New plan - opinions?

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by TrainNut, Aug 21, 2006.

  1. Seaboard

    Seaboard Member

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    Your layout plans look alot better than mine Trainut, and looks alot more sophisticated when you look at it. More fun at least. I still love that mountain tunnel scene you did, It looks awesome!:thumb:
  2. woodone

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    Well it sure looks good!:thumb: Is the plan for what we see in the photos? Where is the roundhouse( notice that I did not misspell roundhouse)as before? Keep up the good work and post your progress as you move forward.
    In your (before the last plan), I could not see where the reverse loop was, with the updated plan and photos it is clear now!
  3. bigsteel

    bigsteel Call me Mr.Tinkertrain

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    i didnt know amtrak served mines!:D great looking layout though,and good idea for reaching the hidden tracks.--josh
  4. jesso

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    I love that mountain! :thumb: How is the canyon coming along?
  5. MadHatter

    MadHatter Charging at full tilt.

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    I see, on your layout Amtrak is doing an excursion to the local mine, cool.... How much are the tickits??

    Great design by the way, can't wait to see it in a more complete form.....
  6. TrainNut

    TrainNut Ditat Deus

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    Well, I must thank you all for the fine comments.
    Woodone - yes the plan is for the layout in the pictures. I originally removed the roundhouse from the plan but due to popular demand, I have revisited that idea and it has kind of grown on me so I put it back on the last shown plan.
    Jesso - Once I did the barest minimum I could to the bridges, work on the canyon pretty much came to a halt. I was not sure what to do next and so I moved to the left end instead. I'm glad I did because now that I am going to add in another 3' just south of the canyon, things will change ever so slightly.
    MadHatter - the Amtrak excursion up to the mine was a "spur" of the moment trip. There was a group of backpackers that came into town at the last moment and some fine young engineer jumped at the chance to pull a single coach up the old roadbed for a weekend campout.

    Hey guys, I have a newer and more complete thread on this layout here...
    http://www.the-gauge.com/showthread.php?t=22333
    Hopefully that will lessen some of the confusion. Comments are always welcome! Check it out and let me know what you think. Thanks.