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Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by RonP, Apr 8, 2008.
Is that blue CP box prototypical? I've never seen a reverse-color multimark like that in reality.
I have no clue it isn't going to make it very long i hate the color.
Anyways thanks for all the comments here are some more pics.
that water tower looks great ron :thumb:,this terminal is goin to be sa-weet looking.--josh
Thanks it is comments like these that keep me going.
I updated the article and will do so on a regular basis. The info in the article is more in depth.
Engine Terminal build
On a side note and a little off topic. The guys at the club have been doing allot of work on our very large NEW layout and we have been documenting this on a regular basis the club here
I am adding it to my site to go along with a new feature for clubs.
Finishing up the parking lot, I need to paint the lines and stuff still. Need to take a look at the prototype a bit still before i do that.
Fantastic job. I also found that article in MRR very interesting as I've never seen a layout quite like that one. I also like your modular building. I've wanted to construct a modular something for quite some time. I hope to make that a reality here in the near future!
Nice benchwork there!!! I'm moving in a new house in a month its in a new area, so lots of spare wood is lying around that is being thrown out, I will pick some up for the new train room benchwork too!!!
@Lapuce - Yes only advice I can give is soak those skids so the nails pull easy.
Working on an update guys allot of other great thing going on with my website including a Digitrax sponsorship so Update will be coming again soon i hope to be able to post pics Sunday.
One other note is for those with your own website I just installed woopra a web statistics program and it is by far the most comprehensive system i have ever seen.
Each time someone comes to my site I can pinpoint who it is and even chat with you.
Ron-good looking pics.Looks like you layout is coming along great.Have figured out where you are going to put the diner and yard office?Keep up the good work.Can't wait to see more.BTW at least 98 o/o of my structures are made from DPM wall units.Bob
The yard office has a spot yes. The diner will need to be placed around the DPM modular but haven't totally decided yet. The look awesome, BTW and I will post pics soon.
Ok so I have started the turntable but if any one has prototype or even model pictures of turntable please post em. This is a diamond scale 134' table, I am new so when I first saw the size I almost thought i couldn't do it.
It is research that takes up most of my model time. If anyone wants to follow the build diary can here. I will start updating in tomorrow.
Lookin' good! Uh, do you by any chance have access to a jig-saw? I'm willing to bet cuttin' that hole with a key-saw was a real pain in the drain! But looks like you did a really good job, anyway!:thumb:!
man thats a big TT,what kind of pics are you looking for,like how to arrange objects and details or what?--josh
@sgtcarl - In my site bio you will notice I was a Driver for an amish Barn building crew for while. The blades amish sharp and I am rough around the edges enough to work it beautifully.
@bigsteel - I am more looking for detail colors and such. So I can finish painting and weathering and landscaping it in short time.
Thank you for the comments.
ok we got it in
looks great ron,how big is the roundhouse (if there is one) gonna be?--josh
The round house will require the benchwork to be extended so that has been put on hold for a while.
I am still looking for good prototypes and tips on painting this bugger up. The turntable that is. I actually might need to remove it and shim it from the bottom to bring the edge of the pit down.
Pictures would help if anyone is interested in helping.