Pictures of The Nomad Valley R.R.

Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by Nomad, Dec 30, 2006.

  1. Nomad

    Nomad Active Member

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    I hope this works.:D The buildings are all paperstock for now, just to give me ideas of placement and space. Track is all atlas code 100 on cork. I didn't use foam, gluing everything down seems to permenant to me. I still have a lot of ties to fill in, that were cut out from a older layout, when I tried using magnets(which I am glad to get rid of). As always, comments are welcome.
    Loren

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    Nomad Active Member

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    The first one is looking into the room. The second one is the right side.

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    Nomad Active Member

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    The third one should be the middle section, and the last one the left side. Hope you like.
    Loren:)

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    Nomad Active Member

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    How do you upload all at one time?
    Loren

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    The center section.

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    The right side.

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    Hmm, can't do the last one. I'll try later.
    Loren
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    hhm nice layout, wish i had all that space to work with, but alas i must stick my layout under a bed for the night :rolleyes:

    always liked turntables
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    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    Great Pics, Nice layout so far, can't wait to see some more pics!!

    Sure hope your bed is built well, that would be a disaster if it collapsed!!!:cry: :cry:
  10. Glen Haasdyk

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    I like it. A fair amount of running space and switching potenial. I've got the same atlas turntable. If you're going to run a steamer, make one of your enginehouse tracks so you can run right across the TT without having to turn it. That's what I have to do with my Hudson.
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    Thank you all for the kind comments. Good idea Glen, I am hoping to have room for a roundhouse, so that would work great. But, my curves are pretty tight, so I doubt if I can run anything that big.
    Loren
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    Great start to what is shaping up to be a VERY nice and enjoyable layout.
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    CCT70, thanks for the nice comment. This is the third layout I have built in the last year because I get kicked out of the area I am using, I am tired of building, I want to run trains, not power tools, so I hope to keep this one for quite a while. Thanks to all the help I got here with the track plan, I really enjoy operating it.:D
    Loren
  14. Glen Haasdyk

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    Just how tight are they? I have a hidden 19" radius curve in a tunnel and my IHC Hudson negatiates it every time. All of my other curves are 22" or larger.
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    Glen, my minium was supposed to be 18". But------------ I went to a 16" on one siding.
    Loren
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    Where are the 18" curves? The loops look bigger than that to me but my eyes could be playing tricks.
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    Glen, both 18"s are on the left table. The inside upper curve and the runaround track.
    Loren