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Re: Thrubwell Hall

Postby Thorness » Tue Oct 25, 2016 8:35 pm

In theory yes there could be a big range of wagons but I had some difficulty finding pictures of wagons taken side on.
There are plenty out there taken from angle showing an end and the side but using those would mean modelling in perspective, I have enough trouble with one scale!

I have had to guestimate the dimensions for the ones I have used based on the wheelbase but I think they are about right, it makes you realise how small the estate stock is.

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Re: Thrubwell Hall

Postby lesmond » Wed Oct 26, 2016 2:00 pm

Don, that is an excellent idea, and quite ingenious. Thanks for sharing.

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Re: Thrubwell Hall

Postby Thorness » Mon Jan 23, 2017 9:38 pm

His lordship decided he would like his locos named so as a classical scholar he has gone for the Greek alphabet, so we have Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta & Epsillon.
ImageTerabithia sidings by Thorness, on Flickr
ImageTerabithia sidings by Thorness, on Flickr
ImageTerabithia sidings by Thorness, on Flickr
ImageTerabithia sidings by Thorness, on Flickr
ImageTerabithia sidings by Thorness, on Flickr

I considered using the phonetic alphabet but decided Charlie was a bit frivolous for the period.

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Re: Thrubwell Hall

Postby ijopson » Wed Jan 25, 2017 3:06 pm

When I get round to ordering nameplates for mine they will be Yan, Tan, Tethera, Lethera, number 5 (In deference to peoples sensibilities) etc, with numbers as required.

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Re: Thrubwell Hall

Postby Thorness » Wed Jan 25, 2017 5:11 pm

Funny you should mention Yan, Tan etc. After I had stuck my names on it occurred to me that they would have been more interesting.

There is a Wikipedia page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yan_tan_tethera that has several variants with an alternative for 5. As long as you don't get to number 15 you should be OK.

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Re: Thrubwell Hall

Postby Boghopper » Thu Jan 26, 2017 9:16 am

I see what you mean about 15 - and beyond. ;)
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Re: Thrubwell Hall

Postby Boghopper » Thu Jan 26, 2017 11:00 pm

Sorry, iPhone glitch, double post.
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Re: Thrubwell Hall

Postby Thorness » Wed Jul 19, 2017 3:15 pm

This is a pic of the whole loco fleet to test the new photo hosting system.

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Thanks Tom, seems to work fine and should hopefully avoid link issues in the future.

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Re: Thrubwell Hall

Postby southpier » Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:01 am

quite impressive!

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Re: Thrubwell Hall

Postby docnjoj » Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:38 am

Wow! That is quite a gaggle of locos. Very nice work too.!
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Re: Thrubwell Hall

Postby Kerluk » Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:09 pm

Congrats. It's a wonderful loco fleet.

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Re: Thrubwell Hall

Postby lesmond » Sat Jul 22, 2017 5:49 am

Beautiful :)
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Re: Thrubwell Hall

Postby Kerluk » Sat Jul 22, 2017 5:59 am

A really beautiful layout ! :D :D :D

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Re: Thrubwell Hall

Postby Thorness » Thu Nov 01, 2018 9:28 pm

Just realised that there are no pictures of the passenger stock on here so here are a few pics:
ImageP1030428 by Thorness, on Flickr

ImageP1030427 by Thorness, on Flickr

ImageP1030432 by Thorness, on Flickr

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Re: Thrubwell Hall

Postby chris stockdale » Thu Nov 01, 2018 9:38 pm

Hi Don,

Passengers on board too! A bit like batteries, they’re not always included. :D

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Re: Thrubwell Hall

Postby MickT » Fri Nov 02, 2018 11:44 am

Sorry - had the same prob as Boghopper I think and managed to get myself a duplicate posting (but don't have an iPhone!)
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Re: Thrubwell Hall

Postby MickT » Fri Nov 02, 2018 11:48 am

Excellent Don! As to the numbering - How about the Swaledale dialect word for number 17? I think with the row going on in the media about hate crimes and all that, you'd need to be careful with quite a lot of these dialect variations!

Very much like your loco fleet and the glimpses of the rolling stock. Lovely!

A generally Heywood type query - is there a commercially available Heywood loco chimney? It is very distinctive and I have seen it on a number of both 09 and Gn15 models, so am guessing that it is not down to scratchbuilding and home lathe skills to create one?

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Re: Thrubwell Hall

Postby chris stockdale » Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:28 pm

Hi Don,

Looking back I see your first post says

‘Two locos to manage six wagons is definitely one too many. ’

I don’t know how many wagons you have now but there seems to be no shortage of locos. :D

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Re: Thrubwell Hall

Postby Thorness » Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:47 pm

‘Two locos to manage six wagons is definitely one too many. ’

Yes things have moved on a bit since then with five locos and a few more wagons but, like lots of people, now an overpopulation of locos for a relatively small layout.

With regard to the passengers, they are shown in a thread about the coach (http://forum.gn15.info/viewtopic.php?f= ... 46#p121946) but here they are again:
Frightening modern people:
ImageAlarming modern passengers by Thorness, on Flickr
Edwardianised with Milliput:
ImageModified people by Thorness, on Flickr


" is there a commercially available Heywood loco chimney?"

I know Smallbrook do list a couple of chimneys and a dome available separately but not the Heywood one. Maybe Smallbrook would supply the chimney alone if asked nicely.
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