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Author Topic: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case  (Read 34003 times)

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Re: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case
« Reply #225 on: March 08, 2018, 07:51:49 PM »
Thanks for the latest update, Martin. Three very good photos. The scenery looks very good and the animals and people really add to it. The signal is fine if the main line is the right hand one at the junction. (On a 'junction signal' post, the signal post and signals are always higher for the main line.)

I must get a green double-decker 'bus.

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Re: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case
« Reply #226 on: March 08, 2018, 08:08:09 PM »
Thanks for the latest update, Martin. Three very good photos. The scenery looks very good and the animals and people really add to it. The signal is fine if the main line is the right hand one at the junction. (On a 'junction signal' post, the signal post and signals are always higher for the main line.)

I must get a green double-decker 'bus.
Thanks Chris. There will be more people but Iím taking a leaf out of Kevin (Phoenix) book ie choosing little folk to fit particular cameo scenes very carefully so people will be added as I aquire them.
If it looks right then it most probably is right.


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Re: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case
« Reply #227 on: March 08, 2018, 08:36:00 PM »
Coming along extremely well, Martin, and the signal looks fine to me

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Re: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case
« Reply #228 on: March 08, 2018, 08:49:01 PM »
Lovely photo's Martin, keep forgetting the size of box it is in .. looks very spacious

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Re: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case
« Reply #229 on: March 08, 2018, 08:52:21 PM »
However, I have this signal. Does it look ok?
It may not be prototypically correct but I think itís not far off. Do people think it looks ok? Just blu tacked into place for now:
 

I think the signal is perfect, Martin.  Of course to someone like me it's unusual to be on this side of the track, but this is Great Western-land where these things happened more often, as the driver was on the right side (the wrong side?!) of the footplate.  And it is on a sharp curve which would make this side even more likely.  If a Southern locomotive works over the line the driver will probably not be too happy.  If it is a BR Standard class (all left-hand drive) he certainly won't be (unless running bunker-first!).

As for the signal: starting signal and slotted distant for the main line and a starting signal for the branch that the 'Pannier' is coming off (as Chris [IP] helpfully says).  You know that there are stop arms on the signal posts as the finials have a red ball (yellow for a distant, but red if stop and distant are on the same post).  This helps if the signal arm falls off - it was a GW thing!

Thank you very much for the lovely pictures and I'm glad that the young chap is making friends with the horse.  I greatly approve of this.

With best wishes.

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Re: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case
« Reply #230 on: March 08, 2018, 09:14:00 PM »
It's looking really good Martin...it seems to have the Tardis effect.

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Re: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case
« Reply #231 on: March 10, 2018, 11:57:33 AM »
This is where I am with the creamery.
Remember itís rough at the moment, Iím just getting a feel for the layout.
Iíve toned down the roof and buildings and added a tanker filling gantry.
Iím also adding a steam cleaning tank gantry(far left).the big white tank is in place just to get a feel for it but I think itíll look ok.


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Re: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case
« Reply #232 on: March 10, 2018, 12:12:29 PM »
It's looking really good Martin...it seems to have the Tardis effect.
Thanks Steve. The Tardis effect is exactly what Iím trying to create. I think itís important to create a sense of space without overdoing things.
Weíll see how it progresses.
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Re: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case
« Reply #233 on: March 10, 2018, 03:36:59 PM »
Coming along very well, Martin. Take your time over the dairy and I'm sure you'll have every reason to be very pleased with the final results. You're fortunate to have the time to devote to getting everything just right.

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Re: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case
« Reply #234 on: March 10, 2018, 04:51:26 PM »
I'm watching progress closely as I am seeking inspiration for my own milk depot/creamery.......... Will send royalties for the ideas I plagerise :thankyousign:
If it looks right and it works then I'm happy.

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Re: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case
« Reply #235 on: March 10, 2018, 05:01:17 PM »
All looking fantastic Martin. :thumbsup:

Coming along really nicely  :D :D :D

All best wishes
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Re: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case
« Reply #236 on: March 10, 2018, 07:33:05 PM »
Whilst the builders are hard at work with the creamery, the station staff at Tregonning station are busy getting things spick and span. This includes tending to the flower beds:


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Re: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case
« Reply #237 on: March 10, 2018, 07:47:09 PM »
Very nice scenic work, indeed, Martin. The whole scene looks highly realistic. I'm looking forward to creating some flower beds, this summer, at Cant Cove. Probably the railwaymen's cottage gardens, first.

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Re: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case
« Reply #238 on: March 10, 2018, 07:55:11 PM »
Apologies that the flower bed is out of focus. Iíll attempt a better shot next time!
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Re: Tregonning - Layout in a (Largish) case
« Reply #239 on: March 10, 2018, 09:21:03 PM »
What a lovely photograph!

A welcome reminder that there is such a thing as summer.

Thank you very much.

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