My layout progress

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by Denyons, Feb 3, 2007.

  1. Denyons

    Denyons Member

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    Layout Dimentions

    Hi, Mrplow, Hope this helps.
    These are my layout dimentions. I hope you can read them OK.
    The 16' walk area at the bottom left is all could manage in the space I have but it is enough to get down to rerail any possible derailments (Not had any yet!!!!!!).
    Dennis

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    How did you build the container ship? I want to build one, in HO scale. Did you buy it or scratch build it from some plans? Thanks
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    Hiya Denyons -

    any chance you could post a basic sketch of the layout - I too have 3 sides of a room to deal with and having difficulty finalizing a track plan!!!
    Woops - just noticed it, I didn't realize this thread went over some many pages!!!!
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    Hi Nick,
    The container Ship was custom made for me by a friend who loves building ships.
    Dennis
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    Walthers Cornerstone Kit.

    Searched the local Hobby shops and came up with a Walthers Cornerstone kit building that will fit into the end of my docks as a Shipping/ Receiving warehouse.
    For the bricked in area, I made a very thin mix of some Orange with a little Brown. The area will be known as Pamona Docks so I will try to cut up some letters from a decal sheet to put the name accross the top front of the warehouse.

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    Those ships look good!
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    I have been doing some detailing and adding lights on the layout but my next project is making several hundres of trees for the mountain areas.
    Re. the photo, I took 3 shots and stiched them together.
    Dennis

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    Another photo of the canyon pass and one of the town.

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  9. jesso

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    Looks really good! Good luck on the trees. Don't burn yourself out on them.
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    Great work
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    Maybe it's time for an update on my layout.
    I have been adding details such as vehicles and people etc. to try and bring the layout to life. I also added 3 more tracks in the yard as I was running out of space for my collection of cars. Also added a couple of small sidings for maintainance trains and a few other items as they became available.

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    Looks great! That's a very nice collection of train equipment!
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    Bill Nelson Well-Known Member

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    That is a nice project, thanks for sharing.
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    very impressive work.i am currently getting stuff together to start a n scale layout.Any suggestions for the best layout for a 3 train setup?
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    Do you mean 3 main lines or 3 trains total?
    There are many layouts to be found in magazines or the Atlas Layout book.
    It all depends on what you are looking for, such as switching stub sidings or passenger through sidings. There are many many options.
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    Nice looking layout.