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Claremorris in the 80s

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Hi, Im considering changing my future layout to one of claremorris, regenerated in all its glory with ballinrobe etc. Its a station with a reasonable amount of photos on the web

 

Im looking for a couple of shots in particular, if anyone has access to them

 

(a) Interior of the signal box, so that I can deduce the naming on the levers.

 

(b) Sligo end picture of the goods shed with the valance detail

 

© There is evidence in the 80s of a container crane, yet I only keep seeing glimpses in the corners of photos. Anyone have a shot of the station approaches around that time,

 

(d) I presume the oil infrastructure in the goods yard was for the nearby oil tanks.

 

as well as anything not on flickr google etc.

 

Ive done a layout track plan, tweaking it as the moment. I gave up on limerick junction cause I can't fit the layout into the room I now have in a new house. But this one I might squeeze and it has fascinating operational opportunities, especially as I will operate it circa 1980s, but as it mr andrews never existed

 

Ive settled on OO-SF as the gauge , with hand built points to get the flow right

 

thanks again

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The problem with LJ is that so much of the length is needed in platforms, to support the facing trains etc, that I have no space to accommodate the curves ( around to a fiddle yard) . Claremorris can be tightened up without adjusting operational capacity ( it had fairly short platforms anyway.)

 

I have claremorris in 15 feet. even if I have to bend the sligo end

 

Theres stacks of photos, but virtually nothing of the cement store etc, that seemed to be demolished in 2002+

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