My layout progress - Leecroft Railway

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Russ
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My layout progress - Leecroft Railway

Postby Russ » Fri Mar 30, 2007 11:00 pm

Hi i started building my first tunnel today, heres some pics hopefully

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A BIG thankyou to my sister Jessica who helped in the building process and brother phil for putting the pics online
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Postby m.levin » Fri Mar 30, 2007 11:06 pm

Looking very good Russ. Hope you visit to Levington encouraged you to make a good start.

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Postby Spavo » Fri Mar 30, 2007 11:50 pm

Now that's what I call a proper tunnell!

Nice one,

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Postby Russ » Sat Mar 31, 2007 1:37 am

Thanks very much guys glad you like it so far
, its the first time i tried anything like this,

I did forget the biggest THANKYOU, that goes to M. Levin for the inspiration and the tunnel portal CHEERS MATE
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Postby heinz » Sat Mar 31, 2007 2:33 am

Very nice tunnel mate!

You have a very accurate hill :roll:


Some trees or scatter she will be manifico.


Keeep it up

cheers heinz
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Postby Infrontcat » Sat Mar 31, 2007 3:04 am

Good stuff mate

Tell me about it later :wink:

Cheers

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Postby ledgero2 » Sat Mar 31, 2007 1:58 pm

a good start Russ. nice to see some progress at last :D
One day i'll fall out of the clouds and build a layout!!

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Postby Russ » Sat Mar 31, 2007 10:45 pm

Latest progress on my as yet un-named layout

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The start of the grass banking, not sure wats going on the other side of tunnel yet might even extend it yet
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Postby Spavo » Sat Mar 31, 2007 11:21 pm

Now that's even better, love the old chicken wire and paper mache hills etc, I made mine, called Music Mountain the same way, still effective and simple after all these years, nice work, keep it up....

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Postby mumbles » Sat Mar 31, 2007 11:32 pm

Spavo wrote: called Music Mountain the same way, still effective and simple after all these years, nice work, keep it up....

Gav.

not quite the same way, i don't see an midi-system under russ's mountain!! :lol: :lol:
[in case you're wondering see here ]
really nice hillside btw, look forward to seeng it come alive with greenery
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Postby m.levin » Sat Mar 31, 2007 11:32 pm

wow you've been busy. looking good mate

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Postby FishBowlMan » Sun Apr 01, 2007 1:59 am

Looking good Russ. Tunnels be good! Looking forward to seeing more,

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Postby live-frog » Sun Apr 01, 2007 7:43 am

Russ wrote:The start of the grass banking, not sure wats going on the other side of tunnel yet might even extend it yet


Good work with the tunnel Russ , nice to see good old chicken wire in action !
A small piece of advice from personal experience - if you extend the tunnel, have a think about a removable section for access to derailments & track cleaning.
Good luck with the layout
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Postby westbrom » Sun Apr 01, 2007 8:14 am

Good looking tunnel Russ, keep up the good work.


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Postby Russ » Mon Apr 02, 2007 12:10 am

Hello, another quick update

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Other side tunnel portal

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158797 having a streatch
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New cutting on other side of tunnel with 57008 testing clearances
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