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Texhorse Sep 24, 2021

  1. Texhorse

    Texhorse New Member

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    Hi All

    I'm Andy from England; an N Scaler with a modern image (sort of) layout called the Montrose and Highland Railroad.

    My railroad is supposed to be based on the Ohio / Indiana border and although many companies run their locos through my layout, I am trying to standardise and use mainly CSX and Norfolk Southern locos now!

    I've been into model railroads for around fifty years, but as you guys started with your Lionel sets as kids, our equivalent was a Hornby model. My Dad swapped our OO Gauge equipment and some model cars at the model shop for an N Gauge steam loco and coal trucks and my interest in N Gauge / N Scale started from there.

    I've modelled British steam, British transition steam to diesel, British green diesels, British blue diesels and British Modern Image before deciding I'd put up with the poor running models available to the British modeller for long enough, and bought an Athearn SD70M out of curiosity. I've never looked back. My British stuff never sees the light of day any more, and my American layout keeps me entertained!

    I have friends in the USA who are members on this forum and others besides, and am glad to join you on the Trainboard!

    Andy
    UK
    Stay Safe My Friends
     
  2. Philip H

    Philip H TrainBoard Member

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    Welcome aboard sir! - the potbelly stove in the corner is hot and we can put on a kettle for tea next to the coffee pot. The chairs are pretty comfy, so grab a seat, and post us some pics of your layout and projects - and some UK trainspotting if you are up for it!
     
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  3. JimJ

    JimJ Staff Member

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    Welcome aboard! Love our cousins from across the pond. The RC Tank forum I belong to is UK based. I look forward to seeing photos of your train stuff.
     
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  4. BoxcabE50

    BoxcabE50 HOn30 & N Scales Staff Member TrainBoard Supporter

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    Welcome to TrainBoard!
     
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  5. fitz

    fitz Staff Member

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    Welcome aboard, Andy.
     
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  6. gmorider

    gmorider TrainBoard Member

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    Welcome to Trainboard!
     
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  7. BNSF FAN

    BNSF FAN TrainBoard Supporter

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    Welcome to TrainBoard Andy!
     
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  8. Hytec

    Hytec TrainBoard Member

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    Hi Andy, welcome. Happy you've come onboard.
     
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  9. fordy744

    fordy744 TrainBoard Member

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    Welcome from a fellow UKer!
     
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