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    Titan Silver mfifer's Avatar
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    My other Hobby

    Thought maybe someone here would be intrested in seeing some shots taken of my N Scale Albuquerque Carnuel and Tijeras Railroad. Just for reference the locomotives are about 3.5" to 4" long.













    Mike
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    Mike, that is WAY cool. Great job and thanks for sharing!

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    Not a train guy myself, but one of my best friends is. I can appreciate the work you have put into this. Thanks for the look into your hobby.

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    Thanks Guys , I have enjoyed it for some 40 years now and built over 10 layouts and some 4000 plastc model kits.
    Mike
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    The B&W is great for the period depicted.
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    That's really neat. Something about model train layouts that is just so fascinating. Thanks for sharing.
    Dan

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    Thanks Gail and Dan , I was hoping some of you might find it somewhat enjoyable.
    Thanks , Mike
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    Talking

    Wow that dime must be huge. Is that some kind of sculpture in the train yard.
    "Wow I didn't know BMW made motorcycles, Yeah I think Honda does too."

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    Wow, Wow Wow

    Did I say "Wow"?

    Excellent. Always enjoy seeing the other interests of MOA members.
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    Quote Originally Posted by OHScot View Post
    Wow that dime must be huge. Is that some kind of sculpture in the train yard.
    LOL

    Thanks Bud , I really enjoy it but now that I am back on bikes from a 26 year obstention, I am loving riding. I really miss the racing but I am a much wiser rider now. ( Wiser , word meaning older )


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    Paging Cjack to the white courtesy telephone. . . .

    Those are great photos. Looks like a fun hobby, too. My brother's been talking about getting into it, but he's been investing his money in handmade pipes.

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    Absolutely Awesome!

    Man that is too cool! I wish I had the talent and a little more free time to do omething like that. The historical aspect is fascinating and the creative skill, well to quote sibud,

    "WOW"!
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    Nice pic's I love the way you made the buildings look old.

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    Thanks Again Guys . The oldness that is created for an indoor environment is called weathering and is an art in its self.
    Thanks Again , Mike
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    Sweet little setup

    My son has always loved trains. He collected brio when he was a tot, and eventually graduated to large scale ("G") scale models. I had never really cared for that hobby, but to have a common interest I assembled models, and set up a garden railroad and indulged his hobby. Best of all, took him via motorcycle, to tourist trains all over the northwest. Those turned out to be some of the best times we spent together when he was young.

    Now he has moved away, but we still have stacks and stacks of boxed train stuff.

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