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Scotland, Angus, Carnoustie


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Blasted Rock!

by masontaylor on February 7th, 2012 at 06:20 PM
Along with the buildings for the Kyle line, I've been spending quite some time experimenting with rockfaces. When the railway was extended from its original terminus at Stromeferry to Kyle between 1893 and 1897, it was the most expensive stretch of line ever built in the UK (at an average of 20K per mile) because so much of the route had to be blasted out of solid rock - 31 sections altogether. These rock cuttings lend the route much of its character, but pose a problem for creators using Trainz,

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Buildingz frae Scotland

by masontaylor on February 6th, 2012 at 05:52 AM
It's just over two months since I posted anything in my similarly-named thread in the Freeware Section, but as before, the silence doesn't necessarily mean that creation has ground to a halt: far from it. Nearly all the assets I've been working on over the past few months are for specific projects: most importantly the line from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh in the Scottish Highlands, which is being tackled in different ways by two separate builders.

Although it's geographically not

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