The start of something new

Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by shamus, Dec 28, 2002.

  1. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

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    Okay, I was asked to post some photo's of the new layout, I have yet to finish the 11% grade, only the track bed is in place.

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  2. Lighthorseman

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    Looking GREAT!!

    There's that packing tape again!

    What a cool trestle. Please keep posting your progress.
  3. aartwmich

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    Shamus.......you are AMAZING!!

    Did you totally tear down your old layout to do this one?

    Is that log trestle prototypical? Are those real 'sticks' or something you modeled?


    "she stands in awe" :eek:
  4. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

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    Hi, Yes, the old layout has gone. That log trestle was made using 1/2" balsawood shaped and painted to represent cut down trees.

    BTW, that trestle is prototypical, they used to make them like that, but never spiked the logs in place as they would take it down once that area was finished.

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  5. kettlestack

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    Terrific modelling there Shamus. The log bridge sets the scene! I love it.
    But hey, why did the BCRR #2 have to go???? ... were you not happy the way it was coming along? I thought it was superb.

    Errol
  6. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

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    OK Shamus, I've been observing your wizardry for a couple of years now...I've lost count...is this the 2nd or 3rd incarnation of Badger Creek?!

    Either way, it is, as always, stunning!
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  7. t. alexander

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    Looks superb Shamus, on my layout that grade would be called "the slide".

    t.
  8. Clerk

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    I made a post on here and it dissappeared.
    Anyway, Shamus. Those photos are great as is the layout.
    I was able to see the construction of Badger Creek #2 as you posted photos and it was fantastic as I am sure this one will be also. Keep the pictures comming.
  9. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Wow! Great photos and a great looking layout. I can't wait to see more.