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 Posted: Sun Sep 30th, 2018 04:51 pm
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Hi

The 2 boxcars are the battery and electronics cars,
ie. radio-control, so they are necessary!

I hope to land some sort of job this winter,
so that I might buy 10-20 pieces of rolling stock.
 
I expect to be setting the final pieces of tile on the tunnel portals this evening,
so pictures of those will be posted today or tomorrow.

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The portals are finished. 

The thinset/grout has to dry for 7 days before they can installed outside.

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 Posted: Sat Oct 27th, 2018 03:51 pm
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Finally got a break in the weather allowing me to install the portals:







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Hi

Been busy with the electronics this winter,
finally back to working outside on the track. 

Tore almost everything up,
and restarting with a "loose" prototype of Omaha Union Station.

Cheyenne will become a signpost down the line.

Have installed all the track planks on the trestle,
and as much track as I currently have.


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Finished laying the Omaha yards (aka trestle) track.

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The xtrkCAD diagram

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Hi

Been VERY busy with life,
so no progress since the last post.


Decided to add a little whimsy to my world:







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Hi,

I've finished the concrete retaining wall for the granite breeze patio, aka. Omaha depot yards. 

Expanded the granite area for the R5 turnaround.

Final step is to install 2 curved and 1 straight plank for the right side of the R5 curve.

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Nice layout.

I hadn't seen this discussion before,

yet the minute I saw the photos I thought: Gee, this must be in Colorado.


I really like garden railways, I am into the HO scale ones,

but I will keep peeking in here to watch progress.




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I am on the east slope of the divide,

can hear the trains running thru Rollinsville and up to the Moffat Tunnel.

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I lived in boulder for a long time 70's to 80's.

Did a lot of car trips up that way with my dad.


Now I am in Denver close to 1st and B-way.




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