A Little More Progress On The MTC

Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by Drew1125, Sep 21, 2006.

  1. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

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    I’ve gotten a little more done on the layout since I visited here last…

    I’ve actually got scenery at both ends now!

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    That last shot is the most recently completed…here’s what it looked like just a few days ago…

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  2. UP SD40-2

    UP SD40-2 Senior Member

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    WOW!!, first two pics are slap OUTSTANDING Drew!:thumb: :thumb: :D last pic looks like your REALLY coming along!:thumb: GREAT WORK!:D -Deano
  3. R. MARTIN

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    Drew, the photos look great! How are you creating the ground cover?
  4. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

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    Thanks for the nice comments, guys! :)

    I use a bunch of different stuff for ground cover…A lot of it is natural…sifted dirt, ground up leaves, small twigs…I also use broken up bits of plaster that I paint to look like loose rock, & lately, I’ve started mixing wood ash with sifted dirt, & using that for ballast…I use bailing twine (jute) to make tall grass, & of coarse, there’s plenty of Woodland Scenics ground foam in there, too
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    steamhead Active Member

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    Hey!

    Love that little kettle smokin' & steamin' its way over that gorgeous trestle, but I bet that dude on the flat car is in violation of OSHA rules regarding proper operation of a RR...!!!

    Gus (LC&P).
  6. Iron Goat

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    Drew, great photos... thanks for sharing. Your little lokey, trestle, and scenery are all AWESOME !!!

    Bob
  7. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    No wonder your scenary looks like the real thing Drew..it IS the real thing! Nice work!
    Ralph
  8. Gary Pfeil

    Gary Pfeil Active Member

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    Nice to see more of your work Drew. Looking good!
  9. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

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    Thanks guys! :)
    Here's another shot of the same area...this time the climax is waiting to push a load of logs up the line to the storage pond...
    I'm wanting to build a lumber shed in the area to the right where the siding is...

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  10. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    Great stuff Drew! The trees look great. I especially like the deadwood sticking up through the greenery - something you see in real life, but not often modelled for some reason. The ground cover is outstanding :thumb:

    Andrew
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    Herc Driver Active Member

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    WOW! That really looks good.
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    Nice work Drew I like the grass in between the track we have some abandon track that looks just like that. If I hade the room on my layout for abandon track I would love to copy that.

    Thanks for sharring.
  13. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    Looking Good Drew.:thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
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    Nazgul Active Member

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    Drew
    I really love the locos....but why should I single them out. Everything and I mean Everything is just beautiful and looks "right"!
    Of course you know....I will be stealing all your ideas!sign1

    keep up the great work and keep posting those awesome pics:thumb:
  15. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

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    Thanks guys! :)

    More timber makes its way across the Dawg Fork Trestle...

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    Wow - looks great Drew!! I can almost smell the creosote and hear that whistle! :thumb:

    Val
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    Good job! :thumb: I like that "tea kettle"..:thumb: :D
  18. Iron Goat

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    Wow, Drew... that last shot is fantastic !!! Great modeling and photography.

    Bob