Nov/Dec 2004 Contest Archive: Winter Scene or Holliday

Discussion in 'Competitions & Challenges' started by jon-monon, Nov 16, 2004.

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  1. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

    OK Folks, this month can be a winter scene or any winter holliday, as long as it's rail related or part of your layout. Model or Prototype photo's and only one per person. Must be your own photo and work if it's a model.

    Please use the questions thread for this and all contest questions.

    This is an extended contest and will last until the end of the year, so you have plenty of time!
  2. Clark A.

    Clark A. Member


    Here is my entry. I had a little trouble getting a pic posted. It lies beneath my tree, all KMart-type village houses(with the exception of my Dept. 56 boat) . In the foreground is the park, then Main Street, and the train tracks. I like to change the placement of the buildings each year to spice it up. Enjoy!

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  3. trains1972

    trains1972 Member

    My son and I worked on this layout together. This is the best picture from the snow on the layout. That layout was taken down earlier this month to get repair work done in the basement.
  4. CSX6638

    CSX6638 Member

    I just finished my Christmas tree, village and train layout. the photo is of the left side, layout is built on a table made of 2 flush doors 42" wide x 6'8" long. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all.

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  5. MCL_RDG

    MCL_RDG Member

    Old Iron

    Thanksgiving Day '04, Reading Lines (now CSX) @ Telford, PA.
  6. grumbeast

    grumbeast Member

    Here's my entry, I finally got it down to under 65k!

    inbound container train (120 I think) in Bedford NS, approaching Halifax Rockingham yard, December 2003


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  7. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

    Well, it's been a while since I was able to enter anything in one of these contests. The train is N scale, some of the buildings are some other scale and the ice skating snowman in the background is larger than life. :cool: :cool:

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  8. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

    Great pictures everyone! Feels kind of chilly around here, just like it should at Christmas time!

    Here is my go at it: The boss sent the crew out to find and bring back a tree.

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  9. hminky

    hminky Member

    Pass the sun glasses, Dude!

    Central California winter!!:eek: :eek:


    Happy Holiday
  10. spitfire

    spitfire Active Member

    Here's my entry - a beautiful snowy day out in the country, made all the more beautiful by a mighty Hudson racing by.

    Note: I hope we're allowed to use digital snow - it's the only image manipulation I did. If not, I have the original shot without it.

    Merry Christmas Everyone!!!!


  11. Fred_M

    Fred_M Guest

    Christmas Afternoon

    Great pictures so far. :thumb: :thumb: This is my entry this month.


  12. Blake

    Blake Member

    Suffern NY Dec. 1985
  13. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

    Here's mine...Hyram and Billy Joe Ray Bob pull the Christmas Eve shift so the family guys can be at home for the holiday. Here they are setting up their tree, visions of Billy's egg nog, turkey sandwiches and football on the shop's old B&W T.V. on their minds.

    A Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year to you all...

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  14. RailRon

    RailRon Active Member

    That's how it should look like this time of the year - lots and lots of snow. Almost muted by the snowfall, a passenger train glides by through the blizzard, with the people inside cozy and warm. I call this picture:

    Traveling home at Christmas...


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  15. interurban

    interurban Active Member

    Having experianced a ride on this wonderful Holiday Train, I think it should be my entry :)
    Christmas Holiday Train 2004

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  16. Papa Bear

    Papa Bear Member

    Here's one more...

    What better way to spend the holidays than with family and trains? We all got together and rode the Watonga Chief in December, 1989.


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  17. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

    I'll second that, Ron! We vote at the end for fun, but the whole thing is just for fun, and should be a light hearted event. The only way to lose is to not participate at some level. It's a win win situation for all that enter, vote, or even just enjoy the pics. OK, enough rambling jon, let's vote.
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