Better late than never

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Better late than never
Posted by ttrigg on Saturday, March 22, 2008 4:16 PM

Well I finally got around to assembling the videos I took at the 2007 The Big Train Show San Diego Bus Tour. I'm starting to get this video thing figured out. Now you need to bear in mind, I purchased this particular camera at five o'clock on the evening before the tour. There is a "Macro" switch on the top of the camera, designed for taking extremely close up pictures, now if I had read the instructions, I would have realized that it was NOT the telephoto selection. Most of the first scenes in the first video are out of focus, like I said, I bought the thing the night before I used it.

Video #1, GRR Host: James Kuhns

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xmHrka2U1o

Video #2, GRR Host: Carl Schleurmann

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4UmckRWljKo

Video #3, GRR Host: Bob Treat.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ew44IxKhgVY

Maybe, by the time of this years show, I'll have figured out how to put titles on these things.

 

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Posted by Coogler Rail Line on Monday, March 24, 2008 7:35 PM
Thanks for sharing!  I really like the water features in the second video....how were they made?  Natural or modelled? 
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Posted by ttrigg on Monday, March 24, 2008 8:26 PM

Modeled, naturally. Carl Schleurmann had (to the best of my memory) three different water features, flowing streams with rapids. I think he had them plumbed to the same 200 (?) gallon reservoir. I do not know if they shared a pump through flow control valves or each had a separate pump. Each stream, after starting from a "concealed" point of origin, meandered through its particular part of the layout, falling into a "hidden pond" (a collection tank concealed by small gravel.)

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Posted by BigTreesRailroader on Sunday, March 30, 2008 11:06 AM

Tom(TTrigg) has the videos reversed.  The second video is of Bob Treat's Snow Creek Railroad.  Bob uses two 55 gal drums to store the water.  All the water comes from that source.  Out one drum then in the other.

 

The video labeled Bob Treat is the late Carl Schleutermann's.

 

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Posted by ttrigg on Sunday, March 30, 2008 1:45 PM
That could very well be possible, as I did not take written notes, to aid my flaggin memory. 

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Posted by daddysgirl on Friday, November 02, 2018 9:25 PM

Hello, I did a google search and found this link. Was that third video from Carl Walter Schleutermann's 1065 Rancho Valle Ct. home! If it is that is my dad. He died in 2007 in a golf club accident. I want to know if this is from his back yard. Please I hope someone responds.

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Posted by Rene Schweitzer on Monday, November 05, 2018 1:01 PM

daddysgirl

Hello, I did a google search and found this link. Was that third video from Carl Walter Schleutermann's 1065 Rancho Valle Ct. home! If it is that is my dad. He died in 2007 in a golf club accident. I want to know if this is from his back yard. Please I hope someone responds.

 

I'm not sure if anyone can answer this, daddysgirl. The original poster passed away not too long ago, I'm sad to say

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Posted by Greg Elmassian on Wednesday, November 07, 2018 10:02 PM

You can contact Tom Rey, he is a member of the San Diego Garden Railway Society. I am on the board of directors and can give you his contact information, as well as pull from the rest of the membership.

 

Contact me at greg@elmassian.com

 

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