laz can continue to do his morning run in the kind of heat & humidity.

    Those donuts certainly are not helping my diet.:D

    Enjoy the day,
  7. jefelectric

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    Morning folks I'm soooooooooooooooooooooo excited I can't wait for the work day to be over . I'm finally getting to the inclines . I got 4 more turnouts to install and wooohoooo time to fit in the structures. :wave:
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    Hi Everyone ! I was looking at Lynns web site, at his layout & it is really going to be a nice layout, & Very nice benchwork too !!
    A lot of talk about those donuts up there everyday, & every time I see them, I want one !!
    That Depot looks identicle to the one in Ashtabula, Ohio along the old NYC main, now CSX. I'm wondering where that depot is !!
    Good to see John ( Jeffelectric ) here. Nice aquarium car & box car too !
    Well, hope everyone has a nice wekend !
    Thanks, John
  10. spankybird

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    Good Morning All from NE Ohio
    Where the temp is 70 deg and headed to 92 deg with Blue Clear Skies.

    We don't have a completion date for the layout, as you should know, no layout is ever done. With us living on donations, money is always tight. :cry:

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    Tom, is this the mueseum in Ashtabula? At first i thought it was the ACY, but i see its ACJR..which is like Ashtabula, Conneaut juction rr or something along the lines. sign1
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    Greetings from North Central OHIO. Where is a blistering 94 today...way too hot and humid to be out..so maybe its work on the Geeps or Layout day! BTW, Tom, have you been to the Mad River RR Museum Yet in Bellevue..if not its well worth the trip! Also Marblehead has its huge layout in different scales too. Another well worth trip. The place is called train-o-rama.
  13. spankybird

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    The first few pics is at the AC and J RR in Jefferson, Ohio. We took the train ride yesterday and they also had a civil war reenactment.

    The last pic of the Berk is at Conneaut Ohio, at the NKP museum.

    I have been to Train-O-Rama but not to Mad River yet.
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    Morning all. Back from Early Church and SS. Bill Fisherman, where are you from? I know a guy [met him in Orlando BPS] from another forum that has simular "handle". Hot and humid here. AC weather. Worked on servicing engines last night until late. All running well. Later
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    Good Morning everyone !! Getting hot here today ! Nice pictures Tom ! Looks like you all had a good time ! I couldn't get hooked up with you guys, got going on my errands too late, mostly cause playing on the computer !!
    Hope everyone has a nice day !!
    Thanks, John
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    Good afternoon,

    The hot and humid weather continues. Haven't been outside since we got home from church. Been working on the Sunday crossword & added a little to the long running stockyard project.

    Sounds like everyone is trying to keep cool, hot in most of the country.
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    Morning guys,
    Thanks for sending some of the rain this way.
    It rained here yesterday and coolled things off a bit.
    Great photos Tom.
  18. jefelectric

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    A few progress pictures of the stockyard.

    Future location.

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    On the "neat" workbench.
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    In place temporarily.
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    That is it for, maybe another week to finish.
  19. N Gauger

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    Great Pics!!!! :D
  20. Gil Finn

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    I dig that stock yard, is that scratch built?

    You Yankees have great talent.

    Gil FInn said that
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