Easy Modeling?

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  1. CN1

    CN1 Active Member

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    I'm thinking of adding small details to my layout such as these

    Flange greaser

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  2. CN1

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    Automatic switch mechanism

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    Nicely weathered rails

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    I love those little details. I know that they are made as castings from a variety of sources. I'd make the grease box myself as it would be any easy scratch build. As for the rails, I just use Testor's Rust straight from the bottle. Cool shots, I've bookmarked them. :thumb:

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  5. CN1

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    Heyyyyyyyy! Nicely done Bob :thumb:
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    Here's a view down the track in St-Hubert. Pretty quiet.

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    .....and here's the other side. Passenger (Commuter) platform.

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    It wasn’t very nice outside at that time, but overall the
    pictures are turning out OK.

    Hey? Do you hear that? Sounds like……….
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    ..A fast freight COMING DOWN THE TRACKS!! :eek:

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    That was CLOSE! :eek: :eek:

    It’s a fast CN fuel manifest from St-Romuald Qc, going to Montreal.

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  11. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

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    The more details the better. Nice photos CN1 and Bob
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    ezdays Out AZ way

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    Nice shots. Those little details is what makes the difference. Even when a layout is complete (if layouts ever are), one can keep adding details like this.
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    Thanks.

    Another view of the Flange Greaser

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    I thought that my "ballast" job left much to be desired.
    But now, I feel much better. Thanks CN ;)

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    Nicely weathered.

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    CN1, is that remote-operated switch a double slip??
    I'm puzzlin' over it ... :)

    I like that ballast pic, too! Yer right,
    makes one feel better :D :D
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    Great shots. There is so much there that one can overlook in a simple trackside detail like a flange oiler. Is that roofing felt between and around the rails? No doubt for some kind of contaminate control from the oiler. :thumb:
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    Yes, that's exactly right
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    Yes, medium thickness felt. I guess its to catch the "over spray" . I don't
    know how often they change it, it's pretty thick with grease/oil.

    Lots of traffic on that spot: Via Rail, Amtrack, CN...
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    Many of us modelers forget that track is a model to and therefore should be detailed like the rest of our layout.These pictures prove that point.
    Thanks for sharing. :D