My first garden railway

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Amazing progress in a couple of months! Got to figure how to incorporate my shed into the layout. But first I have to clear the junk out of the garage so I can move the junk in the shed!

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So with the nights closing in by the time I get home from work progress has really been limited to the weekend. But nevertheless progress has been made I have ballasted the track to hide the bricks, put a few more plants in and even got a station after persuading (nagging) the wife. 043C1290-2F09-4FB8-B7A5-AD12A3C5DA40.jpeg 8CCF0F51-ED6D-445E-8523-E2BC12A47122.jpeg F2A26281-0F34-4061-9E42-3A0C23DCAC5B.jpeg
 
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Possibly, due the slate chippings you have used a weed suppression? :think:
 
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Possibly, due the slate chippings you have used a weed suppression? :think:
I see that was the wife / management / building regulations departments choice got to try and keep them happy :)
 
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All you need is some fish ....:D
 
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All you need is some fish ....:D

And a stream of bubbles coming out of the station! :rofl::rofl::rofl:

Hmmmm... Wonder if the 'Diver' figures are anywhere near 1:24?? :think:;)
 
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And a stream of bubbles coming out of the station! :rofl::rofl::rofl:

Hmmmm... Wonder if the 'Diver' figures are anywhere near 1:24?? :think:;)
I am sure someone could make some if not. Maybe this could be an inspiration for a station name.
 
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Possibly, due the slate chippings you have used a weed suppression? :think:
Yes don't want to be constantly pulling up weeds so a liner was used
All joking aside it's not as blue as it looks, I will be planting more plants to brake it up, but as I know nothing about gardening I am struggling to know what to plant so any suggestions will be much appreciated :)
 
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So we have a new locomotive added to the roster, purchased from Dave
( idlemarvel ) fantastic loco and thank you to Dave for helping set it up. 43D636B3-8CAE-47D8-8BC6-6E866122FF32.jpeg
 
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The new loco looks much better and more at home on your outdoor layout. Glad I could help.
 
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A few snaps from today’s snowy running. 4DCDEE82-7855-4F65-8334-65355C4F857B.jpeg 75AF9F8E-6FA1-486C-8A2F-D6785DCF593C.jpeg F1A2D4BB-2461-4B44-9B7C-DB985B60C055.jpeg 1D5E772E-CC78-4E7F-B039-7BA14A44DEF2.jpeg
 
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Great pictures, perfect snow for showing off your new locos, nice and deep and white with the slanting sun's rays.
 
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Yes don't want to be constantly pulling up weeds so a liner was used
All joking aside it's not as blue as it looks, I will be planting more plants to brake it up, but as I know nothing about gardening I am struggling to know what to plant so any suggestions will be much appreciated :)
Adam, your garden railway looks great! Please don't let people's comments about the colour of the slate you have chosen put you off - 10+ years ago I chose plum coloured slate to act as a weed suppressant like you - it looked a little in-your-face at the time but mother nature's weathering process has worked it's magic and it blends in nicely now - alpine planting and small-leaved ground cover plants will help.
Best regards, Wistow Vale Rlwy.
 
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So we have a new locomotive added to the roster, purchased from Dave
( idlemarvel ) fantastic loco and thank you to Dave for helping set it up. View attachment 246334
Good choice with the Nicki & Frank S - one of the favourites of my fleet.
Wistow Vale Rlwy
 
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Looks brilliant thanks for sharing
 
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Finally picked up some tunnel entrances for the shed at the Warwick show got them painted, tie dies it up nicely. 470BC564-8D74-4D40-9148-6030308566CF.jpeg D337D057-D4CA-46F8-B53B-90584E74BE49.jpeg
 
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Nice tidy setup and live the Pond (Lake). Hope there are no Herrons about. Casey recently lost all his Fish that had been around many years to one.
 
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