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 Posted: Sat Feb 27th, 2016 02:56 pm
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Hi,

I 'm used to do narrow gauge layout.

I'm member a club that has a modular layout on US theme.

We have decided to had two new extension of 10 feet long.

This is the actual layout

















This is the new extension






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The details and weathering are very impressive! Well done.

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To my eyes, that second image from the top is nothing short of amazing. The only "give away" is the spiral wire on top of the fence. It looks too thick. But for what it's worth, I didn't even notice that the first several times I looked at the picture. I was concentrating on the front of that F unit. Man, that thing looks real to me.



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Thank you for your remark for the barbed wire. I will replace it to a thinner one.



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we have made progress on the mock up






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 Posted: Tue Jun 14th, 2016 07:44 pm
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I am very impressed with this layout. I agree with the others who have said many elements look like the real thing.



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Just found this thread. It's a brilliant model Franck. Very simple, but beautifully done! The modelling is just superb.

I particularly like the shaded blue backscene. A neat idea!

Looking forward to see how it develops.

Frank

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We had done an exhibition near Paris.

Here somes pictures











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A very impressive layout, reminds me of the small switch yards I used to cut through as a kid. Also like the lifted track with the ties in place, need to do something similar on my new layout.

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Beautiful work Franck

May I suggest two things missing from modern America?

Trash, and graffiti. Something that, unfortunately is all over an urban railyard here. We have some ''people'' here that have no sense of decency, others rights, or cleanness.

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