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by Chops
Sat Dec 28, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: my layout
Replies: 14
Views: 1311

Re: my layout

That double diamond crossing is a most dramatic feature. The driver best be on his toes before sailing across those
two main lines, and I hope the dispatcher can tell one lever from the next! Terrific work.
by Chops
Sat Dec 28, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Lostock Wharf
Replies: 1
Views: 561

Re: Lostock Wharf

I can't believe I didn't see this before: an unusual shunter, a canal boat,
deliver freight. This is extraordinary in every way. Fabulous. Absolutely.
by Chops
Sat Dec 28, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Site Help
Topic: Photos.
Replies: 74
Views: 12965

Re: Photos.

That is a very charming photo, what with the snow and all. I recall one snow fall whilst living
in Shiplake 1966 - '67. It was a sharp contrast from the Canadian blizzards from whence
we came.
by Chops
Sat Dec 28, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: HO & International
Topic: Better Living with Electricity!
Replies: 1
Views: 134

Better Living with Electricity!

An HO satire of 1950's sort of promotional film trailers beginning with "Better Living with..." https://youtu.be/2bytAlG22YI If I don't get too lazy today, hoping to fire up the British OO today. I have been a bit stalled over fashioning some decent canal lock gates. With a little balsa and a Razor ...
by Chops
Sat Dec 28, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: When did you get your first model train?
Replies: 18
Views: 439

Re: When did you get your first model train?

Many interesting stories, thank you!
by Chops
Wed Dec 25, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Diesels to Glenburnie Station
Replies: 151
Views: 18296

Re: Diesels to Glenburnie Station

Absolutely charming, through and through. Squirrels. I have never seen that. Looks like you have some
excellent assistance, with you.
by Chops
Wed Dec 25, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: When did you get your first model train?
Replies: 18
Views: 439

When did you get your first model train?

What year, what scale, was space a concern? Did you favor one railway over another? Mine was in 1n 1966, in Shiplake, England. We were following Dad around on his academic career, which landed us in the UK for a year. It was a OO Wrenn wind up set: I recall a few wagons, and oval of track, and someh...
by Chops
Wed Dec 25, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: A few vehicles on my layout
Replies: 3
Views: 158

Re: A few vehicles on my layout

Delightful, one and all! The buses particularly appeal. As a child I recall the pleasant
scent of pastry, and, uh, diesel fumes from passing double deckers trundling over the
cobbles in Henley. All those diesel fumes probably explains much.
by Chops
Mon Dec 23, 2019 12:53 am
Forum: Site Help
Topic: Photos.
Replies: 74
Views: 12965

Re: Photos.

Just testing. Is this image too large? It is the size my tablet takes. I did once try photo bucket when it was free and I couldn't get it to accept my photos. Just tried the resize site you put on Ian's. How do I get the reduced photo to work on my tablet? It says it can open the file. This perhaps...