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by paulsrail
Mon May 04, 2015 1:31 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: "Pen Y Bryn"
Replies: 268
Views: 26919

Re: "Pen Y Bryn"

Really stunning, i,m most impressed
by paulsrail
Fri Feb 13, 2015 6:18 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Coegnant branch of the Blue line
Replies: 93
Views: 14577

Re: Coegnant branch of the Blue line

I,m going to build an elavated track with bigger radius bends to cater for my Southern Pacific GS4. I only hope it doesn,t hide to much of the detail of the layout. The following photos show what i intend. Any feedback would be most welcome.
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by paulsrail
Wed Feb 04, 2015 3:53 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Coegnant branch of the Blue line
Replies: 93
Views: 14577

Re: Coegnant branch of the Blue line

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Detailing next and the end pillars, hopefully we,ll have milder weather soon so i can get out the garage to install the viaduct into the layout.
by paulsrail
Sun Feb 01, 2015 4:04 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Coegnant branch of the Blue line
Replies: 93
Views: 14577

Re: Coegnant branch of the Blue line

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Update on latest progress with the viaduct, nearly all the girder work done
by paulsrail
Mon Dec 22, 2014 3:17 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Coegnant branch of the Blue line
Replies: 93
Views: 14577

Re: Coegnant branch of the Blue line

Just a few more photos of the bridge build before work stops for christmas
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by paulsrail
Mon Dec 15, 2014 4:43 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Coegnant branch of the Blue line
Replies: 93
Views: 14577

Re: Coegnant branch of the Blue line

latest progress with the bridge
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by paulsrail
Wed Dec 10, 2014 4:29 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Coegnant branch of the Blue line
Replies: 93
Views: 14577

Re: Coegnant branch of the Blue line

I,m using left over strips of timber from my model of the Santisima Trinidad. i used the same material for my model of the St Charles Air line bascule bridge.
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by paulsrail
Wed Dec 10, 2014 4:26 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Coegnant branch of the Blue line
Replies: 93
Views: 14577

Re: Coegnant branch of the Blue line

Its that time of year when i like to have a little project to do indoors in the wam, the garage housing the layout gets quite cold. this winter i will start with my own wooden scratch built version of the Faller 120535 Bietschtal Bridge kit.
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by paulsrail
Sat Nov 08, 2014 4:58 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: "Pen Y Bryn"
Replies: 268
Views: 26919

Re: "Pen Y Bryn"

I think those coal drams are excellent , i want to add some to the screens at the pit head of my model of Coegnant Colliery, could you help me with some sizes, such as the dia of the wheels and the guage of the track, i can get the size of the dram from the one outside the old council offices at Mae...
by paulsrail
Sat Nov 08, 2014 4:50 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Coegnant branch of the Blue line
Replies: 93
Views: 14577

Re: Coegnant branch of the Blue line

Last photo for now, it will be great to get back into layout building , i hope to construct an ariel ropeway and some coal drams for the pit head.
by paulsrail
Sat Nov 08, 2014 4:44 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Coegnant branch of the Blue line
Replies: 93
Views: 14577

Re: Coegnant branch of the Blue line

I,ve had to remove the operating arms as a temporarily as they had twisted and were jamming up.
by paulsrail
Sat Nov 08, 2014 4:37 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Coegnant branch of the Blue line
Replies: 93
Views: 14577

Re: Coegnant branch of the Blue line

At least the model of the St Charles Air Line Bascule bridge was intact and un damaged
by paulsrail
Sat Nov 08, 2014 4:27 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Coegnant branch of the Blue line
Replies: 93
Views: 14577

Re: Coegnant branch of the Blue line

Hope we have a mild winter so i can get on with repairs
by paulsrail
Sat Nov 08, 2014 4:16 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Coegnant branch of the Blue line
Replies: 93
Views: 14577

Re: Coegnant branch of the Blue line

The layout took a bit of a battering during the build as the garage was used by the builders as a store room
by paulsrail
Sat Nov 08, 2014 4:11 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Coegnant branch of the Blue line
Replies: 93
Views: 14577

Re: Coegnant branch of the Blue line

Going around the layout anti clockwise

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