Can anyone identify this Kit?

Discussion in 'Trackside Photos & Details' started by WalterJ, Jan 18, 2008.

  1. WalterJ

    WalterJ Member

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    My wife, maybe 15 years ago got me to take her to a Doll Show in Timonium MD, and lo-and-behold there was a major Model Train Show going on at the same time! I was a happy camper! She ended up buying me a HO scale structure kit. I will attach a jpg of my completed structure that I called "Herling's Brewery". After I finished it, I threw out the box and all the many sheets of instructions that came with this kit and cannot remember what company originally created it!

    I researched it a little and am pretty sure it's not a FSM. I did break the first base early on and had to contact the creator of the kit for a replacement base which he kindly sent me, and I kind of remember he was located somewhere in Ohio or Indiana.

    Does this look familiar to anyone?

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  2. TrainNut

    TrainNut Ditat Deus

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    It looks very familiar to me and I know I've seen something similar recently. Let me drudge through my favorites list and see if I can't spark a memory.
  3. WalterJ

    WalterJ Member

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    TrainNut -

    Thanks for the help.

    WalterJ
  4. TrainNut

    TrainNut Ditat Deus

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    I've searched my favorits and can not seem to find a link. If memory serves, I was searching for a specific structure and was crusing through the manufacturers sites when I came across these. Phenomenal models...
    Still looking....
    This one looks similar but not the same...
    Welcome to Mt. Albert Scale Models
  5. WalterJ

    WalterJ Member

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    Thanks for checking..... Nice model, but no cigar.......
  6. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    How about BTS (Better Than Scale)? Builders in Scale?

    Andrew
  7. WalterJ

    WalterJ Member

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    Doesn't ring a bell. It's not BTS or BIS.
    It's a mystery. I didn't have room to save the box and/or the lenghty instructions that came with the kit and I'm still kicking myself for tossing it all in the garbage after i completed the Brewery!!

    WalterJ
  8. steamhead

    steamhead Active Member

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    Whatever it is....it's gorgeous..!! :thumb:
  9. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    How about two more "B"s" - I was glancing through some back issues of MR tonight...

    Maybe Branchline or Blair Line? Both offer laser cut structures...


    Andrew
  10. Squidbait

    Squidbait Recovering ALCO-holic

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    It's Micro-Scale Models Bower's Brewery.

    It was a limited-run kit, and a very nice one, too!

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  11. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    Ding Ding Ding!!! We have a winner!

    Thanks Squid! :thumb: :thumb:

    Andrew
  12. WalterJ

    WalterJ Member

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    Squid, You did it!!!! :)
    Amazing, You guys are amazing!! Thanks a lot!

    WalterJ
  13. rogerw

    rogerw Active Member

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    Well it was a fun treasure hunt and I got edge u ma kated also.:mrgreen: Got some good links.
  14. Squidbait

    Squidbait Recovering ALCO-holic

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    Insider information per chance ?
  16. Squidbait

    Squidbait Recovering ALCO-holic

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    Nope, just an encyclopaedic memory, brilliant research skills, dogged deterimination, dashing good looks and charm, and buckets of modesty!

    :p :D
  17. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    :D

    sign1

    Andrew