Back in the Garden Railway Game

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Back in the Garden Railway Game
Posted by GP-9_Man11786 on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 9:54 AM

After 12 years away, I finally have a garden railway again. Unlike my old railroad, this one is much smaller and simpler, just an 8' x 5' oval. For now, that's plenty. My kids enjoy running the trains much more so than the N and O layouts.

As you can see, the railroad shares space with the vegetable garden.

 

 

Modeling the Pennsylvania Railroad in N Scale.

www.prr-nscale.blogspot.com 

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Posted by gabbyhayes on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 3:37 PM

Mate just remember from little things - big things growSmile

That little 8 x 5 can only get bigger

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Posted by PVT Kanaka on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 9:32 PM

HUZZAH!!  Welcome back to the fold!  

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Posted by chocho willy on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 3:32 PM

Very nice and as long as the kids like it that's all that matters

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Posted by emdmike on Sunday, April 28, 2019 3:39 PM

Very nice, many times, smaller is better.  Especially from a maintance standpoint as we all grow older.  If my dogs would leave my stuff alone, I would build a new ground level line for myself.  

Silly NT's, I have Asperger's Syndrome

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Posted by dextian on Wednesday, May 08, 2019 10:28 PM
Nice setup. Simple yet appealing. Looks like your kids love it.

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Posted by PVT Kanaka on Friday, May 10, 2019 2:23 AM

If you can, get a couple PLAYMOBIL sets for the kids to really bring the RR to life!

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