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I used to have this on the forum many moons ago so rather than trying to find it I thought I would start again. It will never come close to some of the offerings on here, I am not even a mediocre modeller, big hands etc. When I open a pot of paint my fingers are full of it before I reach for the brush, let's not mention glue!
Winton has seen many guises over the last 15 years and recently had a big rebuild for the construction of a fence hugging circuit with 10' diameter curves for the new Rio Grande F7A+B and stock.
There has also been a recent land grab that I appear to have got away with and together with the town is the subject of these few pics. I finish my part time work at the end of June and hope to have July, August and September on the railway but I have applied for a seasonal post at Blackpool zoo as an engine driver!!
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Top Slots and Trains should carry a wallet hea!th warning..........

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Top Slots and Trains should carry a wallet hea!th warning..........
One of the benefits of living so close to Fleetwood... :)
 
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One of the benefits of living so close to Fleetwood... :)
Often compounded Dave by Mrs P going onto Fleetwood Freeport after I hand the motor over and returning with a few bags of non railway goodies!
 
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I think you do a great job matey ...love the feel and look of your line..and gails hot pot
 
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Just arrived by Mr Postie, proper little Coronation Street - Mrs P is Gail Platt and the postie is Mike Baldwin! Anyhow, a trifle small but, I think, looks the part.

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Been a bit of a lull in operations at Winton, the stock can stand the weather but not me! Anyway, yet another trip to Top Slots and came away with another Rio Grande ore car and a Santa Fe hopper. Darren now stocks the loads in iron ore and coal priced at small-£8.79 and large-£10.39. Postage on orders is £2.99 flat rate.

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A very pleasing layout with a nice spacious look to it. Ideal for a summer's day outside.
 
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Very nice kim...need to arange a vist asp
 
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Very nice kim...need to arange a vist asp
I've retired again Mr D so apart from next friday the diary is clear and Gail wants us up to yours to check the canal basin out!
 
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I've retired again Mr D so apart from next friday the diary is clear and Gail wants us up to yours to check the canal basin out!
Having asked senior upper management...how would you like to vist thursday afternoon? Jennys working till 1... but im home all day ..
 
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Pm sent Mike
 
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A nice spacious layout in needs it for US outline stuff I think look forwards to more pics
 
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Hoping to have a fullish day on the rr tomorrow but this evening is F7 time.
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It's another rainy day at Winton, no trains and cars away. The first pic shows the local track looping the town and the outer track is the fence hugger!
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What's rain?

Haven't seen any since May :cool::cool::cool:
I checked the gutters and drains a couple of weeks ago and the muck sure builds up in dry spells. When the rain starts it'll catch the unwary out!
 
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I checked the gutters and drains a couple of weeks ago and the muck sure builds up in dry spells. When the rain starts it'll catch the unwary out!
Don't think it'll make much difference here. I reckon when it starts, I'll build meself an Ark :cool::cool::cool: