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Layout progress
Posted by wickman on Monday, November 8, 2021 1:50 PM

Well I've been working on this layout since shortly taking down the last layout but haven't been able to find an easy way to show pics, but just today was introduced to imgur so away we go. I'm just going to give a tour around the layout for now and then a few of the builds I accomplished.

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Posted by wickman on Monday, November 8, 2021 1:54 PM

Ok that didn't go as planned. 
These are all from the room on the left of the track plan 

 
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Posted by wickman on Monday, November 8, 2021 1:58 PM

 More photos

 

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Posted by snjroy on Monday, November 8, 2021 2:58 PM

Very impressive and inspiring... Your rockwork is just stunning!

Simon

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Posted by wickman on Monday, November 8, 2021 4:03 PM

snjroy

Very impressive and inspiring... Your rockwork is just stunning!

Simon

 

Thanks Simon

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Posted by York1 on Monday, November 8, 2021 4:19 PM

Simon,

You have a great-looking layout!  Your work is impressive.

Thanks for sharing the photos.  It can inspire some of us newer modelers to keep working.

I hope you would consider posting some of your work on the Weekend Photo Fun thread that starts each Friday.

Thanks!

My kids say they want a cat for Christmas.  Normally I do a turkey but hey, if it'll make 'em happy ...

York1 John       

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Posted by wickman on Monday, November 8, 2021 5:32 PM

Thanks Simon,  haven't been much involved but now that I know how to post pics I will.

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Posted by York1 on Monday, November 8, 2021 7:13 PM

Lynn

Sorry!  I posted the wrong name on my post.

My excuse is I'm old and stupid.

Thanks for the great photos of your excellent layout!

My kids say they want a cat for Christmas.  Normally I do a turkey but hey, if it'll make 'em happy ...

York1 John       

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Posted by wickman on Monday, November 8, 2021 7:23 PM

York1

Lynn

Sorry!  I posted the wrong name on my post.

My excuse is I'm old and stupid.

Thanks for the great photos of your excellent layout!

 

hey I thought that was my excuse, nice to know I'm not alone. Surprise

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Posted by kasskaboose on Monday, November 8, 2021 8:06 PM

What a fun layout.  The amount of detail added is beyond impressive.  Hard to tell if I'm looking at a model or reality!

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Posted by Lastspikemike on Monday, November 8, 2021 8:49 PM

Rockwork schmockwork, dya know how hard all that water is to do?

Seriously, what wonderful work. Truly art work...

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Posted by reasearchhound on Monday, November 8, 2021 8:58 PM

 

 

 

 
York1

Lynn

Sorry!  I posted the wrong name on my post.

My excuse is I'm old and stupid.

Thanks for the great photos of your excellent layout!

 

 

 

There should be a forum just for US!

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Posted by wickman on Monday, November 8, 2021 9:09 PM

Thanks guys for the nice comments. Big Smile

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Monday, November 8, 2021 9:21 PM

Lynn,

I would love to see pictures of your layout shared in Weekend Photo Fun and/or Show Me Something.

-Kevin

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Posted by Pruitt on Monday, November 8, 2021 10:20 PM

Nice!

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Posted by reasearchhound on Monday, November 8, 2021 11:30 PM

Great looking work. You should be very proud!

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Posted by richhotrain on Monday, November 8, 2021 11:33 PM

Outstanding workmanship!

Rich

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Posted by doctorwayne on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 10:25 AM

Very impressive modelling, Lynn.

Wayne

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Posted by wickman on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 10:46 AM

Thanks guys for the kind comments. I'm happy that I'm able to start posting photos here again. I often run into roadblocks and now can ask for input with pics.

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Posted by selector on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 12:50 PM

I can only imagine how many loving, careful, hours went into all of that.  At least 1500.  Fantastic, and I offer my congratulations. 

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Posted by wickman on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 4:51 PM

Thankyou Selector, one thing I learned when you have a deep layout is you must finish the very back before moving forward, so once you get moving on it it moves along pretty good. 

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Posted by wickman on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 6:22 PM

This is a kit I just completed , it's a Fsm IM Dunn .

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Posted by wickman on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 7:49 PM

Working in the room on the right of the track plan, with the Walthers 90 ' turntable removed I proceeded to paint the backdrop and build some small hills , build the terrain up and plant the trees. I still need to build the 2 stall engine house and the wood coal tower. 


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Posted by wickman on Friday, November 12, 2021 9:53 AM

Here's a Fsm Baileys Produce I built in 2018 

 

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Posted by NorthBrit on Friday, November 12, 2021 11:17 AM

Lynn.

Absolutely stunning.  I love it.

Well done.

 

David

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Posted by wickman on Saturday, November 13, 2021 1:04 PM

Thanks David

Here's a Sierra West Woodcutters Shack to go to a permanent area of the layout.

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