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Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

Postby Broadoak » Thu Jun 11, 2015 7:32 am

David (Doc)

The driver sits sideways like most of my other locomotives, like the tractor drivers of the period, the late 1950's, he has no protection from the elements. They must have been tough in those days.
A shot of the device pulling a tank car on my OO scale test track, this shows the drivers side.

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Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

Postby docnjoj » Thu Jun 11, 2015 3:02 pm

Thanks Peter. That is a bit big for my style (imaginary) layout so far. I have little locos and cars and want a mine. Next week it begins! Yay.
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Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

Postby Broadoak » Wed Dec 09, 2015 3:53 pm

A few pictures taken by my fellow operator Andy K on his mobile phone at the Northampton and District Narrow Gauge Open Day. A most enjoyable show I must admit, with a friendly knowledgeable gathering of fellow enthusiasts.

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Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

Postby Nevadablue » Thu Dec 10, 2015 12:01 am

Peter, your layout is always a favorite of mine.
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Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

Postby Broadoak » Thu Dec 10, 2015 10:41 am

Thanks Ken you are too kind.

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Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

Postby Broadoak » Thu Jan 07, 2016 7:17 pm

I have been kindly given permission to post a few photographs taken by Mick Thornton, a specialist narrow gauge photographer, at an exhibition last November.
It was a specialist narrow gauge show that I found most enjoyable with a very friendly relaxed atmosphere.

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Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

Postby Nevadablue » Fri Jan 08, 2016 5:41 am

Thanks for those pictures Peter.
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Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

Postby Broadoak » Sat Apr 16, 2016 2:53 pm

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It has been a long time since I posted anything on this thread so here are a
few black and white photographs by way of a change. I think they give a nice period look.

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Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

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Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

Postby DCRFAN 3 » Tue Apr 19, 2016 9:12 pm

Why waste all your time and money painting colours when shades of grey is more atmospheric. You could rename your layout 50 Shades of Grey and watch the adult interest grow :twisted:

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Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

Postby Nevadablue » Wed Apr 20, 2016 12:01 am

Always love the photos, can't get enough. :)
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Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

Postby rue_d_etropal » Thu May 05, 2016 12:14 am

Just got latest issue of Model Rail magazine, and in NEXT issue there is an article about Two Sisters . Also magazine is using theme of railways in odd places like hospitals, chocolate factories and zoos,also a project modelling a miniature railway, so should be of interest to us very broad minded modellers.
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Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

Postby Jon Randall » Thu May 05, 2016 3:29 am

Don't you mean gNarrow minded Simon :lol:
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Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

Postby rue_d_etropal » Thu May 05, 2016 4:22 pm

gNarrow Gauge, Broad Minded
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Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

Postby Broadoak » Thu May 05, 2016 7:55 pm

Thanks for the heads up Simon.

This is the first I've heard about it.
Chris Nevard came up last June and took a load of photographs of the
layout in our conservatory. He subsequently sent me a CD of the photographs
he took, which I must say rather flattered the layout.
I wrote a piece about it earlier this year but haven't heard anything until
now. So this is very good news as far as I'm concerned and look forward to seeing the article.

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Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

Postby rue_d_etropal » Thu May 05, 2016 9:20 pm

Peter,
pleased to help. I quite often only find out about articles I have written or reviews of my 3D printing, from the announcements for next issue. It should be a good issue, with plenty to interest those of us who like to be creative.
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Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

Postby Broadoak » Thu Jun 02, 2016 2:54 pm

I have just been into the local branch of W H Smith and bought the July Issue of Model Rail magazine.

I'm pleased to say that the Two Sisters Farm article that they have printed runs to nine pages.
The pictures Chris Nevard took look really good I am really pleased.

Regards Peter M
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Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

Postby Nevadablue » Thu Jun 02, 2016 4:50 pm

Congratulations! :wink:
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Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

Postby Hans H » Fri Jun 03, 2016 9:29 am

Thanks for the heads up :D I just orered a copy online :)

A must have!

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Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

Postby Broadoak » Fri Jun 03, 2016 1:20 pm

I have kindly been given permission to post some of the superb photographs of Two Sisters Farm taken by Chris Nevard for Model Rail magazine. He came up last year to take the photos which appear in the July issue of Model Rail magazine no 223.

The pictures are in no particular order and will take a while as they all have to be re-sized.

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Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

Postby Broadoak » Fri Jun 03, 2016 4:59 pm

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Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

Postby Nevadablue » Sat Jun 04, 2016 1:02 am

:D
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Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

Postby Broadoak » Sat Jun 04, 2016 5:49 pm

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Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

Postby Broadoak » Sun Jun 05, 2016 7:33 am

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Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

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