Got any great layout photos?

Wings & Strings Sep 25, 2010

  1. Wings & Strings

    Wings & Strings TrainBoard Member

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    I'll start it off.

    Here are some new photos I shot (and touched up with photoshop) of my n scale 2x4-foot SD&AE layout:


    1) SP 4-6-0 #2353 makes a water stop at Jacumba, on the point of a double-headed freight drag with SD&AE 2-8-0 #104 behind her.
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    2) Perhaps my best yet: The freight drag drifting downgrade in the Jacumba deserts, heading east to El Centro as the sky darkens and shadows lengthen. THIS IS WHY YOU SHOULDN"T CRAM STUFF TO FIT INTO THE INSIDE OF A CURVE!!! YOU"D MISS THIS WONDERFUL PHOTO OPPORTUNITY FOR WIDE OPEN SPACES THAT MAKE UP 99% OF REAL RAILROADS!!!!!!! And this is on a 2x4-foot layout. Imagine what you could do with more space!
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    Now let's see yours!
     
  2. Metro Red Line

    Metro Red Line TrainBoard Member

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    Thank you! Spaghetti belongs on the dinner table, not on the layout!

    I never would have known this was a 2x4! Awesome!
     
  3. SOUPAC

    SOUPAC TrainBoard Member

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    Not “great”, but probably ok...

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  4. Scott Stutzman

    Scott Stutzman Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Great shots so far!
    Here's a couple from a friends layout.
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    One at Highbridge in The Blues.
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  5. Mark Dance

    Mark Dance TrainBoard Supporter

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    This is my favorite, care of Tim Horton's great photo work...
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  6. Wings & Strings

    Wings & Strings TrainBoard Member

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    Great work guys! Keep 'em coming!

    Here's one more of my SD&AE layout: SP 2353 surging through the desert over a newly-built trestle (I thought my layout really needed one, so I built it last week).

    This is also my first photo edited with smoke effects. I like how it turned out, so I think I'll do that more often now!:tb-biggrin::tb-biggrin:

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  7. randgust

    randgust TrainBoard Member

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    Still one of my favorites - the "La Posada Front Lawn" shot....

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  8. Dave

    Dave Permanently dispatched

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    SD&AE, can you please post some overall layout photos of your layout? Also, a track plan would be great. Thanks.
     
  9. N-builder

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    Here is one of my favorite steam locos the 2-8-0 B&O consolidation and a couple of 50' B&O gondolas.

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  10. Bruce-in-MA

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    One of my favorite yard shots:
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    My pond trestle:
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    Taking the grade:
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  11. Puddington

    Puddington Passed away May 21, 2016 In Memoriam

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    Just outstanding work gents.... Mark; that H16-44 is a beauty !

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    An H Line deserves a C Line..............

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    Nose job Geep pulls out some grain boxes

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    Leased power...............

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    Tuscan and grey make my day...................
     
  12. jsoflo

    jsoflo TrainBoard Member

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    Simply incredible work everyone, inspiring in the extreme. This is my best shot (and continues this "CP page!"):

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    and for some reason I love these two as well despite some imperfections:

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    Keep them coming everyone- great idea for a subject!!
    my best,
    Jan
     
  13. BCR 570

    BCR 570 TrainBoard Member

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    Some very nice photographs here. Permit me to add a little MLW flavour:

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    Tim
     
  14. Mark Dance

    Mark Dance TrainBoard Supporter

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  15. pachyderm217

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  16. riog66

    riog66 TrainBoard Member

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    At this point in time, this is about the only fully scenicked section of my layout

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  17. SecretWeapon

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  18. SecretWeapon

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  19. Traindork

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    I kinda like this one:

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  20. Carl Sowell

    Carl Sowell TrainBoard Supporter

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    Does an N-Trak module meet the criteria? ? ?

    Ewing Oil and Refining

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    Another view
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