Orlando Model Train Exhibit

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  1. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    During our vacation in Orlando we found this little gem tucked away on International Drive. It shares it quarters with a sightseeing helicopter tour. The only name I could find for the place was Model Train Exhibit. It was an indoor G-Scale layout.

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    The place was huge with about 5 different trains running along with several trolleys. Some of the bridges towered over the walkways. Many of the trains took several minutes to make their circuits.

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    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    Great Pictures. :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
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    Great pix, Tompm, Thanks for sharing them with us...have a good one..steve
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    Thanks for the pictures Tompm... but what is it about G-scale that makes people use ridiculously tight curves and completely forget about ballast? As an N-scaler, I often think about getting into G-scale outside -- but once you're outside you have loads of room (ok here they're inside, but it's a bigger inside than most gardens).... but still the toy curves and bald track...
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    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

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    You never know when you will find an interesting layout. Great photos Tom.
    I agrre with tillsbury though that the track builders could have done a better job with the space they have.
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    ezdays Out AZ way

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    I agree, every layout is worthwhile to see, even if you think the builder could have done better.

    I think the word here is "inconsistant", some areas are great, others could use a bit more effort.