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by Chops
Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:47 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Royal Ladies in Search of Nessie: 1927
Replies: 0
Views: 36

Royal Ladies in Search of Nessie: 1927

https://youtu.be/S1iu2yD2S4g

Things start to go badly...
by Chops
Fri Sep 06, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: HO & International
Topic: The Goood, The Bad, and the Jade Fog
Replies: 0
Views: 63

The Goood, The Bad, and the Jade Fog

The lads and I had a few hours at the train club last night, got up to this mischief:

https://youtu.be/79FsnfZtSE0
by Chops
Tue Sep 03, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Your latest acquisition
Replies: 211
Views: 20869

Re: Your latest acquisition

Nice smoker!

My imported Hornby Terrier. Fabulous piece: pulls like an ox, and a nice gearing that allows it to run slow as a snail whilst getting
sufficient voltage. Wish everything ran this good.
by Chops
Sun Sep 01, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: HO & International
Topic: Heavy Fuel
Replies: 5
Views: 477

Re: Heavy Fuel

"The Gallery," "Wild West End," "Six Bladed Knife," "Water of Love," "Lions," list goes on and on. Truly brilliant stuff. Never been a great fan of Punk, but Ian Drury, who's lyrics are really quite incisive and smart, rather caught my attention. Oddly enough, I have never, ever been able to locate ...
by Chops
Sun Sep 01, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: New mini layout
Replies: 38
Views: 2563

Re: New mini layout

Remarkable layout, so much in so little! I believe I saw a loose dimetrodon lurking beneath the viaduct...waiting to
mug someone??
by Chops
Sun Sep 01, 2019 12:58 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Lybster Station.
Replies: 8
Views: 509

Re: Lybster Station.

A real gem!
by Chops
Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:07 am
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Little Weldon
Replies: 81
Views: 7993

Re: Little Weldon

Quite fabulous, all the more so by the use of vintage 3 rail. I am enjoying greatly.
by Chops
Sat Aug 31, 2019 6:29 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: UK or Bust 2020
Replies: 14
Views: 433

Re: UK or Bust 2020

Much to dwell on here, I am leaning towards the York as base of operations right now. Having seen a few Youtube glimpses of the British Museum of History in London, that has to go on the list, so London I shall go. That and the Transportation Museum. Haven't been there since maybe 1967, must be good...
by Chops
Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: HO & International
Topic: Penn Central DD 40 - X
Replies: 0
Views: 63

Penn Central DD 40 - X

Just for fun. A real locomotive that was never employed by this defunct railroad. I did see the real one on tour, pulling a Union Pacific business train. It seemed to be the size of a small freighter, and the gap in the middle is to permit a hinged joint, on the real thing, to bend in the middle whi...
by Chops
Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: HO & International
Topic: Heavy Fuel
Replies: 5
Views: 477

Re: Heavy Fuel

Thank you. The UK sound is so often astonishingly unique. Dire Straits being one my favorites of all time.