7mm The Riviera Line ( Dawlish Sea Wall )

Discussion in 'WR Action' started by Compton castle, 25 October 2015.

  1. Compton castle

    Compton castle Western Thunderer

    The last of the big trees arrived today, again made by Mike Whatton.

    I need another 4 or 5 from MBR to complete all of the trees.

    First of the tunnel mouths is also going through the paint shop
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  2. Compton castle

    Compton castle Western Thunderer

    78BE854A-E9A4-4DC7-BC26-672038F399D7.png First tunnel mouth installed,
    Still need to do the inner walls yet.
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  3. GrahameH

    GrahameH Western Thunderer

    Its a bit calmer than in real life yesterday matey !

    Nice trip down to Newton Abbot and it was slightly rough.



    All together now..... "Oh! I do like to be beside the seaside".....

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  4. Focalplane

    Focalplane Western Thunderer

    I woke up at 3 am this morning to hear rain! Looked at the Europe weather map and it was the same large rain belt rain stretching all the way from Barcelone to Belfast. Not often that happens.
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  5. Compton castle

    Compton castle Western Thunderer

    C5EA6B3A-3AA9-4A33-B3C3-364D485DB5B0.jpeg Back to the first section Smugglers retreat and I’ve finally had the coping stones to complete the wall top, Fencing in place as well although I’ve got to add the last two panels once the tunnel mouth arrives.
  6. Pencarrow

    Pencarrow Western Thunderer

    A few prototype photos of the area from me below. Weather was better than those from Grahame above!






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  7. Compton castle

    Compton castle Western Thunderer

  8. Compton castle

    Compton castle Western Thunderer

    A few more trees planted on Holcombe Cove, I need another 12 across all 3 boards to complete. D4088701-AE32-4117-8862-667B69D00E22.png F65FDC77-B7A2-422A-B785-2EDCE14E7436.png
    I appreciate not everyone likes this style of photography but for those that do here’s 2 pictures that didn’t make the article and the magazine cover shot,
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