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Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by the gricer, Aug 16, 2006.

  1. the gricer

    the gricer New Member

    I am new to this forum. I like how people post pictures of thier layouts, big and small. I have recieved a lot of inspiration from these posts. To return the favor I thought I would post pics of my layout. (it is on the small side) Most I am sure will recognize it as the Atlas trackplan "Unhinged and Horizontal" modified somewhat.

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  2. hooknlad

    hooknlad Member

    Welcome Aboard the Gauge Gricer !!!! We hope you enjoy your stay.. You are among the best of friends here.
  3. Catt

    Catt Guest

    Most definately a very nice layout.As just mentioned above you are among friends here,welcome aboard.
  4. MCL_RDG

    MCL_RDG Member

    Welcome back...

    ...old timer!

    Layout looks great. I'm just getting restarted myself- thanks for posting the pics.
  5. Meiriongwril

    Meiriongwril Member

    Nice - the fisherman is real neat!
  6. Ralph

    Ralph's for fun!

    Welcome aboard! Nice work on that layout. Terrific looking water scene! OK, I gotta know the story behind the Nottawasippie. (Route of the Rat?)
  7. Herc Driver

    Herc Driver Active Member

    Wow...really nice layout!!! What a great track plan...lots to do with great scenery and interest.
  8. the gricer

    the gricer New Member

    Nottawassippee- Indian name for a local river, called by its english name these days. The animal on the logo is a "Muskrat", once plentiful along the river banks, still quite a few left. So I thought it was an apt mascot. Like the Great Northern has a big horn sheep because it traverses the Rockies, same kind of idea.

    musk•rat (musk' rat) n., pl. -rats or -rat [< Algonquian musquash] 1. An aquatic rodent of North America (Ondatra zibethica), having dark, glossy brown fur, a flattened tail, webbed hind feet, and a musky odor; also called water rat. 2. The valuable fur of this rodent.

  9. Triplex

    Triplex Active Member

    I thought it was a mountain goat?
  10. Ralph

    Ralph's for fun!

    I like it!
  11. 3railguy

    3railguy Member

    I love it!
  12. trainman4

    trainman4 Member


    That water looks so good i can almost see the trout.very nice job:thumb:

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