Diesels at Crown Point and Sovereign St.

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Re: Diesels at Crown Point and Sovereign St.

Postby glencairn » Mon Aug 30, 2021 1:08 pm

Bufferstop wrote:I like the way your foliage reaches out to touch the trains. It's a bit like the entry to the North Warwicks(Shakespeare) Line at Tyseley.


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Not only The Shakespeare Line. The sound of branches whacking the side of carriages on the line from Ladybank to Hilton Junction (and many others).

The line to Wetherby (and York) was another line one did not put your head out the window. No. No. No. :lol:

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Re: Diesels at Crown Point and Sovereign St.

Postby glencairn » Wed Sep 01, 2021 8:40 pm

Younger Granddaughter here for a couple of days.

She had 47583 County of Hertfordshire running.

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She wanted a picture of 'her shop'.

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The fact all the girls born in our family are called Julia doesn't enter into it.

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Re: Diesels at Crown Point and Sovereign St.

Postby glencairn » Sat Oct 09, 2021 7:22 pm

Having spent a week eating hospital food because of Covid 19 and now recovering (slowly) trains have not been run.

Two days ago we had more than a months rain in a couple of hours. Flood damage in the town was on a large scale. The train room was damaged somewhat. Clarence Dock was damaged most.

The bridge forming the circuit was also damaged.

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Temporary repair work was carried out today. Hopefully when fully dry the bridge will look okay. If not I do have some card to make a new bridge.

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Now to see to Clarence Dock

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Re: Diesels at Crown Point and Sovereign St.

Postby manna » Sat Oct 09, 2021 7:53 pm

G'Day Gents

Glad to hear that you survived Covid and Hospital food, and then a flood !! have you thought about buying a lottery ticket :!: :!: :!:

Glad to have you back.

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Re: Diesels at Crown Point and Sovereign St.

Postby heda » Sat Oct 09, 2021 7:57 pm

What rotten luck you've had, at least you're recovering, quite a few people I know have had covid recently, fortunately all have had the jab but I think a lot of people are thinking it's gone away and stopped taking the simple precautions.
Get your layout sorted then sit back, relax and watch the trains go by.
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Re: Diesels at Crown Point and Sovereign St.

Postby Ex-Pat » Sat Oct 09, 2021 11:18 pm

Ditto all the above - and looking forward to progress reports.

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Re: Diesels at Crown Point and Sovereign St.

Postby Bufferstop » Sat Oct 09, 2021 11:52 pm

Keep us posted on the progress, and beg steal or borrow a dehumidifier, put it under the layout and see how much moisture it draws out.
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Re: Diesels at Crown Point and Sovereign St.

Postby glencairn » Wed Oct 13, 2021 12:38 pm

Thank you for your kind thoughts, gentlemen. Much appreciated.

Fortunately I managed to cover the area once the water came in. Not much was damaged. Mainly the cardboard buildings will have to be replaced. A small price to pay. :)

I know I wanted a after the rains theme at Clarence Dock with puddles; 1-1 weathering works. :lol:

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Some drying out and trains have been run successfully.

I also ran some steam trains. See the steam railway thread.


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Re: Diesels at Crown Point and Sovereign St.

Postby glencairn » Sat Oct 16, 2021 1:20 pm

Running sessions are back on.

Class 25 25237 with a Leeds Central to York local just departed Roseville Station.

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On guard, waiting for the Master to return.

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Class 47 47583 County of Hertfordshire with a train of Bofors Guns passing Leeds Sovereign Street Station.

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Re: Diesels at Crown Point and Sovereign St.

Postby glencairn » Wed Oct 20, 2021 10:32 am

A busy time at Winter and Harwood Builders Merchants.

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Harley the guard dog watches as the wheel on the wagon is being fixed. Max, the other guard dog is wandering over to see why it is taking so long.


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Ghosts & Bats!

Postby glencairn » Mon Oct 25, 2021 6:16 pm

The Happy Ghost of Leeds Sovereign Street Station.

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Bats at Clarence Dock Goods Yard.

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The Ghost of Clarence Dock Goods Yard

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Re: Diesels at Crown Point and Sovereign St.

Postby glencairn » Wed Nov 10, 2021 11:56 am

Minor alterations at Clarence Dock Goods Yard.

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Still keeping the after the rainfall puddles and wet look .

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Re: Diesels at Crown Point and Sovereign St.

Postby dan8400 » Thu Nov 11, 2021 6:38 pm

Hi

I love the ghosts! Very amusing :)

The atmosphere in the last shot is very good. It would be easy to imagine yourself there.

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Re: Diesels at Crown Point and Sovereign St.

Postby glencairn » Thu Nov 11, 2021 7:21 pm

dan8400 wrote:Hi

I love the ghosts! Very amusing :)

The atmosphere in the last shot is very good. It would be easy to imagine yourself there.

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Thank you for your comments, Dan. Much appreciated.
The 'ghosts' were in answer to my American railroad friends. They run an annual 'Halloween Competition'. No prizes. Just good fun.

The 'puddles and wet ground' is quite simple. The idea came from P.D. Hancock of Craig & Mertonford fame.

Clear varnish with a thin piece of plastic over forms the puddles. Clear varnish on the ground in patches; giving a wet ground that is drying in places. Darken everything with a black wash to give the overcast feel after rainfall.

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Re: Diesels at Crown Point and Sovereign St.

Postby Stainsacre » Fri Nov 12, 2021 7:47 pm

The atmosphere in the last shot is very good. It would be easy to imagine yourself there.

I agree with Dan 8)


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