Under The Bed Railroad

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Carlos Perea

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I placed my trainset underneath my bed, due to space constraints. Here are the first few photos:

FEC 1035 resting after a long day of work:



FEC 1031 just behind FEC 1035:



A partial view of the station platform and two passenger cars:



A view of Florida East Coast 48-Seat Coach Hollywood:



Both locomotives seen from the station entrance:



Detail view of Florida East Coast Diner Ft. Pierce:



Detail view of Florida East Coast 48-Seat Coach Hollywood:




Hope you enjoyed!
 
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Carlos Perea

Guest
Here are some more:

View of the rear of Florida East Coast Observation Car Lake Okeechobee:



View of the station entrance and Florida East Coast Observation Car Lake Okeechobee:



Detail view of Florida East Coast 24-8 Slumbercoach Silver Slumber:



View of the NW 144th St. grade crossing:



Hope you enjoyed!
 

CBCNSfan

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Staff member
Hi Carlos, well I guess we all have some space constraints, just that some of us are mor constraint than others. Do tou have it on anything, like a sheet of plywood so you can haul it out when you want to run them? Keep the photos coming.
Cheers Willis
 
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Carlos Perea

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CB&CNSfan said:
Hi Carlos, well I guess we all have some space constraints, just that some of us are mor constraint than others. Do tou have it on anything, like a sheet of plywood so you can haul it out when you want to run them? Keep the photos coming.
Cheers Willis
Actually, I run it under the bed. :) It's pretty fun!
 
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Carlos Perea

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CB&CNSfan said:
Good grief :eek: just how much headroom do you have under the bed? ;)
Not much, but its fun to be laying down there with my cat rubbing against me.

Fortunately I have the controller at the side of the bed, so there's no need for me to crawl underneath the bed, but when I have to it's quite fun! :D
 

CBCNSfan

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LOL, I keeep mine up high enough so I don't have to bend, if I didn't I might not be able to get up again :D However there is a good point to your system in that the rolling stock and locos don't have far to fall to the floor, whereas with mine if they fall !!!
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Carlos Perea

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CB&CNSfan said:
LOL, I keeep mine up high enough so I don't have to bend, if I didn't I might not be able to get up again :D However there is a good point to your system in that the rolling stock and locos don't have far to fall to the floor, whereas with mine if they fall !!!
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Not to mention that there's some nice soft carpet and dead spider bodies for them to land on.
 
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CBCNSfan

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nice soft carpet and dead spider bodies for them to land on
Well I have a nice soft carpet in the bedroom, but if the're any spiders down there they'll have to pick themselves up.
Seriously, in all the literature I've read, carpets are not a recommended sub roadbed for running model trains on, seems the drive train picks up fibers from the carpet and can build up around the motor and gears. It may be a good idea to have a little maintenance schedule of removing the body shell and cleaning any debris from the running gear.
Cheers Willis
 




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