We can actually see our lawns down here in Northampton, MA! I have a few general questions, as I was not present when the route discussion took place. I understand that the UC & A is a fictional narrow gauge railroad, but I'm guessing that not only the location, but a proposed route was mapped out at some time. I downloaded the "Upper Canada" map from the website, but need further direction. Are we modeling anywhere along the Algonquin Short Line and the Upper Canada Railway? Are we connecting the two with our own proposed shore route along Georgian Bay or linking the two railroads with barge service (ie. Slocan Lake, B.C.). Fictional towns? Are we modeling late 1800's through early to mid 1900's, or a specific year (1905)? And are we concentrating on logging, or can we add fish processing, gypsum mining, etc. to the mix? Also, I don't want to step on anyone's toes, so it would be helpful to know roughly what part of the route has already been represented by the completed modules. I have a working knowledge of AutoCAD and can draw up members modules, if they post somewhat detailed measurements. That should do it til I get to the $&#*? wiring stage. Oh, are backdrops allowed? (I realize that they would have to be two-sided to allow for the orientation of the modules.
- Mase Maronn
Some of the answers are actually found through links on this site that may be hard to find. Rob and I have been preoccupied with a few other things lately and as a result there hasn't been much activity for a while. There is a w_h_o_l_e lot of stuff we want to add that will clarify what the UC&A is and hopefully paint a better picture of where we want to go and how we intend to get there.
I will get back here with more detail on the week end. In the meantime some others may chime in. See you later.