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SWMBO is cooking the sprouts, so the workshop is the best place to hide and erect power cables for Grafenwalde.

Not often modelled as they are just utilities but seen in most rural locations. A wooden skewer, some plastic scrap sprue for the isolators and heavy thread to replicate the power cables. Other details from Auhagen.



 

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Thanks, the 'sag' is intentional as is the heavy appearance of the power cables. I tried to make some pigeons 'sit' on the wires but they would not balance.
 

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QUOTE (72C @ 25 Dec 2007, 18:09) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>SWMBO is cooking the sprouts, so the workshop is the best place to hide and erect power cables for Grafenwalde.

Unfortunatly I could not hide in the workshop - it's full of builders stuff (the new kitchen was operational for Christmas, but not complete !) & St.Laurent is not assembled at the moment.
 

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It's funny how utilities often position poles as close as possible to the road. Challenging motorists to be on their mettle perhaps?

They do make a huge difference to a layout though.
 

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QUOTE (ozwarrior @ 26 Dec 2007, 21:42) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>It's funny how utilities often position poles as close as possible to the road. Challenging motorists to be on their mettle perhaps?

They do make a huge difference to a layout though.

I thought that they were very carefully positioned to obstruct sight lines, in the same manner as other items of street furniture ?
 

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QUOTE (ozwarrior @ 26 Dec 2007, 21:42) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>It's funny how utilities often position poles as close as possible to the road. Challenging motorists to be on their mettle perhaps?

They do make a huge difference to a layout though.

Not just at the road side - they make an immense difference to steam era layouts when running alongside the tracks.

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