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 Post subject: New Yard Modules
PostPosted: Mon Sep 06, 2010 9:38 pm 
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I have been working on a Yard module project for some time now and while I completed the mainline areas a while back I needed to redo some of that to install some crossovers to allow access to the 4 track receiving/departure yard from the inside main. I have been working on the 3 track outer yards for the past couple months and have been taking some photos of the progress. I will post some of those photos here.

I apologize for the size of the photos. I am not sure how to make them smaller.


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 Post subject: Re: New Yard Modules
PostPosted: Mon Sep 06, 2010 10:46 pm 
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Nice looking yard. I like all that hand laid track. Are those N Track modules? Just wondering after noticing the 3 mainlines down the middle.

I'm getting into the finishing stages of an N Track Yard modules project myself. I built all the turnouts but chose to use ME code55 Flextrak. I have 18 feet of 30" deep modules, four 4' modules and one 2' module. I've got 3 mainlines and 12 siding tracks which will give our group a lot of track for displaying and having ready to run trains during shows, something we have lacked in the past. I built all #6 and #7 turnouts so that we could get some of the larger steam engines in and out of the yard tracks ok.

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 Post subject: Re: New Yard Modules
PostPosted: Wed Sep 08, 2010 4:09 pm 
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These are done in HO scale. In N sclae I could probably have done at least 15 tracks on the inside yard and 5 tracks on the outside.


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 Post subject: Re: New Yard Modules
PostPosted: Thu Sep 09, 2010 11:32 am 
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hoborob,

Search, download and use "XnView" - free graphics and photo editing software. Best program I know of for preparing photos for forum and web site posting. See results applied to your picture below:

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 Post subject: Re: New Yard Modules
PostPosted: Thu Sep 09, 2010 9:14 pm 
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I have resized what I have so I'll post a few more.

I am using the Stain pens from Minnwax to color the ties, For most of them I am using the Dark Walnut (2716) stain.


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 Post subject: Re: New Yard Modules
PostPosted: Tue Nov 23, 2010 6:13 am 
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Probably a bit late now, but images can be re-sized using Microsoft Paint.

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 Post subject: Re: New Yard Modules
PostPosted: Sun Jul 29, 2012 8:45 am 
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jdm_com_au wrote:
Probably a bit late now, but images can be re-sized using Microsoft Paint.



Exactly, and it comes with every version of windows. Start-all programs-accessories-paint. :mrgreen:


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 Post subject: Re: New Yard Modules
PostPosted: Wed Aug 01, 2012 9:30 pm 
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Speaking of being a bit late, your reply is only 18 months late. :D

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