This is the last coffee shop of 2020. Try to not damage the decorations, and the ones that look like Hershey Kisses aren't.
So that would imply that something has happened before?Try to not damage the decorations
Good Morning All. Clear and 26° on the homefront. Looks like this colder weather is here for another week or so before the daytime highs are back into the 60's. New place looks good, I like the decorations.
Chilly morning Flo, let me have a large Mexican omelet with extra bacon on the side. And of course some of that wonderful spicy salsa to warm the insides.
Thanks for the likes and comments regarding the archive photos yesterday; Patrick, Karl, Rick, James, Dave, Troy, Tom O, Sherrel, Phil, Curt, Tom, Hughie, Chad, Ken, Garry, Jerry.
I was able to resume some modeling in the train shed yesterday. When I last did any, I was trying to determine which way to access the maintenance yard. I decided to have the entry come in from under the overpass that divides the scenicked portion of the layout from the staging yard.
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Let's just call it the "Road to Nowhere"; apologies to The Talking Heads.
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Another trashy scene on the layout is behind this fence.
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I didn't see that giant cobweb until I posted this picture this morning.
Chad - Many condolences on the loss of your mother in law.
Ray - Happy belated Birthday.
Joe - That DPM structure is Stone Bakery. I did not rename it. I really like those Queen Anne bay windows.
Tom - I meant to comment yesterday on how realistic those gondola loads are. Well done. Are you going to let us in on how you made the realistic water/sewer piping?
Curt - I just knew that you would like the skunk scene.
Sherrel/Mikey/Ken- I do like to tuck those little mini-scenes into the layout. I have a few more that I will post over the next couple of days.
Sherrel - Give my congratulations to Kate on the weight loss. Does she know that you are posting that information here? Arlene would slap me up the side of my head if she knew that I revealed that type of info anywhere!
Ken - I often wonder if anyone from Walther's ever assembles any of their kits. While I don't remember the specific instructions for the DQ, most of their instruction sheets and some of their engineering leaves a lot to be desired. However, they do make RR sized industries and lots of other stuff that fits in well.
I too have noticed that this site is running really slow this morning. At first I thought it was just my ISP, but other sites are running normally. I would have posted more pictures, but it is taking way too long.
Everybody have a great day.
James - Those were called Scenicruisers. Originally built in 1954, they were used mainly for cross-country routes. Very popular at the time but were a maintenance disaster and all were retired by 1974. Interesting trivia. The concept models but not the actual final design, were designed by Raymond Loewy, better known to us as a designer of engines and passenger equipment for railroads in the 40's and 50's.I like that Greyhound bus on the over pass. Funny thing I have been on a Greyhound maybe 2xs. I can't imagine being on one like that double decker. Cool how that design has the 2nd windshield.
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