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Post  Cpt. Gingerbeard on Mon Jan 19, 2015 6:20 pm

So....I've been having some serious A.D.D lately and need help choosing a new project. I have been getting started on something and then see a shiny object and start on something totally new. Some things I have started include a trackside warehouse/factory, cattle yard (which no longer exists), and a small coal/iron mine. I am thinking of taking the coal mine apart because I would need a mountain to provide the coal and I don't have nearly the number of pieces needed.

What are some ideas, that could be incorporated into, or could enhance the layout?

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Post  audio525 on Sun Mar 29, 2015 11:48 am

So, I'm currently in the process of planning out a train layout with an engine shed and turntable and potentially a freight yard with an overhead crane or something.

I'm also thinking about building something similar to the structures at The Unique Brick. In all honesty, I may just end up buying all or some of those instructions. They're very nicely done.

Is the coal/iron mine the City set or an MOC? I ask because I saw LEGO had a small mine set and thought it would be cool to do something on a slightly larger scale.
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Post  Cpt. Gingerbeard on Sun Mar 29, 2015 1:54 pm

It was a MOC. Unfortunately, to build a mine with any sort of hill/mountain to get the resources from takes up a lot of space, which is where my MOC stalled

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