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Paul Stainz Holt




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PostSubject: Re: Linz Gstadt Bahn   Linz Gstadt Bahn - Page 6 EmptySun Aug 09, 2009 8:29 pm

Gorgeous day here.
"Garsten Depot" basks in the sun

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Paul Stainz Holt

Paul Stainz Holt

Location : North Wales

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PostSubject: Re: Linz Gstadt Bahn   Linz Gstadt Bahn - Page 6 EmptySun Aug 09, 2009 8:30 pm

And Rusty gently rolls toward the carriages to couple up..........

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Paul Stainz Holt

Paul Stainz Holt

Location : North Wales

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The steam tram marshalls empty feldbahn wagons at Wieselburg

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GWhizz

GWhizz

Location : Charente, France

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PostSubject: Re: Linz Gstadt Bahn   Linz Gstadt Bahn - Page 6 EmptySun Aug 09, 2009 9:12 pm

paul stainz holt wrote:
Gorgeous day here.
"Garsten Depot" basks in the sun


Don't rub it in!

Unremitting rain all day here, but by god we we needed it, rainwater tank nearly empty!

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mikeyh

mikeyh

Location : Dordogne France

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PostSubject: Re: Linz Gstadt Bahn   Linz Gstadt Bahn - Page 6 EmptyMon Aug 10, 2009 3:55 am

Yes same here, no storms just good quality steady rain!

Mikey
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Paul Stainz Holt

Paul Stainz Holt

Location : North Wales

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PostSubject: Re: Linz Gstadt Bahn   Linz Gstadt Bahn - Page 6 EmptyThu Aug 13, 2009 3:48 pm

Another gorgeous afternoon here Razz

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clive_t

clive_t

Location : Portsmouth, England

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PostSubject: Re: Linz Gstadt Bahn   Linz Gstadt Bahn - Page 6 EmptyThu Aug 13, 2009 3:57 pm

Nice pic and weather!

Question, though - how much time on average would you say you spend cleaning your track?

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Clive

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Paul Stainz Holt

Paul Stainz Holt

Location : North Wales

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PostSubject: Re: Linz Gstadt Bahn   Linz Gstadt Bahn - Page 6 EmptyThu Aug 13, 2009 4:03 pm

I clean the whole lot (over 110 meters) about once a month, this is occasionally done by my LGB track cleaning loco, but usually done with an LGB track cleaning block and "elbow grease".
The cutting behind the fir tree in the picture above usually needs cleaning every time I run trains - either due to leaves off the laurel bush, or dirt which splashes on the track after rain. Rolling Eyes

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Paul Stainz Holt

Paul Stainz Holt

Location : North Wales

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PostSubject: Re: Linz Gstadt Bahn   Linz Gstadt Bahn - Page 6 EmptySat Aug 15, 2009 6:55 pm

Another good day for running trains. Smile

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Paul Stainz Holt

Paul Stainz Holt

Location : North Wales

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PostSubject: Re: Linz Gstadt Bahn   Linz Gstadt Bahn - Page 6 EmptySat Aug 15, 2009 6:58 pm

Especially as one of Charlotte's school friends has taken a shine to garden railways.
(This is the cutting which gets dirt splashes and leaves in it Rolling Eyes )

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Paul Stainz Holt

Paul Stainz Holt

Location : North Wales

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PostSubject: Re: Linz Gstadt Bahn   Linz Gstadt Bahn - Page 6 EmptyTue Aug 18, 2009 4:55 am

A small night train

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clive_t

clive_t

Location : Portsmouth, England

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PostSubject: Re: Linz Gstadt Bahn   Linz Gstadt Bahn - Page 6 EmptyTue Aug 18, 2009 6:54 am

Posting at 5:55 am??? What's up mate, can't sleep? (says he, bashing away on a keyboard at Southampton Airport at 7:50)

Nice pic though. I like the spooky shadows cast by the steps on the signal box... Is that a Preiser figure lurking bottom right?

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Bearcastle

Bearcastle

Location : Brie

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PostSubject: Re: Linz Gstadt Bahn   Linz Gstadt Bahn - Page 6 EmptyTue Aug 18, 2009 7:19 am

At this time it's nice and cool, lot's of smoke Cool

I was in the garden this morning cutting trees invading my garden with nasty berries, the neighbourg are not there.

Now it's 09:00 and it's already too warm, in the south of France at 06:00 they had already 26c, since 3 days they have 37c everyday. Here today it's going to be a very warm day.
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Paul Stainz Holt

Paul Stainz Holt

Location : North Wales

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PostSubject: Re: Linz Gstadt Bahn   Linz Gstadt Bahn - Page 6 EmptyTue Aug 18, 2009 3:56 pm

My missus got up at 3.00 a.m. (She works for Monarch Airlines Rolling Eyes ).

I dropped off after she had gone and woke again at 5.30.
The figure if an LGB one - a big bloke compared to other figures at this scale.

Here's a variation of the pic.......

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mikeyh

mikeyh

Location : Dordogne France

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PostSubject: Re: Linz Gstadt Bahn   Linz Gstadt Bahn - Page 6 EmptyTue Aug 18, 2009 4:17 pm

So much atmosphere in that picture Paul!

Mikey
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Paul Stainz Holt

Paul Stainz Holt

Location : North Wales

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PostSubject: Re: Linz Gstadt Bahn   Linz Gstadt Bahn - Page 6 EmptyTue Aug 18, 2009 6:20 pm

Thanks Mikey - I'm trying..........some would say very trying Laughing

A little work to Wieselburg track arrangement this evening...........

Before :

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Paul Stainz Holt

Paul Stainz Holt

Location : North Wales

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After........... Smile

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Paul Stainz Holt

Paul Stainz Holt

Location : North Wales

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PostSubject: Re: Linz Gstadt Bahn   Linz Gstadt Bahn - Page 6 EmptySat Aug 22, 2009 9:24 am

Before I took the step to run a railway outside in the garden, I made the indoor Linz Gstadt Bahn..........

A video clip too - It is "very compact" and crowded Laughing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7IYR6XiKluA

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Paul Stainz Holt

Paul Stainz Holt

Location : North Wales

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PostSubject: Re: Linz Gstadt Bahn   Linz Gstadt Bahn - Page 6 EmptyTue Sep 01, 2009 6:38 pm

The Hauptbahnhoffuhrer (The Boss) Shocked

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Paul Stainz Holt

Paul Stainz Holt

Location : North Wales

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Smile

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Paul Stainz Holt

Paul Stainz Holt

Location : North Wales

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PostSubject: Re: Linz Gstadt Bahn   Linz Gstadt Bahn - Page 6 EmptySat Sep 05, 2009 6:40 am

Off to the Llanfair Garden Railway show this morning to meet Clive T and a few other G arden Railway friends.
In my opinion, this is one of the best shows in the UK. Smile

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mikeyh

mikeyh

Location : Dordogne France

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PostSubject: Re: Linz Gstadt Bahn   Linz Gstadt Bahn - Page 6 EmptySat Sep 05, 2009 6:47 am

Looking forward to lotsa pics Paul!

Mikey
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French Chuffed



Location : Droitwich UK

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PostSubject: Re: Linz Gstadt Bahn   Linz Gstadt Bahn - Page 6 EmptySat Sep 05, 2009 8:22 am

I will have to try and be in the area one year, at this time, as the wifes sister lives near Whitchurch.
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clive_t

Location : Portsmouth, England

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PostSubject: Re: Linz Gstadt Bahn   Linz Gstadt Bahn - Page 6 EmptyMon Sep 07, 2009 11:41 am

I've now had the chance to go through my pics of our visit to Paul's, and I have managed to sift out the rubbish (of which there was much!)

You can see the results of my labours here:

http://clivesgscalerailways.fotopic.net/c1751802.html

Hope you enjoy them, and thanks to Paul for a great little running session, and for your hospitality. Sorry about my son Steven eating you completely out of eccles cakes! He was a hungry lad though, it has to be said.

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GWhizz

GWhizz

Location : Charente, France

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PostSubject: Re: Linz Gstadt Bahn   Linz Gstadt Bahn - Page 6 EmptyMon Sep 07, 2009 2:12 pm

Great pics Clive of a great layout - fascinating how subtly different the layout looks through the eyes of a visitor! Gives it real perspective!

I think the pics of Paul's new Steam loco get my vote for a landing page pic for the forum!

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clive_t

clive_t

Location : Portsmouth, England

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PostSubject: Re: Linz Gstadt Bahn   Linz Gstadt Bahn - Page 6 EmptyMon Sep 07, 2009 3:26 pm

Thanks Brian. I recall commenting to Paul that no amount of photos of a layout can ever compensate for not seeing it with one's own eyes - which strangely enough was more or less exactly what Carl said to me when he came to visit a couple of weeks ago!

By the way, I should also mention (in case I have not already done so) that during this visit we also enjoyed the company of Alec (new-ish! member on here) and also Bruce and Mrs Bruce, whom we haven't seen for a couple of years when they paid us a visit.

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