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Found today at:
http://www.themysteryworld.com/2013/07/man-spends-16-years-building-gigantic.html
FWIW. Have fun looking for the technically challenged bridge. Jose.

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Oh hey, that's Northlands in NJ. I've been there a couple of times. It's a massive place, the pictures don't do its justice. The only downside to it is that there is no purpose to the fictional world. When you go you will see train bridges that have no tracks that lead to them, roads that begin and end randomly, and loops of track that never reach a destination just stuck on the side of a mountain. But besides that there are whimsical parts to it, for example a mini golf course all on stilts, or a house surrounded by a quarry pit. In all its fun to go to with younger family members, they're the ones that really enjoy it.

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Now there is a man that can get enough of bridge building... He even built a roller coaster on the layout.

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Hmmmmmmm......However, I know guys who have spent more than 16 years building a layout. Whatever floats yer boat I suppose.

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W C Greene wrote: Hmmmmmmm......However, I know guys who have spent more than 16 years building a layout. Whatever floats yer boat I suppose.

Woodie
Well, a layout never gets finished because, as time goes by, every time we declare it "finished", we start redoing the worst eyesores (or more "technically/technologically challenged areas") ........ if we don't rip the whole mess out and start all over again. Or move. Extra points for changing scales. Jose.

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ddonley wrote: or a house surrounded by a quarry pit........Your prototype pic has arrived Sir:

Jose.

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And here is another. ;)

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It's not the size of the layout that counts... but how you use it. Just sayin'...

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pipopak wrote:
ddonley wrote: or a house surrounded by a quarry pit........Your prototype pic has arrived Sir:

Jose.
Jose, :bow::bow: thank you for that pic, I somehow feel complete having seen that.

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.......... (basking under the sun)......[url=javascript:emoticon(':)', 'images/emoticons/Grin.gif')]document.write('[/url]');

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Only 16 years to build all that? It would have taken me that long to build some of those bridges! (And boy, does he like building bridges!)

I always admire someone who pursues their personal vision, as this gentleman has clearly done.

As for the pit mine house -- there truly is a prototype for anything!

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That building is nuts !

Si.

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Never had the deep desire to go to Northlandz......now the huge layout in Hamburg....or even EnterTrainment in Cinnci.....both very nice and more realistic.


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