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Re: Toothill
« Reply #45 on: February 19, 2019, 02:44:47 PM »
Both ends of the main platform have now been built, The building was built using the Scalescenes CLASP Modular Building R003c. I have yet to complete modifying the 2 middle sections of platform for the main platform.



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« Reply #46 on: February 23, 2019, 02:30:57 PM »
The platforms for Toothill are now complete ready to place the next time I get it out and joined together.







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Re: Toothill
« Reply #47 on: February 23, 2019, 08:00:06 PM »
Certainly got that nineties feel!  :thumbsup:
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« Reply #48 on: February 23, 2019, 10:30:20 PM »
 :hellosign: Looking good Di, nice work   :greatpicturessign:
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Re: Toothill
« Reply #49 on: February 25, 2019, 04:05:50 PM »
 :helpneededsign:    :confusedsign:

Having been bitten by the US Railroad bug, I am seriously considering a complete rework of Toothill as not much beyond track laying has been done and making it a US based layout, still fitting the initial brief of being light weight, easy to move/carry and fit in my car. All and any suggestions/ideas will be appreciated.

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Re: Toothill
« Reply #50 on: February 27, 2019, 07:41:58 AM »
Go colonial Di!  :D

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Re: Toothill
« Reply #51 on: February 27, 2019, 09:07:56 AM »
You'd better lengthen those platforms for the BigBoy!  :beers:
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Re: Toothill
« Reply #52 on: February 28, 2019, 12:42:20 AM »
This is what Toothill may become, it is a plan based on one from Model Railroader. It has been reduced from 36 sq. ft. to about 22 sq. ft. to fit my size and weight restrictions. All constructive criticisms and or advice gratefully received.



This is the original layout as published in 2010 by Model Railroader.


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Re: Toothill
« Reply #53 on: February 28, 2019, 10:08:31 PM »
Sorry, Di, but one of my pet hates is those reverse curves in the sidings which could be eased by using an opposite handed point as the curve to give better running and longer sidings e.g.





Great with Peco streamline but not sure if OK with Unitrack

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« Reply #54 on: March 01, 2019, 05:30:05 PM »
 :hellosign: Waiting with interest Di, looks good to me  :thumbsup:
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Re: Toothill
« Reply #55 on: March 01, 2019, 07:22:07 PM »
Here is a link to the article that inspired my new plan for Toothill, it is a large document but will download eventually.

http://mrr.trains.com/-/media/Files/PDF/Marketing/TheSaltLakeRoute.pdf
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Re: Toothill
« Reply #56 on: March 02, 2019, 12:51:42 AM »
Wow! You're going stateside in a big way, Di!

I'm assuming that's a scenic break right down the length of the layout, so it's two different scenes on each side?

I also note that it's double track - unusual for an American layout.
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Re: Toothill
« Reply #57 on: March 02, 2019, 06:21:20 PM »
I also note that it's double track - unusual for an American layout.



Yes it is double track but it is authentic see this article in Model Railroader. http://mrr.trains.com/-/media/Files/PDF/Marketing/TheSaltLakeRoute.pdf

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Re: Toothill
« Reply #58 on: March 02, 2019, 07:44:59 PM »
That's an awesome download, Di.  :thankyousign:
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Re: Toothill
« Reply #59 on: March 11, 2019, 12:16:18 PM »
While I am waiting for the extra track and for me to get up and go get the materials  for the new baseboards for the new Toothill (USA) I have built the first building a car service shop.



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