Garden railroad, take 2

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Sunday, March 29, 2020 5:41 PM

 For now, we finish the murals.

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Sunday, March 29, 2020 5:45 PM

Thinking over what comes next...

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Posted by chocho willy on Monday, March 30, 2020 9:46 AM

Looks great

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Saturday, April 4, 2020 11:38 AM

 We have been painting, and touching up.

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Saturday, April 4, 2020 11:42 AM

 It's a large area to cover, and takes time.

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Saturday, April 4, 2020 11:47 AM

 Smooth running LGB products !!

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Saturday, April 4, 2020 11:54 AM

 We need more, and different paints, but not able to go to the store at the moment, so, on hold for now...

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Saturday, April 4, 2020 12:00 PM

 Touched up this scene.

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Saturday, April 4, 2020 12:05 PM

 As it stands right now.

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Saturday, April 4, 2020 12:10 PM

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Saturday, April 4, 2020 12:14 PM

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Saturday, April 4, 2020 12:19 PM

 Until I get more paint...

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Posted by PVT Kanaka on Saturday, April 4, 2020 1:17 PM

You need to paint a little Julie Andrews on one of those mountains!

 

We have been crafting our own cane cars, andt that is also on hold until we can get last bits to finish locally.  I'll have to get some photos up later.

 

Eric

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Saturday, April 4, 2020 7:21 PM

Julie Andrews said that when they were filming that opening sequence, she kept getting knocked to the ground by the helicopter draft. And the director would say" O.K., let's get another take !"

love to see your cane cars !!

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Saturday, April 4, 2020 7:22 PM

 Starting to feel it...

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Saturday, April 4, 2020 7:27 PM

 Still have a lot of ideas when the stores are open, and everything gets back to normal.

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Saturday, April 4, 2020 7:32 PM

 Everyone please stay safe!! Take care of yourselves, and families!!

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Posted by PVT Kanaka on Saturday, April 4, 2020 9:03 PM
"Racking up" some running time!
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Posted by Postwar Paul on Saturday, April 4, 2020 11:24 PM

 Yes, I've spent so much time working, it is time to enjoy!!

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Saturday, April 4, 2020 11:29 PM

 And, contemplating changes to the cog trackage when I have access to materials.

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Sunday, April 12, 2020 12:43 PM

Working steam on " Paul's Narrow Gau ge"

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Sunday, April 12, 2020 12:49 PM

 Decided to play " tender swap" today-- it changes the engine look completely!

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Sunday, April 12, 2020 12:58 PM

This engine has come full circle: original boiler and tender reunited. It was originally a very early ten wheeler- with 45 degree bevel gears and sheet brass wipers touching the drivers. The boiler shell has been swapped around many times, currently riding on an Anniversar y chassis. I like this look the best!

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Sunday, April 12, 2020 1:07 PM

Then I moved 25's tender over to the 5 spot. I like the " mini me " tender on this short engine !

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Sunday, April 12, 2020 1:16 PM

 This engine has a story to tell: I bought a brand new LGB mogul chassis. It was intended to be a drop in replacement for a mogul that needed it. I cut down a Bachmann ten wheeler boiler, 2 inches off the firebox end, and 1 inch off the smokebox end. The LGB mogul is much shorter than the ten wheeler!

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Sunday, April 12, 2020 1:25 PM

 It's a good match, size wise !

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Sunday, April 12, 2020 1:32 PM

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Posted by York1 on Sunday, April 12, 2020 1:35 PM

Nice work!  Thanks for the pictures (and the inspiration).

York1 John       

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Sunday, April 12, 2020 1:39 PM

You're welcome! It's all about running the trains! So relaxing !!

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Posted by Postwar Paul on Sunday, April 12, 2020 1:40 PM

 Happy Easter, to all!!

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