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 Then and Now - The Chipside Goods Shed

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clive_t



Location : Portsmouth, England

PostSubject: Then and Now - The Chipside Goods Shed   Mon Sep 22, 2008 8:38 pm

Hi all

Not sure if this is an idea that will catch on - I've been looking back at some of my really old photos that I took as I was constructing my line - from September 2003, when I was still doing what seemed like an interminable amount of spadework:



The goods shed is the old Pola kit, with some modifications... You can obviously see the 'end dock' fashioned from spare offcuts of trellis timber. Those hawk-eyes amongst you might just about discern my ill-fated attempts to lay proper 'wooden' flooring inside the shed - ice lolly sticks. Had I stuck them down with something more substantial than pva, and had I secured the roof from being removed by some pretty stiff breezes, then said flooring might not have lifted so readily. But I guess the most painful lessons end up being the most valuable... The newly-planted lonicera to the left of the picture looks particularly weedy!

Well, 5 years on, and....



That lonicera is anything but weedy now! In fact, weeds - particularly ivy - are very much in evidence, adding to the overall air of dereliction pervading this seemingly forgotten corner.

Anyone else have any similar sort of 'then and now' type pics of their line?

Cheers

Clive
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markbiff



Location : hinckley, uk

PostSubject: Re: Then and Now - The Chipside Goods Shed   Sat Sep 27, 2008 11:18 am

its amazing when you look back how the garden changes in a matter of a couple of short years

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markbiff



Location : hinckley, uk

PostSubject: Re: Then and Now - The Chipside Goods Shed   Sat Sep 27, 2008 11:21 am

well the plants have grown flower and the line its 10 times the size now



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clive_t



Location : Portsmouth, England

PostSubject: Re: Then and Now - The Chipside Goods Shed   Sat Sep 27, 2008 11:32 am

You must have watered the track as well as the plants Mark! Nice little line there btw.

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Clive

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