Traction made it to Ottawa

Discussion in 'Traction Thoroughfare' started by interurban, Nov 17, 2002.

  1. interurban

    interurban Active Member

    street shot, as you can see a lot of work on pavements ect street lights ( we are working on) still to do.

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  2. interurban

    interurban Active Member

    OK thats it for tonight, When the lads empty there camara I will do a few more shots.
    We hope you enjoyed these shots of our weekend.
    Cheers Chris.

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  3. 60103

    60103 Pooh Bah

    Toronto Christmas Train Show

    Toronto Christmas Train Show is NEXT WEEKEND, Nov. 23 -24 at the International Centre in Malton (next to Malton GO station). {{no trains on weekend!!}}
    I'll be at the Platelayers stand, making cardboard buildings (probably). If you ask for David, you'll find that most of us are named David.
    The shot of Limpley Wharf doesn't do it justice. It's beautifully done, using the N scale version of the buildings I make, and they're laid out perfectly. Did he have his spiral-double helix layout there as well?
  4. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

    Great pics, Chris. Nothing boring about those pics! Traction action is soooooo cooooool!:D :D :D
  5. interurban

    interurban Active Member

    Thanks Jon very glad you like
    e:D :D ;)
    Hi Dave yes I now it did not do limpy wharf justice "but" I only had a shot or two left and I did want a pic of that happy smily great modler face. Unfortunatly His wife could not be there that weekend she did all the gardens you know. He said he was gettig a bit fed up with the spiral one. Like you I thought they were both great.

    Dave its our 27th wedding anniversary that weekend and my lovley wife is not well so fogive me if I dont make it.

    Have a great meet.
  6. Lighthorseman

    Lighthorseman Active Member

    Love That Traction!

    Please! Feel free to bore us ANYTIME!!:D
  7. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

    Canadian Content

    Hi Chris -

    Nice shots of the traction layout. I think I saw you at Railfair Ottawa (or at least the layout). I am going to use your idea of the "remote mounting" of Atlas surface switch machines on my layout. It will be useful in my little yard where I can't get all the switches right next to the track.

    By the way - it's great to see all the Canadian content in this thread and on The Gauge in general.:):):)

  8. interurban

    interurban Active Member

    Hi Lighthorseman, Glad you like the layout there will be a few more pics sooon:) :) .

    Hello Andrew, glad we could be of help with our idea`s thats what its all about;) ;)
    We had a real good time with you people in Ottawa (nice folks)
    Unfortunatly we dont think we will be back, it took 4 days off us and the expence phew.
    We will proberley do two a year localy and as you saw we have lots of work still to do, Is`nt it fun:D :D :D :D :D :D

    I must say WE DO LIKE TRACTION;)

  9. interurban

    interurban Active Member

    More pics

    Hey I`ve got a couple of more pics:D ;) :)

    AND I AM IN THE PICTURE:eek: :eek: :eek:
    But the main player is the little lad having a good loooook


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  10. interurban

    interurban Active Member

    This one of two pics at the Saturday night meal.

    left to right------------
    Denna(from Delson Museam) Chris, Glenn. Harold, Doug, dave, and Andy. Brian took the pic, he is in the next shot.;)

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  11. interurban

    interurban Active Member

    Hi Brian glad you could join us.

    The handsome Duckman the Gauge`s new member.

    First on the left.

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  12. interurban

    interurban Active Member

    And this is what you look like after a 4 day weekend .

    Thats it for now.

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  13. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

    I think you can cure that with a lot of coffee :D :D :D

    Nice pics Chris, and welcome aboard Mr. Duck!
  14. 60103

    60103 Pooh Bah

    Just to report, the Xmas Train show has 2 traction layouts, both O gauge. One features TTC stuff up to PCC, the other has CLRVs.
    Limpley Wharf is there, with both builders in attendance. And Robin stopped by to watch me glue cardboard.
  15. interurban

    interurban Active Member

    Hi Dave,

    Please say HI to our friends at Limpley Wharf.
    I do hope some pictures were taken of the Traction layouts and limpley.
    I think the PPC "stuff" did the Halton Radial Museam with us going back a couple of years , I remember a rainy day and being sheltered in the barnes, the good thing was L&PS #8 was having its final touches painted on that was great to witness.

    Did Robin ever find the pic of the Double slips beng unfrozen at Union Station???
    I must see if I still have that darn calanda with the pic :D
    Sorry I missed it
    Have a fun day.

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