Kitchener Train show pics

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  1. spitfire

    spitfire Active Member

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    Went to the show today with Dave Flinn who is visiting Toronto for a few days. We headed out at about 9:30 am and with little traffic we made it there in good time. Neither of us were sure what to expect, but it was a lot bigger than I thought it would be and very well attended.

    Here's a couple shots showing the general scene.

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    Some operating layouts, this first one is in N-scale and very nicely done too!

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    A tin plate layout with lots of lights and animation that had the younger crowd oo-ing and ah-ing in delight followed by a completely scratchbuilt O-scale layout. (the only thing the owner didn't make himself was the figures and the vehicles.

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    There were some amazing miniature mitre saws for sale (which I didn't buy) and some craftsman kits, from which I bought some signage.

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    One thing about the Kitchener area is the beautiful Victorian architecture.

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    Just kidding!!! It's a diorama built by my cousin Greg - we ran into each other at the show, and he had the diorama in his van. That's Greg on the left and Dave on the right.

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    A couple more shots of Greg's beautiful dio.

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    While we were out in the parking lot, a Lancaster bomber flew overhead, as part of some festivities elsewhere in town. A nice piece of history!!

    Did not run into David aka 60103.... but we still managed to have a good time!!!

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  9. Dave Flinn

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    Good pix, Val. Thanks very much for taking me out there and back. I really enjoyed visiting with you and seeing the show. I agree that it was really better than I had hoped, although I really didn't have any idea what to expect.

    Now, let me see if I can add some of my pictures here (Ha Ha - I've never tried this before)
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    Hmm. I thought I followed Val's and The Gauge's instructions and uploaded two pictures; but I don't see them. Will try again. If it doesn't work this time, I'll scream for help.
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    Help! Help!
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    spitfire Active Member

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    Dave, click on the "post reply" button lower left. Scroll down to where it says "Additional Options". The first little box is called Miscellaneous Options and the next one is called Attach Files.

    Click on the button that says "Manage Attachments". When you do another window pops up.

    Click on the button there that says "Choose File". That will let you browse the files on your computer. When you've selected one you'll be back at the first window. Click "Upload" and there you go!

    Val
  13. Dave Flinn

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    Another Attempt at Pictures

    Ok. I am following your instructions. Let's see what happens. If this picture goes, look closely and you'll all see Val.

    I don't see nuttin! I followed the instructions, selected a picture and clicked on upload; but I think it uploaded into cyberspace; certainly not to this message.
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    Dave,

    Are you resizing your picture to fit our maximum standard? Once you locate your picture on your computer, you must hit the "upload" button. When you do an "upload" and it doesn't work, the dialog box will tell you why. If it's too big, you will have to size it using a photo editor program. I have a tutorial here on how to do that.

    Keep trying.
  15. Dave Flinn

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    Picture Problems

    My pictures have already been resized to 640x480. There's something fishy going on here, and it's probably with the operator (me). Just tried again, and no go.
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    One More Try

    Thought I'd try once more before we go to dinner. Sorry to keep boring folks with my problems, but maybe I can learn something.

    Aha. I found the problem. I thought my pictures were small enough; but this time I got a warning that it is too big. Will try resizing. I just wasn't reading the warning before, I guess.
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    Resized Picture

    Here we go. I hope I've got it this time. Anyway, look for Val.

    Ok. I went through the process, and clicked upload. The "title" now appears under "Manage Attachments" in "Additional Options"; but how do I get it to actually appear in the message? Maybe when I submit reply.....

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    Hey, it worked. Whew. That's pretty small, though. Guess I'll have to try not reducing them quite so much. I'm gonna go away now and give you all a rest. I'll be back, though.
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    Reducing? That's exactly what I need to do LOL!!!

    Val
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    Gosh, I wish it was a lancaster!! :eek: It's actually a british lend-lease North American B-25 Mitchell! :thumb: