Show us your layout, or anybody you knows layout, or your club layout.

Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by toptrain1, Oct 23, 2016.

  1. toptrain1

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    * To anyone who feels snubbed by my not including your layouts location in the tittle, I am heart fully sorry. I filled up area provided, and there is just no room for yours. Ok if you feel that this first run-on sentence is sarcastic, then U R right. I am hoping that some hummer will be added to the following posts and lighten up everyone.
    * I'll start of with a photo of my layout at a very difficult time. "The Little People Revolution". Yes they are there! Sometimes everywhere! If not hiding in buildings and under trees, inside of tunnels and caves! These sneaky little buggers sole purpose is to get even with layout operators who always are knocking them over. Dropping them on the floor and stepping on them. Chopping off there arms and legs to change there position. And making then drive foreign cars they don't want to. There are a lot more complaints but ahh I am to lazy to post them here. And that is probably one of there complaints, because they complain about everything. Back away's in time,they were secretly conspiring to halt my use of the layout, with a building boom, aimed at blocking all operation on the layout. It was a very difficult time foe me.
    * Well it starts out harmless enough with a car place here or there that you just cant remember putting there.
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    410%20002%202.jpg Now to see that photo you would think it is just a layout being built and the necessary things put here and there till something gets done. This didn't happen ! I didn't know what was going on until this happened.
    * A complete row of building appeared . Some HO, and some N gauge all together, in line. Wooo what is happening I thought. So I removed the buildings and this happened.

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    They built buildings on the main lines and in the streets. They put engine houses on the turntable. They, they, they, they ! This is very hard on me, when I think back. I would clear them, they would build more.
    * Woo is me.
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    wWell it took a town meeting to straighten this all out. Not I am more careful, and deliberate, in my building. I attend town meetings and apply for all my building permits as they required me to. And I don't chop off any legs or arms unless that little person decides that the new location will be OK !
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    Oh I did like their downtown arrangement of building and did keep them arranged like that, for a while.
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    IMG_6832 s.jpg IMG_6831 s.jpg IMG_6830 s.jpg IMG_6829 s.jpg A look today at the layout with some Mantua Mikado's and a few Pacifics. 3 small Marx Hustler's, a couple of Revell Sw7's, 6 EMF F3's and 7's a shark nose and others.
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    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    EXCELLENT, THIS THREAD IS NOW A STICKY!! :)
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    IMG_5033 L.jpg IMG_5034 L.jpg ] I was at my son Stephen house a month or so ago and took some photos of my son Steves layout. It just gets more impressive each time I see it.
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    IMG_5041 L.jpg Here are a few more photos.

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    Thank you, that was a quick one just to add photo of new loco to my photo records
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    Well, I am back again. I just put my CNJ steam on the layout again. It will seem to be a jumble of stored locomotives. My explanation for this is, I put most of a certain roads locomotives on the Roundhouse end and start cleaning, lubing and checking the operation of each one of. After which a few get put back in their boxes on a shelf. Then I get to play with my trains. You uploader say I am allowed 10,8 MB in size. You didn't accept a less than 325 kilobyte photo. That is 32 times smaller than what you say you allow. You keep saying it is too large. And you keep saying that the file size is 10.8megabytes. I am bewildered.
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    Looks like you got the Photobucket Blues too. I found Imgur to be a nice/better replacement for photos and no problems linking to Zealot. Hope this helps.
    Doc Tom
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    11-15-2017 layout Arrival of a photographic car for the lines official photographer. Mayem at the celebration IMG_1214 M.JPG .
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    Posts without pictures will be deleted. Also, the forum rules say you must upload the pictures to Zealot. Our generous uploading, 10 pics per post, as many posts as you need, will mean your pictures will not disappear, and we don't charge. If you could upload your pictures that would be great. If they disappear, the thread will be deleted, which would really suck, but a thread of paragraphs on a forum like this doesn't cut the mustard. Thanks. :)
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    That must be a blast to run. That turntable and all those trains to manage makes me think of " The Addam's Family", and the way he always caused head on collisions, "Oh the model Humanity". ;)
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    IMG_0923 - Copy.JPG Here is my layout in these days.
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