Dragon river steel's coming along well.

Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by slagpot, Oct 3, 2008.

  1. slagpot

    slagpot Member

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    [​IMG]Hello all,


    Below are a few pictures updates of the BOF. Entering the finsh stages of the structure. Lately I've been working on the bag-house structure. Today I made two blower fans for the duct work. Scratch building can be rewarding, but yet what a pain sometimes.

    In an older post I showed pictures of the back side of the BOF. Today a few pictures of the entire structure or close to it. The structure is so big its out of the camera range. So I'll have to show bits & pieces .

    As it stands the BOF is 6 1/2' wide by 4' long by three feet high. Keep in mind this is compressed. If I would have built it to HO scale full size. I would have needed a bigger shed,much bigger shed.

    Now as the BOF is winding down,I can start to finsh the other parts of the mill.

    Patrick
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  2. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    SIMPLY AWESOME AND AMAZING WORK PATRICK!!!! :inw: :inw: :inw:
  3. platypus1217

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    Wow, awesome job. It is gigantic!
  4. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    I just can't get enough of your steel modeling Patrick!
    Ralph
  5. nachoman

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    Outstanding! That looks huge!

    Kevin
  6. doctorwayne

    doctorwayne Active Member

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    It's great to see steel mill modelling in a size that does justice to the prototype, Patrick. :thumb::thumb: You've got a great setting for those Kress Carriers, too, and even they're properly dwarfed by their surroundings. Nice work! :-D:-D

    Wayne
  7. MadHatter

    MadHatter Charging at full tilt.

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    jawdropWOW!!!jawdrop That looks IMPRESSIVE!!! :eek:
  8. Mountain Man

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    Very impressive work! :thumb:

    What are you using to make the ductwork between structures?
  9. slagpot

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    Are you reffering to the piping ? If so its PVC 3/4" & 1/2" pipe with bands of vinyl. The duct work on the bag house is scratch built using styrene.

    Patrick
  10. slagpot

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    Thank you for the imput.

    Patrick
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    Hello Wayne,


    Been a while since we spoke last. How have you been ? There is more to come regarding the layout please stay tuned.

    Patrick
  12. slagpot

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    Thank you all for looking ,there will be more to come. Now I can work on the rest of the layout.

    Patrick
  13. HO King

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    Everyone else said it all my mouth still hangs open speech less
    I am very impressed:-o:-o:-o:-o:-o
  14. sgtcarl

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    What can I say?? What everyone else has said!!! Great work!!!
    :thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb:
  15. steamhead

    steamhead Active Member

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    Really impressive...!! Great work....!!!
    How 'bout a bird's eye view of the whole complex...??
  16. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

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    Sweet looking industry you got going there.
    How about an overall shot?