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by TK421
Thu Mar 24, 2011 10:48 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The Little Western: Arlesburgh West in N.
Replies: 42
Views: 9002

Re: The Little Western: Arlesburgh West in N.

Those shredded wheat locos sound worse and worse. That's unfortunate nothings turning up on ebay have tried model fair's second hand? it's a bit hit and miss but i've come across a few bargains there or i think the other is the goods yard. I got a minitrix 0-6-0 (think it's meant to be the southern'...
by TK421
Wed Mar 23, 2011 11:58 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The Little Western: Arlesburgh West in N.
Replies: 42
Views: 9002

Re: The Little Western: Arlesburgh West in N.

That seems to be the trouble nowadays a lot of stuff doesn't run on first radius curves anymore I don't under stand why Bachmann produce the Farish train sets with them especially as the one I got came with a VGA van which is designed for second radius or above curves :shock: I'm usually searching t...
by TK421
Wed Mar 23, 2011 11:50 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Forest Quarry to Forest Quay?
Replies: 31
Views: 4555

Re: Forest Quarry - N gauge Era 8-9

That was the reason I went for the terminal it adds that extra dimension I like the shunting side of model railways and it makes it a little more real just won a switcher today on ebay so i should be able to adapt that soon and have a Merehead style quarry. I have been thinking of ways of unloading ...
by TK421
Wed Mar 23, 2011 12:49 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The Little Western: Arlesburgh West in N.
Replies: 42
Views: 9002

Re: The Little Western: Arlesburgh West in N.

well you never know the american Bachmann thomas range now has a Donold and Douglas and i've been wanting them for 22 years haha :wink: . I'm still toying with the idea of painting a black five into green with red stripes. The Tomix are slightly bright and i think they are produced to Japanese n sca...
by TK421
Wed Mar 23, 2011 11:26 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The Little Western: Arlesburgh West in N.
Replies: 42
Views: 9002

Re: The Little Western: Arlesburgh West in N.

Dude this is an excellent layout I attempted to build the same station a few years ago in OO gauge with the removing of faces on the Hornby locos to be more appropriate, after all it's how the Reverend had his engines. I tried basing the track plan on what i could understand from the paintings in th...
by TK421
Wed Mar 23, 2011 11:07 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Forest Quarry to Forest Quay?
Replies: 31
Views: 4555

Re: Forest Quarry - N gauge Era 8-9

I have now completed my operating stone terminal to load my wagons in the quarry. The terminal has been scratch built from plasticard and Wills corrugated plastic with a point motor inside which operates a draw bar allowing the wagons to be loaded. When I install the loader on the layout i will have...
by TK421
Tue Mar 22, 2011 8:24 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Forest Quarry to Forest Quay?
Replies: 31
Views: 4555

Re: Forest Quarry - N gauge Era 8-9

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by TK421
Mon Mar 21, 2011 12:26 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Forest Quarry to Forest Quay?
Replies: 31
Views: 4555

Re: Forest Quarry - N gauge Era 8-9

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by TK421
Mon Mar 21, 2011 12:24 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Forest Quarry to Forest Quay?
Replies: 31
Views: 4555

Re: Forest Quarry - N gauge Era 8-9

So here is photo of the basic layout so far. The original plan was to feed the quarry from a branch coming out of the fiddle yards but this ment that the trains wouldn't get a look in on the main line so re think is needed here i have also completed my working stone terminal.
by TK421
Sat Mar 19, 2011 7:50 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Old Warren TMD - The Final Curtain
Replies: 749
Views: 126311

Re: Old Warren TMD - now building up stock

It's an excellent video it might have fooled me had I not known it was your layout :wink:
by TK421
Sat Mar 19, 2011 5:56 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Forest Quarry to Forest Quay?
Replies: 31
Views: 4555

Forest Quarry to Forest Quay?

I've been visting the website for a while now and find it most useful and I enjoy following people's progress on their layouts with great hints and tips you can pick up. So I thought it only fair that I join up and show my work in progress. Forest quarry is a not based on any particular location as ...

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