Carfloat update pics

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  1. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    I've been doing a little bit of work on my carfloat/ rail barge scene. I know these came out a bit dark with my inexpensive non-digital camera (Santa..hint, hint) but I hope they show the rope lines from tug to barge and the rust effect on the barge. This first shot is an overview of the scene with Hudson Cement looming in the bakground.

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  2. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Another shot of the tug boat, now manned by a LPB crew. These guys are actualy Model Power "Utility workers" but their hard hats and orange vests that look like life jackets seemed to fit the bill.

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  3. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    A better photo of the crew at work...

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  4. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Replicating a photo from the November 2005 TRAINS magazine, a crewman prepares to use a crow bar to remove connecting bars holding the barge to the apron.

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  5. Woodie

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    You've got the water lookin' real good there Ralph. I've got a beach on Garahbara (the tide is out at the mo), that will need some good water like that. :thumb:
  6. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

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    Good show Ralph, great stuff.:thumb: :D
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    Ralph, that's a good looking industrial scene. And Woodie's certainly right about the water: very nicely done.

    Wayne
  8. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

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    Very nice work, Ralph! :cool:

    Did you do all this from scratch?
  9. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Thanks guys. Drew, just about everything you see in the photos is scratchbuilt, mostly from blocks of wood and carboard (the tug), a 1 X 6 pine board (the barge), and shelving material and various tubes (the cement plant).

    Ralph
  10. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    Looks Really Good Ralph.:thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: