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Re: Garden railroads

So Donna, on these garden trains the idea is to suit the garden to the 
scale of the train?  How much room do you think is adequate for 
something that size?  Also, just give me a guess as to how much a 
locomotive would cost.  Usually, I like to work in smaller scale.  I tie 
flies that are smaller than your pinky finger nail.  I have hand painted 
soldiers in battle scenes that are about the size of your thumb nail.  
Until I became so busy I was doing an HO scale train scene at 
Christmas.  But I can see the attraction of a garden train as well.



Donna wrote:

>It takes forever to do--- very expensive...... but worth it when done...
>HA! It's just like your garden- never done!
>I will find some sites for you later tonight, running late here... your
>husband should join the on-line forum,
>http://www.mylargescale.com/forum/ You do not have to be a paid member
>to use this. Everyone is very helpful there.
>You will have fun planting it... instead of making things grow big- now
>you want them to stay tiny.... and that takes some getting used too...
>They also have a yearly convention which some good buys can be found
>at... Denver is the next one, and in 2005 it will be in Chicago... (well
>actually St. Charles).. and yes, yours truly is very involved in this
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
>>Behalf Of Melody
>>Sent: Friday, October 10, 2003 5:48 AM
>>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>Subject: [CHAT] Garden railroads
>>Does anyone on this list have a garden railroad? We are looking to rip
>>out a huge garden area infested with mints and start completely over
>>from scratch...my husband is very keen on the idea of a garden
>>something neither of us has any experience with, so could use any and
>>all help available. I would like to start planning for this now, as we
>>are going to get started on this in the early spring and I'd like to
>>avoid as many mistakes as possible. Thanks in advance!
>>Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
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