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Post by zachthethomasfan2001 on Tue Sep 15, 2015 3:49 pm

Alright, this is a thread I had in mind for a while.

My favorite Thomas and Friends location is Arlesburgh Harbor.

It's so beautiful especially the redone CGI one.

This is where you can post your thoughts on your favorite location.
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Post by Doc Knickerbocker on Tue Sep 15, 2015 8:37 pm

Killaban - in Thomas & The Magic Railroad.
It was such a quaint little country station.
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Post by ThomasSirHandel on Tue Sep 15, 2015 10:11 pm

The rail and road bridge from Train Stops Play, Fish (S4), Mind That Bike and Gone Fishing (Song). It's something Arc needs to create in CGI for Thomas' branch line.
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Post by luctheminecrafter on Tue Sep 15, 2015 10:12 pm

My favorite is the coal mines. Simply beautiful (in the classic, S5ish way)
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Post by zachthethomasfan2001 on Tue Sep 15, 2015 10:26 pm

Reverend Tweedsley wrote:Killaban - in Thomas & The Magic Railroad.
It was such a quaint little country station.

Never really liked the movie but Killaban is a nice station.
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Post by luctheminecrafter on Tue Sep 15, 2015 10:37 pm

Killaban is just one of those stations that can fit in anywhere. I dont like it anymore than others.
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Post by zachthethomasfan2001 on Wed Sep 16, 2015 12:04 am

Arlesburgh Harbor looks like a harbor in Ireland in my thoughts.
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Post by luctheminecrafter on Wed Sep 16, 2015 12:23 am

I agree. Very cool and urban.
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Post by DonaldDouglasandToby6 on Thu Sep 17, 2015 10:13 pm

I really like the Windmill and the Watermill for some reason.
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Post by luctheminecrafter on Fri Sep 18, 2015 1:13 am

I like the overhead pass in the intro, where Thomas exits the tunnel, Im surprised those sets weren't used at all.
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Post by DonaldDouglasandToby6 on Fri Sep 18, 2015 2:30 am

I think the set were Thomas enters a bridge and Edward, Percy, and the others are seen was seen in CGI in Season 15.
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Post by luctheminecrafter on Wed Oct 14, 2015 12:08 am

In the intro yes, in the actual episodes, no.
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Post by Doc Knickerbocker on Thu Oct 15, 2015 1:46 am

I really liked the station that Percy and Thomas talked at in S4's Thomas and Stepney - Callandale, I believe it is called. Very pastoral scenery.
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Post by luctheminecrafter on Fri Oct 16, 2015 10:03 pm

I had trouble finding the name even on the wikia a while back, but you're right, it's lovely.
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Post by Superiosity on Fri Oct 16, 2015 11:27 pm

The Viaduct.

And also this place.
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Post by luctheminecrafter on Sat Oct 17, 2015 12:56 am

Tidmouth overpass I think
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Re: Favorite Thomas and Friends Locations

Post by 1655tug on Fri May 13, 2016 4:21 am

zachthethomasfan2001 wrote:Arlesburgh Harbor looks like a harbor in Ireland in my thoughts.
What's the name of that harbour?

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Re: Favorite Thomas and Friends Locations

Post by Guest on Thu Jun 09, 2016 12:42 am

I like Ffarquhar Station, Wellsworth, the Town Hall and Arlesbourgh Harbour. Those are my favourite places. They look best to me. In all honesty, though, I think almost every place on Sodor is fantastic.

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Post by Frankthetriviaman on Thu Jun 09, 2016 4:07 am

Oh yes, there have been some rather fantastic locations over the years.

One thing I do dislike though- in the later model years, there was an unfortunate transition from the realistic looking sets, to more "toylike" in design. It was an unfortunate downgrade.
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Post by Guest on Thu Jun 09, 2016 7:31 pm

Now that you mention it, I do see a bit of that. I also see that a number of the stations are only used once in the series, like Hawin Lake. To me, this shows how large Sodor is.

I think that the CGI switch does open up a lot more possibilities of locations, and different views of those places, that you may not get to see as much with models.

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