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Author Topic: Leefield & Ashpeth (my loft railway)  (Read 37739 times)

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Re: Leefield & Ashpeth (my loft railway)
« Reply #210 on: October 19, 2017, 06:00:23 PM »
Thanks for another great video!

I personally look forward to these to see some of your great range of interesting and unusual stock.

Add this to the extensive and well detailed layout and itís great viewing.

A favour: I have a real hankering to see some 59 action, and with the Dapol version still crawling along in development, may I ask which video is best to see yours?

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Re: Leefield & Ashpeth (my loft railway)
« Reply #211 on: October 19, 2017, 07:49:44 PM »
I like your videos ged

you should get a job doing commentary on some of the real life train dvds!

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Re: Leefield & Ashpeth (my loft railway)
« Reply #212 on: October 19, 2017, 07:54:08 PM »
Hi Skyline

Leefield & Ashpeth 4 has a good section showing a Class 59 in the original Yeoman livery.
Then Leefield & Ashpeth 14 has shots of a Class 59 in revised ARC livery and one in EWS livery.

Hope this helps.
Cheers,
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Re: Leefield & Ashpeth (my loft railway)
« Reply #213 on: October 19, 2017, 08:09:37 PM »
It certainly does, will have a watch  :thumbsup:

Thanks good sir!

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Re: Leefield & Ashpeth (my loft railway)
« Reply #214 on: October 21, 2017, 07:52:18 AM »
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Hi Bluedepot

Thanks for the suggestion, but I don't think I am up to that standard and they would probably feel I am too long in the tooth.

Cheers,
Ged.
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Re: Leefield & Ashpeth (my loft railway)
« Reply #215 on: March 08, 2019, 07:30:46 PM »
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Hi All

It quite a while since I posted here with an update. I have temporarily neglected my layout as I have been building 3 modules for our Area Group Exhibition set. I did post a video on the Revolution section showing the wonders of the Pendolino.
However, I have started work again on my layout and have been remodelling the area that started it all off in the 1970s. I have put together another video to show the scenic work and then it includes some action.
Here it is:

https://youtu.be/_w_IOE-C-6o

Cheers,
Ged.
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Re: Leefield & Ashpeth (my loft railway)
« Reply #216 on: March 08, 2019, 08:02:34 PM »
Thanks very much for the great update, Ged. Good to see your layout in action again.

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Re: Leefield & Ashpeth (my loft railway)
« Reply #217 on: March 09, 2019, 09:28:37 AM »
How have I missed this thread before? Your commentary really takes this to a new level for me; so much more interesting than just watching seemingly random trains move about. (For me this applies to exhibition layouts too.)  :thumbsup:

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Re: Leefield & Ashpeth (my loft railway)
« Reply #218 on: March 09, 2019, 11:31:24 AM »
Thanks for the comments gents. Really appreciated. I enjoy doing the commentaries and hopefully they are improving. It takes a bit of planning to get the destinations believable.
Cheers,
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Re: Leefield & Ashpeth (my loft railway)
« Reply #219 on: March 13, 2019, 08:12:41 AM »
I have just been browsing through old photos and documents and came across this original drawing that I made of the Guideford section of my layout.

https://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/gallery/74/509-120319073747-748361834.jpeg

This is the section that I have finally been remodelling.(shown in the video that I mentioned a few posts ago). I have kept the track in its original formation here, for nostalgic reasons, as it was created over 40 years ago. Over the years it has grown and grown, from 6' 6" to over 45'. Not just a misspent youth, but non enthusiasts may well say a misspent adulthood as well.
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Re: Leefield & Ashpeth (my loft railway)
« Reply #220 on: March 13, 2019, 08:27:35 AM »
what a great blast from the past, wonder how many others can say they still have the original track layout from 40yrs ago.

Would be good to see the current whole track diagram.

Keep up the good work Ged it is always a pleasure to see new videos from you.

cheers
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Re: Leefield & Ashpeth (my loft railway)
« Reply #221 on: March 13, 2019, 03:00:09 PM »
Hi Graham

I don't have one complete track diagram, but I should have diagrams of each section as the layout developed. I will try to locate them and add them here.
Meanwhile, I found this old photo.
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Re: Leefield & Ashpeth (my loft railway)
« Reply #222 on: March 13, 2019, 05:59:32 PM »
A Minitrix Mickey Mouse! :thumbsup:

Cool video, by the way. I like the distillery background near the end! :beers:
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Re: Leefield & Ashpeth (my loft railway)
« Reply #223 on: March 13, 2019, 06:55:39 PM »
Many thanks, Ged, for a splendid film of a marvellous model railway.

Many of the trains you are running on your layout are familiar to me - only 148 times bigger!

I agree completely with @Buffin regarding your excellent commentary.

Thanks again and best wishes.

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For the made-up background to the railway and list of characters, please see here: https://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=38281.msg607991#msg607991

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Re: Leefield & Ashpeth (my loft railway)
« Reply #224 on: March 14, 2019, 07:31:40 AM »
Thanks John & Bealman. I appreciate the comments.
These photos show there has been quite a change in the background from my original attempt.



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