River Harbor Belt Line

Colonel Dec 1, 2013

  1. bremner

    bremner Staff Member

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    I say do it...unless the wife says no
     
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  2. traingeekboy

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    I say go for the expansion.

    Reason #1 Moar Layout!

    Reason #2 just keep expanding and you'll end up with an giant oval mainline! I'm seeing a big staging yard for east west trains to park in on the other side of the room. :p
     
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  3. N-Jineer

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    Glad to see you back Paul.

    That's a great plan for the expansion you have there; can't wait to see it come to life. (y)
     
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  4. Colonel

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    Thanks I have started to clear the corner out will work on it this weekend to prepare and mark out for the bench work


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  5. friscobob

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    Paul- glad to see you back here. I like the addition of Katy Geeps to your motive power roster as well. Can't wait to see how the extension turns out.
     
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  6. Colonel

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    Thanks Bob yes been a little while since I have been active, have a few more locos on the way including a Genesis GP39-2 in MKT livery. Still cleaning out the area for the extension with plans for bench work to commence next month
     
  7. Colonel

    Colonel Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Cold winters day here so thought I would add a little more detail to the layout [​IMG]
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  8. Colonel

    Colonel Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Ended up being a busy weekend commenced the extension of the benchwork for the lift bridge [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]


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  9. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Have you settled upon a design for crossing that doorway?
     
  10. Colonel

    Colonel Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Similar design to this but double track

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  11. Yannis

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    Great layout there Colonel! A bit late at joining in this thread but better late than never :). Looking forward to see the expansion and the gate. (I replied to your question about lift-gates in your other thread, feel free to ask if you need more info).
     
  12. Colonel

    Colonel Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Progress on the lift bridge but need to work out do I mount the bridge hard up against the bench work or stay level with the hinge

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  13. Colonel

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    Bench work well under way next stage is too fit the lift bridge. Question is whether to place the back drop at the start of the shelving otherwise it may be too deep
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  14. Colonel

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    Another big day with benchwork and lift bridge completed[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]


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  15. bremner

    bremner Staff Member

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    Nice minilites
     
  16. gjslsffan

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    Wow. You have come a long ways!
     
  17. Colonel

    Colonel Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Thanks plan is too complete valance, fascia and backdrop next weekend


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  18. astrotrain

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    Great idea and good work. I have done a few lift outs before but never one like this. Nice track also.
     
  19. Colonel

    Colonel Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Thanks for the feedback will lay the track across the bridge and start
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  20. Colonel

    Colonel Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Valance and fascia installed with backdrop due to be installed tomorrow [​IMG]
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