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Author Topic: My Box file Layout ( South Wales Valleys Colliery)  (Read 45941 times)

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Re: My Box file Layout
« Reply #30 on: January 21, 2013, 07:02:32 PM »
 :thankyousign: Excellent! I look forward to following your boxfile layout build!  :NGaugersRule:
Cridmore Yard (4x2 1980's layout) http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=10382.msg107202#msg107202

My Box File Layout (South Wales Valleys Colliery) http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=10430.0

Porthkerry (A South Wales layout in BR Blue) http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=39654.0

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Re: My Box file Layout
« Reply #31 on: January 21, 2013, 07:51:07 PM »
That fabulous...really atmospheric.

Can I ask what you used for the shaggy looking grass on the embankment please?

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Re: My Box file Layout
« Reply #32 on: January 21, 2013, 10:12:06 PM »
That fabulous...really atmospheric.

Can I ask what you used for the shaggy looking grass on the embankment please?
:thankyousign: I used hanging basket liner for the grass on the embankment.
cheers, Stu. :thankyousign:
Cridmore Yard (4x2 1980's layout) http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=10382.msg107202#msg107202

My Box File Layout (South Wales Valleys Colliery) http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=10430.0

Porthkerry (A South Wales layout in BR Blue) http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=39654.0

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Re: My Box file Layout
« Reply #33 on: January 21, 2013, 10:25:36 PM »
this is excellent

i really like the track running in the mud / coal dust.  so you just used plaster and painted it black????


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Re: My Box file Layout
« Reply #34 on: January 21, 2013, 10:30:42 PM »
this is excellent

i really like the track running in the mud / coal dust.  so you just used plaster and painted it black????


tim
:thankyousign: Yes, the smoother parts of the yard are plaster of paris up to & around the trackwork, other parts of the trackwork are ballasted & I then sprayed it all with Humbrol matt black aerosol.
cheers, Stu.
Cridmore Yard (4x2 1980's layout) http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=10382.msg107202#msg107202

My Box File Layout (South Wales Valleys Colliery) http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=10430.0

Porthkerry (A South Wales layout in BR Blue) http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=39654.0

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Re: My Box file Layout
« Reply #35 on: January 21, 2013, 10:44:49 PM »
Brilliant piece of work - grimy and atmospheric. I particularly like the disused piece of track.
Two rails good. Three better.

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Re: My Box file Layout
« Reply #36 on: January 21, 2013, 11:05:29 PM »
i wish i had built a coal yard now!!!!

now that dapol are going to make an 08 and HEA and HAA wagons in O Gauge it makes me want to build a coal yard in the bigger scale...

anyway great layout! like the scrap metal and lifted track as well...


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Re: My Box file Layout
« Reply #37 on: January 23, 2013, 01:26:55 PM »
Great little layout  :greatpicturessign:, really getting some good ideas for a box file layout  :beers: :beers:

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Re: My Box file Layout
« Reply #38 on: January 24, 2013, 04:55:36 PM »
Cheers for all the replies!  :thankyousign:
I loosely based the layout on photos like these in the links below, although being a boxfile layout i was limited for space with trackwork & put colliery buildings at one end as a scenic break. Also tried to get the effect of coal dust around the tracks with weeds & grass growing through & a general run down neglected industrial look.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/buzz68/6923848194/#
http://www.flickr.com/photos/buzz68/6923766838/#
http://www.flickr.com/photos/buzz68/7068774925/#
http://www.flickr.com/photos/buzz68/6908467054/#
Cridmore Yard (4x2 1980's layout) http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=10382.msg107202#msg107202

My Box File Layout (South Wales Valleys Colliery) http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=10430.0

Porthkerry (A South Wales layout in BR Blue) http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=39654.0

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Re: My Box file Layout
« Reply #39 on: January 24, 2013, 05:08:14 PM »
That fabulous...really atmospheric.

Can I ask what you used for the shaggy looking grass on the embankment please?
:thankyousign: I used hanging basket liner for the grass on the embankment.
cheers, Stu. :thankyousign:

Thanks Stu
It looks really effective and I have embankments to cover.
Cheers
Mike

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Re: My Box file Layout
« Reply #40 on: January 24, 2013, 05:29:23 PM »
Excellent Stu  keep  up the good work  the  scene  you've done  keep  things concise but  busy i like the idea of  Class 37's at work   but keeping it  small  adds to the atmosphere  .......... just ordered another  box file with my internet  Tesco shop to join the other one here need to   find   a   Class 37   now  ;)

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Re: My Box file Layout
« Reply #41 on: January 24, 2013, 08:03:37 PM »
Here's some new photos of the layout.

Newly weathered 08 330 is put to work in the yard, shunting some 16T internal wagons into the siding.





The local coal merchant bags up some welsh coal & loads his lorry ready for the days deliveries while a couple of mine workers stop for a chat.



The 08 makes its way up  to the loading area to pick up a rake of loaded 24.5T wagons


Cridmore Yard (4x2 1980's layout) http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=10382.msg107202#msg107202

My Box File Layout (South Wales Valleys Colliery) http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=10430.0

Porthkerry (A South Wales layout in BR Blue) http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=39654.0

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Re: My Box file Layout
« Reply #42 on: January 24, 2013, 08:07:51 PM »
 :greatpicturessign: of some very good work. Nice one, Stu :thumbsup:

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Re: My Box file Layout
« Reply #43 on: January 24, 2013, 08:11:09 PM »
The 08 returns from the loading area with its rake of wagons & shunts them into the exchange sidings,




The local hooligans have dumped & burnt out a car on the embankment


The 08 arrives with another rake of loaded wagons for the exchange sidings





Cridmore Yard (4x2 1980's layout) http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=10382.msg107202#msg107202

My Box File Layout (South Wales Valleys Colliery) http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=10430.0

Porthkerry (A South Wales layout in BR Blue) http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=39654.0

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Re: My Box file Layout
« Reply #44 on: January 24, 2013, 08:17:42 PM »
Class 37 165 arrives at the exchange sidings with a rake of empty HAA's and runs round into the loop siding






The 08 couples to the HAA's & takes them to the loading area






« Last Edit: January 24, 2013, 08:34:03 PM by mk1gtstu »
Cridmore Yard (4x2 1980's layout) http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=10382.msg107202#msg107202

My Box File Layout (South Wales Valleys Colliery) http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=10430.0

Porthkerry (A South Wales layout in BR Blue) http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=39654.0

 

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