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From: Xander van Breda avbreda@googlemail.c... [DRGW] (DRGW@yahoogroups.c...)
Date: 2017-10-26 14:00:24
Subject: Re: [DRGW] Re: Springs layout lan

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Hi Dave,

Please send me your personal email address to avbreda@googlem.i....=
com

Regards
Xander

On Thu, Oct 26, 2017 at 10:37 AM, David Standen stande=
n.david@yahoo.c...
[DRGW] <DRGW@yahoogroups.c...> wrote:

>
>
> Hey Xander,
>=
I'm David Standen from Melbourne, Australia.
> and I too, are modelling Te=
nnessee Pass.
> I go across to photograph as much as I can every couple of =
years ,to get
> as many pictures as I can
> before it goes, or disappears, =
as I'm modelling the 70's-- 80's era.
> I think its certainly rare, for so=
meone to model a Railroad from another
> Country.
> As I have recently retu=
rned from the Rio Grande Convention in Denver, they
> asked me, --- "Why do=
n't you
> model something closer to you ?
> Years ago, I fell in love with =
the "Blue-box" Tunnel motors, and then the
> history connected to it all,
>=
----- then I realized -----I was hooked !,
> To me ,the original line has =
something unique, that I want to capture, as
> I like the Minturn area,
> w=
ith its steep grades, and huge scenery through Belden and through Red
> Cli=
ff & Pando.
> I am constructing mine on modules, --- starting with Tennesse=
e Pass Tunnel
> .
> 3 years ago, I found the Original wood lined tunnel, an=
d when I was there
> 2 Months ago, I photographed inside it
> through a ver=
y small hole in the fill-slide-- now covered with trees.
> I'm pleased to t=
alk to somebody else outside the US, that models the
> Wonderful Rio Grande=
.
> Dave Standen .
>
>
> On =E2=80=8EThursday=E2=80=8E, =E2=80=8E26=E2=80=
=8E =E2=80=8EOctober=E2=80=8E =E2=80=8E2017=E2=80=8E =E2=80=8E02=E2=80=8E:=
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T, Xander van
> Breda avbreda@googlemail.c... [DRGW] <DRGW@yahoogroups.c...> =
wrote:
>
>
>
>
> Well Jim and Jim its looks great! I'm adding a second laye=
r to the layout,
> based on Tennessee Pass and the Belden Eagle Mine. I hop=
e to have the
> tracks operating by X-mas. Retrofitting is really a lot of =
work, not to
> damage the completed lower deck, minimising dust etc. I also=
have to fit
> the LED strips under the top deck to illuminate the lower de=
ck. I hope to
> have all on a website next year.
>
> Xander
> Cape Town, So=
uth Africa
>
> On Sat, Oct 21, 2017 at 3:25 AM, jimfitch3@gmail.c... [DRGW] =
<
> DRGW@yahoogroups.c...> wrote:
>
>
>
> I"m in a similar boat as Jim Eager=
, planning move to new home with bigger
> basement. Have a potential good =
sized space around 15 x 27 1/2 in a main
> area and extending further as fa=
r as another 18'. Basement is framed in
> but will need outlets, drywall a=
nd drop ceiling installed, and a lot of
> upgrades too. After settlement =
will get started on a track plan - but
> thinking about double layer.
>
> M=
y last layout 10x18' was torn down last July and you can see photo's here
>=
of how far I got:
>
> http://atlasrescueforum. proboards.com/thread/3737/
=
> jims-layout-progress?page=3D2
> <http://atlasrescueforum.proboards.com/th=
read/3737/jims-layout-progress?page=3D2>
>
> Cheers, Jim
>
>
>
>
> --
> Xan=
der van Breda
>
>
>



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<div dir=3D"ltr"><div>Hi Dave,</div><div><br></div><div>Please send me your=
personal email address to <a href=3D"mailto:avbreda@googlemail.c..." target=
=3D"_blank">avbreda@googlemail.c...</a></div><div><br></div><div>Regards</di=
v><div>Xander</div></div><div class=3D"gmail_extra"><br><div class=3D"gmail=
_quote">On Thu, Oct 26, 2017 at 10:37 AM, David Standen <a href=3D"mailto:s=
tanden.david@yahoo.c...">standen.david@yahoo.c...</a> [DRGW] <span dir=3D"ltr=
">&lt;<a href=3D"mailto:DRGW@yahoogroups.c..." target=3D"_blank">DRGW@yah.o...=
roups.com</a>&gt;</span> wrote:<br><blockquote class=3D"gmail_quote" style=
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<div>Hey Xander,</div><div>I&#39;m David Standen from Melbourne=
, Australia.</div><div>and I too, are modelling Tennessee Pass.</div><div>I=
go across to photograph as much as I can every couple of years ,to get as =
many pictures as I can</div><div>before it goes, or disappears, as I&#39;m =
modelling the=C2=A0 70&#39;s-- 80&#39;s era.</div><div>I think its certainl=
y rare, for someone to model a Railroad from another Country.</div><div>As =
I have recently returned from the Rio Grande Convention in Denver, they ask=
ed me, --- &quot;Why don&#39;t you=C2=A0</div><div>model something closer t=
o you ?</div><div>Years ago, I fell in love with the &quot;Blue-box&quot; T=
unnel motors, and then the history connected to it all,</div><div>----- the=
n I realized -----I was hooked !,=C2=A0</div><div>To me ,the original line =
has something unique, that I want to capture, as I like the Minturn area,</=
div><div>with its steep grades, and huge scenery through Belden and through=
Red Cliff &amp; Pando.</div><div>I am constructing mine on modules, --- st=
arting with Tennessee Pass Tunnel .</div><div>3 years ago, I found the Orig=
inal wood lined tunnel, and when I was there 2 Months ago, I photographed i=
nside it</div><div>through a very small hole in the fill-slide-- now covere=
d with trees.</div><div>I&#39;m pleased to talk to somebody else outside th=
e US, that models the Wonderful Rio Grande.</div><div>Dave Standen .</div><=
div><br></div><div><br></div>
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lly a lot of work, not to damage the completed lower deck, minimising dust =
etc. I also have to fit the LED strips under the top deck to illuminate the=
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nstalled, and a=C2=A0 lot of upgrades too.=C2=A0 After settlement will get =
started on a track plan - but thinking about double layer.</p><div><br clea=
r=3D"none"></div><div>My last layout 10x18&#39; was torn down last July and=
you can see photo&#39;s here of how far I got:</div><div><br clear=3D"none=
"></div><div><a href=3D"http://atlasrescueforum.proboards.com/thread/3737/j=
ims-layout-progress?page=3D2" target=3D"_blank" rel=3D"nofollow" shape=3D"r=
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