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Author Topic: Windmill Hill. A busy little layout in a compact little case.  (Read 66246 times)

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Re: Windmill Hill. A busy little layout in a compact little case.
« Reply #1290 on: October 02, 2019, 11:51:08 PM »
The position of her arms is a bit worrying  :)

Which is why that woman under the bridge is brandishing a stick with loads of stinging nettles on the end. Her daughter perhaps?  :D

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Re: Windmill Hill. A busy little layout in a compact little case.
« Reply #1291 on: October 02, 2019, 11:52:55 PM »
 :laughabovepost: :smiley-laughing:
Vision over visibility. Bono, U2.

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Re: Windmill Hill. A busy little layout in a compact little case.
« Reply #1292 on: October 03, 2019, 12:03:55 AM »
thanks for the photos kevin

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Re: Windmill Hill. A busy little layout in a compact little case.
« Reply #1293 on: October 03, 2019, 11:30:52 PM »
Hi All,

I did like how that last photo turned out, and the way it kind of told a story, ie, the lady under the bridge has seen the train at the station and is rushing to try and catch it, and the guy by the lamp post has to catch the train as well, but his girlriend wants a quick kiss (and whatever....I see now where her hands are going George  :goggleeyes:)

Photos do show up mistakes though  :-[

If the train was waiting, the level crossing gates would be across the tracks, and with them in that position I saw the yellow line (double yellow lines were not invented in my era) was wrong ...I had it going past the gate right up to the track.

This was easy to fix though, as the line was tape,so I took up that little bit and stopped it at the gate.

Here is  the new photo, hope you like it  :D



All best wishes

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Re: Windmill Hill. A busy little layout in a compact little case.
« Reply #1294 on: October 04, 2019, 09:00:51 AM »
Always good to have a little story to go with cameo scenes Kevin.
And...I hadnít noticed the yellow line getting too close to the tracks so well spotted (and corrected).
Looking superb as ever.
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Re: Windmill Hill. A busy little layout in a compact little case.
« Reply #1295 on: October 04, 2019, 09:37:39 AM »
the lady under the bridge has seen the train at the station and is rushing to try and catch it, and the guy by the lamp post has to catch the train as well, but his girlriend wants a quick kiss

If the train was waiting, the level crossing gates would be across the tracks

You mean you've never used the crossing gates against the train to gauge how much 'canoodling time' you have left? It's only when the gates start moving to cross the road you know you have to get your skates on. I speak from experience :)

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Re: Windmill Hill. A busy little layout in a compact little case.
« Reply #1296 on: October 04, 2019, 09:54:12 AM »
Strangely enough, I had a similar experience one New Year right next to the gates at Fence Houses, which, of course, are now featured on a well respected 2FS layout.

I didn't see myself on the model though, at Wigan in 2014.

Got away with that one  ;)
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Re: Windmill Hill. A busy little layout in a compact little case.
« Reply #1297 on: October 07, 2019, 12:38:35 PM »
Hi All,

Hope you all had a good weekend  :D

I just found an older photo of the station approach / level crossing area so thought you might like to see a before and after photo.

Before ......



And with the hydrangas cut back, a smaller tree, and the lamp post. I also spotted in the previous photo there was still no driver. Not sure where he was.... maybe he jumped out at the station to "use the facilities  ;)" but he's back now  :D



All best wishes

Kevin

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Re: Windmill Hill. A busy little layout in a compact little case.
« Reply #1298 on: October 07, 2019, 01:00:11 PM »
Excellent Kevin.
I do like the way that youíve put the telephone box and the advertisements under the bridge. That works well in my opinion.
All the best

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Re: Windmill Hill. A busy little layout in a compact little case.
« Reply #1299 on: October 07, 2019, 01:16:54 PM »
Sorry PP I disagree.

If I were an advertiser I wouldn't want my posters in the dark under a bridge and the phone box blocks the pavement ?

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Re: Windmill Hill. A busy little layout in a compact little case.
« Reply #1300 on: October 07, 2019, 01:21:08 PM »

If I were an advertiser I wouldn't want my posters in the dark under a bridge and the phone box blocks the pavement ?

Ahbut ... a passerby could read the posters in the dry and you would not get wet waiting for the telephone if it was raining.   ;)
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Re: Windmill Hill. A busy little layout in a compact little case.
« Reply #1301 on: October 07, 2019, 07:14:09 PM »
Sorry PP I disagree.

If I were an advertiser I wouldn't want my posters in the dark under a bridge and the phone box blocks the pavement ?
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Re: Windmill Hill. A busy little layout in a compact little case.
« Reply #1302 on: October 07, 2019, 07:44:58 PM »
Hi Kevin,

Nice pics. Don't know if you got my PM but great to meet you at Fareham on Saturday.

Looking forward to your next build. Be careful where you put any telephone boxes  :D  ;).

Cheers Chris (weave)  :beers:

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Re: Windmill Hill. A busy little layout in a compact little case.
« Reply #1303 on: October 08, 2019, 08:17:44 AM »

If I were an advertiser I wouldn't want my posters in the dark under a bridge and the phone box blocks the pavement ?

Ahbut ... a passerby could read the posters in the dry and you would not get wet waiting for the telephone if it was raining.   ;)

But it never rains in Modelrailway Land   :)

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Re: Windmill Hill. A busy little layout in a compact little case.
« Reply #1304 on: October 08, 2019, 08:21:21 AM »
One or two members who have their layout in a conservatory might disagree with you.  :)
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