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Great stuff!

 

That house looks remarkably like Mr Mashima's house. When it was announced that Mashima Motors was closing, I looked up the address on Street View and found that it was not the industrial unit that I was expecting, but a house, just like that one, with a bicycle leaning against the open gate.

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Broithe

 

Thanks I will pass on the comments to the module's owner. Perhaps in time the House will be extended and the dog and bicycle added.

 

MikeO

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Broithe

 

Thanks I will pass on the comments to the module's owner. Perhaps in time the House will be extended and the dog and bicycle added.

 

MikeO

 

I hope so - a little shrine to Mr Mashima.

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I'm just loving this thread. Fabulous collection of N gauge Irish rolling stock.

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Noel thanks for the compliment on the rolling stock. Expanding the collection is becoming addictive but finding suitable donors, time and information slows things down considerably.

 

MikeO

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A few photos of the T-Trak layout at the SDMRC Show at the weekend. This was a collaboration between the of us so not the modules or stock was Irish. The first four photos give a general view while the next seven photos show a little of the detail.

The layout comprised one outer loop and 3 inner loops. We had 4 trains running at the same time on the outer loop and one each on the inner loops. The rolling stock comprise British, German, Irish and Swedish outline models; some RTR and the rest scratch built or conversions.

MikeO

 

1 Overview.jpeg

2 Overview sleft ide.jpeg

3 Overview right side.jpeg

4 Overview rear left.jpeg

5 Detail Freight.jpeg

6 Detail Enterprise.jpeg

7 Detail sign.jpeg

8 Detail Houses.jpeg

9 Detail flats.jpeg

10 Detail Swedish S class.jpeg

11 Detail assorted stock.jpeg

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Great stuff Mike. Your stock has certainly built up well since I saw it last!

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Thanks Irish_N. Yes my Irish stock continues to expand mostly due to seeing the creative talents of many members of this forum. i just have to try emulating some of the stock I see. For some exhibitions my stock is supplemented by that of other operators. The modules also from a variety of contributors.

MikeO

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Posted (edited)

A few photos of my T trak layout from the !st Bangor show in May 2018. Some  new features are the Strand Hotel module, a new back scene to the Girder Bridge module and 2 new locomotives a C class, based on a BR Class 22 and a WT class based on a Fairbarin , my other WT class is based on  BR 4MT. They have been numbered 56 and 57 respectively.

 

MikeO

 

T Trak layout 1.jpeg

T Trak layout 2.jpeg

WT and S class.jpeg

071 with cement train.jpeg

C Class.jpeg

Class 300 no.378 crossing bridge.jpeg

Class 2700 at Strand Hotel.jpeg

Strand Hotel detail.jpeg

Fiddleyard.jpeg

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A few photos of the T Trak layout at the UMRC show in Belfast this weekend (25/26 August).

 

The first 2 photos show the layout over view. The each side was 6m (20ft)

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The second 2 Show The Strand Hotel and Wooden Bridge modules with new backscenes. The Atlantic and Pacific Hotels are an approximation of how they may have looked deduced from The links members provided. The other houses are based mostly on existing houses on Upper Strand.

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Trains in the fiddleyard awaiting turn

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Some cameos from the Strand Hotel and the Village modules

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The final set show a number of train formations recorded during the weekend

A Class

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071 with cement train

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GNR PPS no. 18 with mixed Goods

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The Class 8500 series DART and the Mixed goods train passing822569195_TTrakDartandGoodstrain.thumb.jpg.753b6eebdd9b9fd29f0ba314ab049b36.jpg

Lastly WT Class 57 with the Enterprise

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MikeO

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