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by cheshire lines
Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: LOW GHYLL
Replies: 274
Views: 12222

Re: LOW GHYLL

Very good. I like the fact that you have added the detail to the inside of the goods shed and the flowers / weeds look realistic too.
by cheshire lines
Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Shelf Layout
Replies: 21
Views: 805

Re: Shelf Layout

I agree with the other comments. The station building is very impressive and the time spent getting the backscene right appears to have paid off.
by cheshire lines
Sun Mar 24, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: And another hobby.
Replies: 69
Views: 3991

Re: And another hobby.

I've never been on a cruise, but have thought about trying to persuade Mrs Cheshire Lines to try a Baltic cruise some time. However, after seeing the news of the stricken cruise ship off the Norwegian coast this morning, I don't think I stand a chance now! Thank goodness no one seems to have been se...
by cheshire lines
Sun Mar 24, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Class 50 new livery
Replies: 7
Views: 206

Re: Class 50 new livery

The new livery certainly divides opinion. Personally I think it quite suits them, but I was talking to a photographer from Cardiff yesterday who hates it. He had planned to chase the tour yesterday, but partly because of a bad weather forecast chose to drive up to Cheshire instead. We were both taki...
by cheshire lines
Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Lostock Junction
Replies: 11
Views: 1152

Re: Lostock Junction

Some views of Lostock Junction goods shed, both under construction and in-situ. It's based on a scale drawing of a Great Central one I found in a model railway magazine a few years ago, although I had to shorten it to fit the space available (a familiar tale!). My local one at Northwich was to a sim...
by cheshire lines
Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Lostock Junction
Replies: 11
Views: 1152

Re: Lostock Junction

Neat idea.
by cheshire lines
Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Lostock Junction
Replies: 11
Views: 1152

Re: Lostock Junction

Water tower outside Lostock Junction station.
It's basically a Hornby 'ready to plant' item, modified by overcladding with Metcalfe stone card and a tank cover made from coffee stirrers.


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by cheshire lines
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: OO 4mm/ft, EM & S4/P4
Topic: Best curved points?
Replies: 6
Views: 345

Re: Best curved points?

I have a couple of the Peco code 100 curved points to form a crossover on my layout and locos pass over them without any problems.
by cheshire lines
Mon Mar 11, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Little Weldon
Replies: 52
Views: 2709

Re: Little Weldon

Nice blend of old and new buildings an scenery etc. I had one of the Dublo station buildings in the 1960s!
by cheshire lines
Sun Mar 10, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: On the workbench
Topic: Pennsylvania RR engine shed
Replies: 6
Views: 283

Re: Pennsylvania RR engine shed

Nice looking building