Pics of my layout progress....Dialup BEWARE!!

Discussion in 'Logging, Mining and Industrial Railroads' started by GearDrivenSteam, Jan 6, 2006.

  1. GearDrivenSteam

    GearDrivenSteam New Member

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    Thought yall might like to see some of my progress. This is my Merritt Valley Logging Company. It's a freelanced logging line set in the 1920s. My steepest grade is the 8.4% coming out of the inner loop. Track plan by Roger Bruce. Thanks, Roger.

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  2. Lighthorseman

    Lighthorseman Active Member

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    Some very impressive progress there, GDS. Great work. Hey, and just l:eek::eek:k at that BACKDROP!! It's a thing of beauty. :thumb:
  3. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    GDS that looks great. I like the track plan.:thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  4. GearDrivenSteam

    GearDrivenSteam New Member

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    Thanks, fellers. I'm pluggin right along with it. I'll have some more pics in a few days, if yer interested.
  5. knudsen

    knudsen New Member

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    That's gunna be a hell of a layout, Rob :D Glad you got a shay for that grade. :D
  6. GearDrivenSteam

    GearDrivenSteam New Member

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    You know, my bashed HO Athearn F7 Climax makes it up that grade better than anything I have, even the Shay. The Shay can't do anything right now. It's on it's way back to Bachmann for some repairs......said they might replace it.?!?!?!?!?!
  7. Wyomingite

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    Real nice track plan and its coming together beautiful. Looking forward to more photos.

    Ron :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :wave:
  8. silver

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    Very nice layout.
    I especially like the wye before the mill. If you put a mill pond/lake pop out in the middle access section you could have close to the look I am thinking of.
  9. CharlesH.

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    This oughta be great when finished. And that grade in the third photo looks murderous!!
  10. sumpter250

    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

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    8.4%.....steep, but then, logging rails ran wherever needed, and degree of curve, and grade were what they were. Lookin' good! :thumb:
  11. stagingyards

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    hmmmmmmmmm looks like my layout I have and I was also able to run a passenger train on side line to give more realizim the the era I like what you have but the incline might be a bit much for locos but looks great keep up the work
  12. NCMRailroad

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    where are the photos? pls repost!
    Thx!
  13. smullen

    smullen New Member

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    Yea, U newbs are missing out...
  14. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

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    I fork over $40+ fer a cable modem an' I don' see no pitchers, man...:cry:
  15. LoudMusic

    LoudMusic Member

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    It appears the website he hosted from has moved. I tried the new address with a few different paths and got no where, so I searched the gallery of the new site and didn't find him. Though their member gallery is quite impressive!

    http://www.trainboard.com/railimages/showgallery.php
  16. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    No pictures fo me as well, quick somebody help!!:cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:
  17. Floyd

    Floyd Member

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    I can't see any pictures either. All I see is a square with an "X" in it?????
  18. inqzitr

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    Nada for me. Sry, Love to see it.
  19. rogerw

    rogerw Active Member

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    Man that is one pretty layout , keep up the good work:thumb::thumb: