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  Topic: Ferrocarril Consolidado Pampa y Fernandez
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PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:30 pm   Subject: Ferrocarril Consolidado Pampa y Fernandez
It has been a while since I updated this thread. The FCPyF is now fully connected and through running to/from Grande is possible from both the San Fernandez and Cuarto de Pulgada lines. The staging ya ...
  Topic: Just 'cos I like it
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PostForum: The Bar   Posted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:09 am   Subject: Just 'cos I like it
I'd really like to have another go with full sized G scale (as opposed to Gn15) but don't have the time to start again from scratch. I frequently regret having sold Green End Quarry, compete with its ...
  Topic: More rambling round Arkansas
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PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:58 am   Subject: More rambling round Arkansas
Welcome back Peter. Very Happy

I use Wordpress.com for uploading photos, the site allows third party hosting so I can use the URL of the images uploaded to my blog to copy them here on MTI.
  Topic: Pick and mix micro layouts.
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PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Sat Jan 13, 2018 9:17 pm   Subject: Pick and mix micro layouts.
I've decided to have another go at modelling "The Bays", a bitsa mainline passenger operation on a microlayout. The scheme involves ideas from Sutton Road and other previous layouts to depic ...
  Topic: Pick and mix micro layouts.
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PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Fri Dec 15, 2017 11:01 am   Subject: Pick and mix micro layouts.
I have been meaning to do this for quite a while, finally got round to it at breakfast time this morning. The burn previously appeared to run from a cave at the foot of the cliff, indeed some of the w ...
  Topic: Just 'cos I like it
Blackcloud Railways

Replies: 94
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PostForum: The Bar   Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:54 am   Subject: Just 'cos I like it
http://playingtrains.files.wordpress.com/2017/11/1860-1a.jpg

Foxbaile, given the 1860s treatment. Laughing
  Topic: Pick and mix micro layouts.
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PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:44 pm   Subject: Pick and mix micro layouts.


http://playingtrains.files.wordpress.com/2016/09/sandcreekjuncn.jpg



Hum. I've just found this layout again. It was buried under a pile of clean bedding stored on the top bunk in the spare r ...
  Topic: Puerto Paseo
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Replies: 232
Views: 72700

PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:33 pm   Subject: Puerto Paseo
Did somebody mention an odd looking vintage 2-4-2 Latin American diesel loco?

http://playingtrains.files.wordpress.com/2017/10/wednesday-whimsey-2.jpg

Laughing

http://playingtrains.wordpress.co ...
  Topic: Puerto Paseo
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PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Sat Oct 21, 2017 6:17 pm   Subject: Puerto Paseo
Taking Ian's comments about the Chilean 2-6-2 into consideration but wanting something not quite so antiquated, because the FCPyF would have been later taking up diesel traction, I have on hand a sing ...
  Topic: Puerto Paseo
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PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Sat Oct 21, 2017 10:33 am   Subject: Puerto Paseo
The new diesel is wonderful and could well spawn a classmate operating much further south. Cool
  Topic: 1860 and all that
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PostForum: The Bar   Posted: Sat Oct 21, 2017 10:31 am   Subject: 1860 and all that
Some bare wood planks, as recent repairs, might help with the missing/incorrect lettering. Wink
  Topic: Lyddlow Goods O Scale microlayout...
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PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 4:16 am   Subject: Lyddlow Goods O Scale microlayout...
Good to see that the little O goods layout is still in use. Cool
  Topic: 1860 and all that
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PostForum: The Bar   Posted: Sun Sep 24, 2017 9:59 am   Subject: 1860 and all that
Introduce a gradient up from the harbour master's office into the fiddleyard and running round could be done by gravity. The two front sidings would then be at a slightly higher level than the track o ...
  Topic: 1860 and all that
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PostForum: The Bar   Posted: Sun Sep 17, 2017 12:34 pm   Subject: 1860 and all that
As long as the main traffic flow (outbound minerals) is with the grade a steep quarry branch could have a mixture of horse working and self acting inclines. Horses could pull the empty wagons uphill e ...
  Topic: Puerto Paseo
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Replies: 232
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PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Sun Sep 10, 2017 3:23 pm   Subject: Puerto Paseo
Just an aside, this says scratch built but looks to be a nicely done conversion of the same coaches that you've used. It's approximately what I'd aim for if doing a version for the FCPyF.

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