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    • July 11, 2017 10:22 AM EDT
    • Great photos, Steve. Keep 'em coming.

    • July 10, 2017 4:23 PM EDT
    • Sorry Steve my fault didn't copy all the url, try it now should work.

    • July 10, 2017 11:43 AM EDT
    • Steve McKenzie said:

      Standard Gauge operations at Fred's for session 8 of Mike's Blog. Hope to see many of you out for this weekends "Invasion"! http://gardenrailroadottawa.blogspot.ca/2017/07/july-8-session-following-can

      Got a message that says the page does not exist. Disappointing.

    • July 10, 2017 10:26 AM EDT
    • Standard Gauge operations at Fred's for July 8 issue of Mike's Blog. Hope to see many of you out for this weekends "Invasion"!http://gardenrailroadottawa.blogspot.ca/2017/07/july-8-session-following-canada-day.html

    • July 1, 2017 2:06 PM EDT
    • Fred Mills, SOG said:

      The July 1st operation was rained out...It is Dominion/Canada Day, but no sun was out to warm the heart. First rain-out of the 2017 operating year.  Go try a Tim Horton, Putine Doughnut, and enjoy the day, in The USofA...not available in Canada...

      Most sorry to hear that Fred.  I did leave a message in the Chat Room earlier today for you.  Anyway Canada is a pretty large country so I guess some folks got sunshine.

    • July 1, 2017 11:40 AM EDT
    • The July 1st operation was rained out...It is Dominion/Canada Day, but no sun was out to warm the heart. First rain-out of the 2017 operating year.  Go try a Tim Horton, Putine Doughnut, and enjoy the day, in The USofA...not available in Canada...

    • June 25, 2017 9:56 AM EDT
    • It was narrow gauge ops at Fred's on June 24th, http://gardenrailroadottawa.blogspot.ca/2017/06/june-24-session-six-narrow-gauge.html

    • June 18, 2017 12:57 PM EDT
    • Paul Norton said:

      Ouch! I remember those overhead plywood road bases.

      Not quite 6'2" from the floor.

       

       

      Paul's headache is remembered by many.  The new duplex digs have 9 foot ceilings.  Paul should feel we did that totally for his safety.  Plans are for both inside and outside switching layouts, connected by the "Russel Ferry".  Actually it was really going to be called "that Ferry Russell", but Jan said I had to be nice. 

    • June 18, 2017 9:51 AM EDT
    • Despite the best attempts of the weather god's the Saturday session at Fred's went ahead this week. Luckily many of us ignored Fred's dire prediction of inclement conditions.  http://gardenrailroadottawa.blogspot.ca/2017/06/run-rain-or-shine-session-five.html

    • June 14, 2017 7:53 PM EDT
    • Thanks Andy, beautiful layout, and thanks Ken, for the overview.

    • June 14, 2017 2:26 PM EDT
    • Just watched a YouTube video with some switching action by a large grain elevator. Good looking railroad! Looks like lots of fun.

    • June 14, 2017 1:42 PM EDT
    • Bill Payne working the town of Overlook with the local.

       

       

       

       

       

    • June 14, 2017 1:39 PM EDT
    • OK, here are a few still photo's of the Ops:

       

      Jan operating the BLU-EVA train across Hilltop Sub

       

       

      Ric bringing the Freeman Spur Local from town back to the yards.

       

      MCL-1 setup train passing thru Woodlawn.

       

       

       

       

    • June 14, 2017 8:22 AM EDT
    • Mike Wlez said:

      Andy, I've been watching the posted videos associated with your layout and operations, and find them both quite impressive.

       

      What is the dimension of your layout, and track footage? Do you have an overhead pic of the entire layout?

      Mike, Honestly, I don't measure the dimensions, but Bruce Chandler did bring his ""odometer car"" and we used it to determine distances..  In a nut shell, the runs from BLuefield to Evansville, and Bluefield to Memphis were between 950 and 1,000 foot runs..  The runs lengths were posted here on LSC, but I don't remember where..

      Ken Posted a shot of the layout from google earth...  The house is approximately 2700 Sq ft, not counting the garage..

    • June 14, 2017 4:15 AM EDT
    • Mike Wlez said:

      What is the dimension of your layout, and track footage? Do you have an overhead pic of the entire layout?

      Here's a Google Earth shot of his layout. The spur in the video is the brown spot at the bottom right. It wasn't finished yet when this shot was taken.

      Quite the maze. It's easy to get lost if you're not sure where you're going...................

    • June 13, 2017 10:36 PM EDT
    • Mike Wlez said:

      Andy, I've been watching the posted videos associated with your layout and operations, and find them both quite impressive.

       

      What is the dimension of your layout, and track footage? Do you have an overhead pic of the entire layout?

      Now you did it Mike! 

      Grab a bag and try to relax !

       

       

    • June 13, 2017 10:29 PM EDT
    • Andy, I've been watching the posted videos associated with your layout and operations, and find them both quite impressive.

       

      What is the dimension of your layout, and track footage? Do you have an overhead pic of the entire layout?