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Title: Garden Wargaming's "old" Display Room ...
Post by: Richard on September 26, 2005, 08:46:07 pm
GW (http://www.gardenwargaming.com) received a very nice email from South Africa last week. It was obvious that the writer had visited the GW website many times. We were quite pleased with the many positive comments. However, this one sentence bothered us, “Your HomeTour (http://gardenwargaming.com/tour/tour.html) pages have been under construction for a long time. When are you going to show some close-ups of the displays?”

Although it is true that this section has been under construction for awhile, so has most of the entire website ... ;)

Ironically, many of the “close-ups” were posted a long time ago. Admittedly, they are not easy to find ... :)

Since GW has moved its headquarters from Houston, Texas to Vancouver Island, British Columbia, and since the new displays will be totally different, and since we will not be redoing the HomeTour until next summer ... We thought that we would just go ahead and share these “old” close up photos with everyone here at GW-PC who may not have ever seen them.

Confederate Cavalry at Train Station (c.1861)
(http://gardenwargaming.com/tour/images/smdflCSA.JPG) (http://gardenwargaming.com/tour/images/dflCSA.JPG)
click on image above for larger foto

Confederate Cavalry with Bugler (c.1861)
(http://gardenwargaming.com/tour/images/smdflCSA2.JPG) (http://gardenwargaming.com/tour/images/dflCSA2.JPG)
click on image above for larger foto

Train Station (c.1861)
(http://gardenwargaming.com/tour/images/smdflTrainStation.JPG) (http://gardenwargaming.com/tour/images/dflTrainStation.JPG)
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Stage Coach Depot by Train Station (c.1861)
(http://gardenwargaming.com/tour/images/smdflWellsFargo.JPG) (http://gardenwargaming.com/tour/images/dflWellsFargo.JPG)
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Waiting Train with Station Master (c.1861)
(http://gardenwargaming.com/tour/images/smdflStationMaster.JPG) (http://gardenwargaming.com/tour/images/dflStationMaster.JPG)
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Town Center (c.1861)
(http://gardenwargaming.com/tour/images/smdflWell.JPG) (http://gardenwargaming.com/tour/images/dflWell.JPG)
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British Medical Team
(http://gardenwargaming.com/tour/images/svictorian.JPG) (http://gardenwargaming.com/tour/images/victorian.JPG)
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Egyptian Infantry and Artillery c.1885 (with German advisors)
(http://gardenwargaming.com/tour/images/smdflEgyptInf.JPG) (http://gardenwargaming.com/tour/images/dflEgyptInf.JPG)
click on image above for larger foto

British Navy Landing Party - Somewhere in the Tropics (c.1895)
(http://gardenwargaming.com/tour/images/smdflBritNavy.JPG) (http://gardenwargaming.com/tour/images/dflBritNavy.JPG)
click on image above for larger foto

Black Watch Highlanders in Tropical Kit (c.1880)
(http://gardenwargaming.com/tour/images/smdflBlackWatch2.JPG) (http://gardenwargaming.com/tour/images/dflBlackWatch2.JPG)
click on image above for larger foto

British West Indian Regt. with Black Watch Highlanders (c.1880)
(http://gardenwargaming.com/tour/images/smdflBlackWatch.JPG) (http://gardenwargaming.com/tour/images/dflBlackWatch.JPG)
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British West Indian Regt. with Royal Horse Artillery (c.1880)
(http://gardenwargaming.com/tour/images/smdflW.Indies.JPG) (http://gardenwargaming.com/tour/images/dflW.Indies.JPG)
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1st (Duke of York's Own) Bengal Lancers (Skinners Horse) (c.1899)
(http://gardenwargaming.com/tour/images/smdflSkinners.JPG) (http://gardenwargaming.com/tour/images/dflSkinners.JPG)
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We hope that you enjoyed this brief tour through a small part of GW’s former display room. Next summer we hope to be able to bring you an entirely new display with great fotos of Playmobil toy soldiers from the GW collection.

Thanks for looking ... ;)

All the best,
Richard and the entire GW staff
Title: Garden Wargaming's "old" Display Room ...
Post by: GaiusIulius on September 26, 2005, 09:43:49 pm
thx for this reposting Richard I always liked the Black Watch Highlanders.  :D
Title: Garden Wargaming's "old" Display Room ...
Post by: Richard on September 27, 2005, 01:50:38 pm
Quote from: GaiusIulius
thx for this reposting Richard I always liked the Black Watch Highlanders.  :D


You're welcome, GaiusIulius ... :)

I think that the Black Watch Highlanders have almost become a GW trademark ... :lol:

Maybe that's because we used them everywhere on the GW website ... ;)

(http://gardenwargaming.com/howto/images/HotWork2.JPG)

Thanks for your comments.

All the best,
Richard
Title: Garden Wargaming's "old" Display Room ...
Post by: Capitan Enrique on September 29, 2005, 05:35:21 am
Very nice Richard! Thanks for sharing that with us - I have seen some of them, but not all of those - very, very cool!
Title: Garden Wargaming's "old" Display Room ...
Post by: Sylvia on October 01, 2005, 11:37:00 am
I don't think I'd seen these pics before, but then there's quite a few interesting photos "hiding" around GW, just waiting to be discovered if you click some link you hadn't tried before. 8)

Thanks, Richard. I really enjoyed seeing the displays closer-up. Awesome collection!  :D  

Looking forward to seeing your new display room when it's completed next summer. :P  We're gonna hold ya to that one now.  :wink:
Title: Garden Wargaming's "old" Display Room ...
Post by: Richard on October 01, 2005, 03:24:25 pm
Quote from: krystal
Looking forward to seeing your new display room when it's completed next summer. :P  We're gonna hold ya to that one now.  :wink:


OK! But, you may have to wait until the "end" of summer ... :D