My T gauge addiction

Post details of your T gauge layouts and the progress you are making.
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dkightley
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Phwaaaawwww!!! :roll: Why did you have to stand downwind when you took that photo!! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

That's looking ....and probably smelling.....very good indeed!!!!
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mattinair
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Not quite that prototypical :o :lol: :lol: :lol: Thanks for the kind words; they mean a lot coming from a model pro like yourself..
After watching me study'n your Bridge posts my wife said your like a Doughton Abby for guys.......I think this is a compliment......

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just made station and bar ( :roll: ) for toy train set
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Nice.......very nice! :D :D
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Thanks..........I can't wait to see the next update on The Bridge :P

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About not posting.....Wow the Bridge was super (!!!).......hard act to follow......
T gauge is on my mind but flying season has got me distracted
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I was looking at an art gallery for sale in a very old logging town in the coastal mountains north of here and in the the general store was this painting of the town done about a hundred years ago....
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This photo was taken about 100 yards down from the general store > there's no visible trace of the railroad....(bummer)
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The painting has really got me thinking........

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The town is Cazadaro in the coastal mountains north of San Francisco California..... :roll:

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I wasn't going to pull out the train set till the end of RC flying season but the locomotive turn around in the painting of Cazadero has got me falling off the wagon....addiction wise
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I've started to rough in the Cazadero station scenic module
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I kit bashed the stairs from Tgauge.com's switching house model for the forest fire lookout tower
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As I have posted; it took many many months of deep thought before doing the Dotti Dairy... :lol:
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I'm going to need Niel's Dr. Who Tardis for time travel now that I'm sandwiching a 19th century feature between two 20th century features......oh well.. :roll:

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One of the neat things about T is you can have a fairly large toy train set and store it in a fairly small space....Starting a painting so it's up against the wall for the toy train... :o
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For now........Whew :roll:

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I got a great gift for Christmas>This made from scratch(carved from a piece of balsa) rescue helicopter ....neat
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the maker apologized for not being able to do the lettering..(!!!)...I explained that I have to use cumputer printed decals and a microscope...whew

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