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SPF 7/2
Posted by fifedog on Sunday, July 02, 2017 7:37 PM

new layout 1

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Posted by KRM on Sunday, July 02, 2017 7:47 PM

Nice Fife!!!!   Yes

Finished elevated loop. Most want to see how these shutterfly pictures show up on this post? I see yours are in a strange format. I just copy and paste image. Yours shows up as a link??? What are you using to post the pictures?

 

 

 

 I will try copy location.

https://im1.shutterfly.com/media/47a7da07b3127cceeea1a8edee8700000030O01QbOGzhs5Zg9vPhg/cC/f%3D0/ls%3D00309060868620170427005356311.JPG/ps%3D50/r%3D0/rx%3D550/ry%3D400/

 

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Posted by rtraincollector on Sunday, July 02, 2017 8:33 PM

Oh geese he has been smittened. He has 2 rail track. Turn your 3 railers card in, Fife. 

Looking good Fife. Someday I may get to that stage. When I'm grey and in a wheel chair, the way things are going on. 

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Posted by fifedog on Monday, July 03, 2017 5:15 AM

I saw that no one had posted pics yesterday, so took a shot with cellphone and took a stab at posting it.  I couldn't get it to load from cloud.

Kissesrt - There's enough love for 3-rail annnnd 2...

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Posted by Northwoods Flyer on Monday, July 03, 2017 7:35 AM

Thanks for starting this fife.

Nice photos of the start of the new layout.  KRM your layout is looking good too.

3 rail

 

2 rail

3 rail and 2 rail living in harmony

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Posted by dougdagrump on Monday, July 03, 2017 8:24 AM

fifedog

I saw that no one had posted pics yesterday, so took a shot with cellphone and took a stab at posting it.  I couldn't get it to load from cloud.

Kissesrt - There's enough love for 3-rail annnnd 2...

 

I've been using ShutterFly for about 10 or 15 years with no major issues. As stated by Kev just copy & paste, perfect for me "Keep It Simple Stupid". 

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Posted by fifedog on Monday, July 03, 2017 5:48 PM

Aaaannnnd Standard gauge, too.

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Posted by Penny Trains on Monday, July 03, 2017 6:47 PM

Say the magic woid and...

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Posted by Sturgeon-Phish on Monday, July 03, 2017 9:00 PM

Looks great guys and gals!!!!

When I get some time I'm going to look into shutterfly

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Posted by Penny Trains on Tuesday, July 04, 2017 8:23 PM

From my new Shutterfly album here's what I've been working on:

Should look something like this:

Crews have been working on the site for quite awhile...Whistling

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Posted by Firelock76 on Wednesday, July 05, 2017 5:03 PM

That galleon model looks great Becky, but I've got a question.  Just where is that "Chicken Of The Sea" galleon?  That's one impressive ship!

Sir Francis Drake would have been proud to fly his flag on that one, but he might have had a problem with the name.  Sir Francis was anything but chicken of the sea!

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Posted by Penny Trains on Wednesday, July 05, 2017 7:03 PM

The Chicken of the Sea Restaurant opened with the rest of Disneyland on July 17, 1955.  Here's what it looked like originally:

But it wasn't finished.  So, construction continued while the park was open in full view of the guests, which you don't see today.

Simple menu and there were vending machines on board too!  Big Smile

You could eat right out on the deck in the early years.  See the vending machines?

In later years the ship was renamed.

There's some question as to exactly how many ships occupied Skull Rock Cove between 1955 and 1982, but at least 2 have been verified.  In 1982 Fantasyland was extensively remodeled.  The original plan called for moving Captain Hook's galleon over a few dozen feet to afford a better view of Storybookland, which the ship always partly obscured.  (Also seeing a pirate flag looking like it was flying above Sleeping Beauty Castle just didn't sit well with some!  Pirate)  But the cost and logistics of moving a massive concrete, steel and wood ship slightly to the right just didn't add up.  So, Cap'n Hook lost his home.

The ship that I'm using is actually the Wicked Wench from Pirates of the Caribbean:

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Posted by Firelock76 on Wednesday, July 05, 2017 7:38 PM

Oh, so I take it the "COTS" AKA "Captain Hooks" isn't there anymore.  Too bad, as far as replica ships go that one was a masterpiece, looked sea-worthy as all get-out even if it really wasn't.

I've been on the replica "Golden Hind" and let me tell you that Disney ship compared very favorably to it. 

Oh, the "Wicked Wench!"  That makes sense, I've heard of the "Black Pearl" but not the "Pink Pearl." 

Thanks!  "Yo-ho, yo-ho, a pirate's life for me..."

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Posted by Penny Trains on Thursday, July 06, 2017 7:57 PM

Yeah, sadly they didn't build a new one.  I guess they decided they didn't need two ships especially since the one they kept could move (usually without sails Confused).

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Posted by Firelock76 on Thursday, July 06, 2017 8:40 PM

"Columbia" looks fantastic as well.  Reminds me a bit of the "Bounty" or Captain Cook's "Endevour."  They did their homework when they built that one.

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