AstroGoat and CaTT's Model Train Room

Re: AstroGoat and CaTT's Model Train Room

Postby AstroGoat760 » Tue Apr 24, 2018 5:22 pm

Well, we got an interesting bit of news not that long ago:

The road expansion project has been called off, due to a lack of need for additional lanes of traffic. The bridge near us will still be replaced, but the realignment that may be done will only cut about 5-10' into our property, if even that. Considering that the house is 160' from the road, and the barn that I want to make into a train barn is another 70' further back, we should be good to build a permanent layout again.
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Re: AstroGoat and CaTT's Model Train Room

Postby MacG » Fri Apr 27, 2018 9:40 am

Congrats on this good news!
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Re: AstroGoat and CaTT's Model Train Room

Postby AstroGoat760 » Fri Apr 27, 2018 10:43 am

MacG wrote:Congrats on this good news!

Thanks.
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Re: AstroGoat and CaTT's Model Train Room

Postby AstroGoat760 » Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:28 pm

Putting up pictures in the train room:
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Re: AstroGoat and CaTT's Model Train Room

Postby MacG » Thu Jul 05, 2018 2:11 pm

The Kuehn WL10 and WR10 are now available at the manufacturer and at some shops. :dance:

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Re: AstroGoat and CaTT's Model Train Room

Postby AstroGoat760 » Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:06 am

MacG wrote:The Kuehn WL10 and WR10 are now available at the manufacturer and at some shops. :dance:

http://www.kuehn-modell.de


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Re: AstroGoat and CaTT's Model Train Room

Postby AstroGoat760 » Sat Jul 07, 2018 3:44 pm

AstroGoat760 wrote:Well, we got an interesting bit of news not that long ago:

The road expansion project has been called off, due to a lack of need for additional lanes of traffic. The bridge near us will still be replaced, but the realignment that may be done will only cut about 5-10' into our property, if even that. Considering that the house is 160' from the road, and the barn that I want to make into a train barn is another 70' further back, we should be good to build a permanent layout again.


Well, a bit of contradictory news: the expansion project is not cancelled, but rather postponed for now.

Concurrently my medical issues have somewhat flared up and the VA in Georgia has been doing nothing to help, so we are selling the farm in GA and have moved to Minnesota. We are still getting set back up again, but at least this time we have the portable layout to unpack and use.
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Re: AstroGoat and CaTT's Model Train Room

Postby AstroGoat760 » Sat Jul 28, 2018 4:15 pm

I figure that it is time for an update and an explanation for the absence of myself and CaTTwoman as of late:

In short, my patience with the VA system and overall healthcare in the southern USA ran out, so we decided to move to a state with better healthcare. We ended up moving to Minnesota for the better healthcare. Also, concurrent with the move, I sought out jobs with BNSF and Union Pacific. Union Pacific has stated that until my health improves (a far shot at this time), they will not hire me while BNSF is willing to coordinate with the VA for a possible position soon, to make sure that the rigors of the job will fit my limitations.

As of right now, the only TT scale stuff with us at the rental house that we are in is a trio of Lionel 1/120 models. I do plan on building a new layout in TT scale soon with the new Keuhn track now available.

Our progress on the resolutions for 2018 is suspended for now, as much as it pains me to do so.
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Re: AstroGoat and CaTT's Model Train Room

Postby Richard-B » Sun Jul 29, 2018 3:04 pm

AstroGoat760 wrote:<snip>Our progress on the resolutions for 2018 is suspended for now, as much as it pains me to do so.
I think you are making good progress on 2018's BEST resolution:
"Take care of #1: Self and family!!!"

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Re: AstroGoat and CaTT's Model Train Room

Postby MacG » Sun Jul 29, 2018 4:52 pm

All the best for your both new future!
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