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by Chops
Sun Jan 16, 2022 6:14 am
Forum: Narrow Gauge
Topic: New logging/mining layout
Replies: 47
Views: 1088

Re: New logging/mining layout

I confess, I fail to see any track issues. Never the less, you certainly know the rails of these logging outfits resembled spaghetti sunk in mud. Your log buggies are amazing. What of these locomotives? They, too, are museum quality. I enjoyed my second trip out to Washington state, Snoqualami in th...
by Chops
Sat Jan 15, 2022 7:51 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Diesel Hydraulics at Portencross
Replies: 28
Views: 5177

Re: Diesel Hydraulics at Portencross

Exceptional use of backdrops. One feels as though one is gazing into a broad horizon.
by Chops
Sat Jan 15, 2022 7:50 pm
Forum: Dapol
Topic: Latest news.
Replies: 17
Views: 2471

Re: Latest news.

What is an "elemental PCB mistake?" So, what is the issue here, poison trains?
by Chops
Sat Jan 15, 2022 7:45 pm
Forum: Narrow Gauge
Topic: New logging/mining layout
Replies: 47
Views: 1088

Re: New logging/mining layout

Pocahontas Logging Railway. Oh, my, this is going to be a treasure. The quality of the scratch build is breathtaking. :o
by Chops
Sat Jan 15, 2022 7:43 pm
Forum: HO & International
Topic: The Chow Will Go Through
Replies: 4
Views: 331

The Bird is the Word

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O47R-g1fJuY
Running some vintage Marx behind a NOS Athearn SW1500.
by Chops
Fri Jan 14, 2022 4:37 am
Forum: Modelling Techniques - Show & Tell
Topic: Super Quick for the Super Dumb
Replies: 10
Views: 619

Re: Super Quick for the Super Dumb

Wow! I'd no idea, thanks for the insider information. I've worked it out to the last few bits, and it certainly has been an interesting medium to work with. This is something almost unheard of in North America.
by Chops
Sat Jan 08, 2022 8:36 am
Forum: HO & International
Topic: Soviet Memories V: Economy Today! USSR.
Replies: 2
Views: 106

Re: Soviet Memories V: Economy Today! USSR.

RogerB wrote: Sat Jan 08, 2022 7:46 am The video is blocked on copyright grounds. R-
Pasted on a different sound track. Thanks for heads-up.
by Chops
Sat Jan 08, 2022 12:55 am
Forum: HO & International
Topic: Soviet Memories V: Economy Today! USSR.
Replies: 2
Views: 106

Soviet Memories V: Economy Today! USSR.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5w4d-Hlc9M For entertainment purposes only; the references contained within were germane to my experience of Soviet Russia in '64, and some of its trains. I was thinking, if there was a trailer to a Soviet film, what would it look like? Also, I have an interest in pa...
by Chops
Sun Jan 02, 2022 5:08 am
Forum: The Real Thing
Topic: The very early history of railways
Replies: 2
Views: 180

Re: The very early history of railways

Very interesting, thank you for posting.