Freelancers: Show us your paint scheme

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  1. puddlejumper

    puddlejumper Member

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    I am interested in seeing the creativity of our freelancers! Post up your paint scheme, wether it be a photo of some of your models, or a concept drawing. I'll start with these:

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    Old and new versions of the Baltimore and Potomac scheme for F units and Geeps.

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    B&P's only cabin.

    Let's see yours...!

    Dave
  2. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    I like 'em Dave!

    My Kings Port & Western scheme, as a first time freelance project, is pretty simple. I'm pondering safety stripes or other elaborations for the locomotives. Here is a shot of some of my freight cars along with locomotives. The italicized KP&W along with the NY outline is the newer logo.
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    Locos and cabooses only....
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    ...and the switcher that started it all. I originally was going to have the KP&W be a small shortline that interchanged with the PC. Once I painted one loco I couldn't stop and ended up developing another Class 1. :) The edges of the Testors decal paper are pretty evident on this one.
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    Ralph
  3. CSXect

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    Here is an a quick BFT Buckeye Freight & Terminal F unit have yet to paint any thing up yet other than a gondola will post pic when I find it.:thumb:

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  4. puddlejumper

    puddlejumper Member

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    I like what I see so far! Lets keep 'em coming!
  5. jbaakko

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    Neat pictures guys!

    Here's some scheme's developed for my dad's Railroad. Not sure how many of the variances will live to see real paint.

    I prefer the paint on #1600 (RS3) and #2405 (C424). The railroad is to be 80% Alco, with a few GE's mixed in.

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  6. DanRaitz

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    Here are some images of my Minnesota International Railway.

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  7. e-paw

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    Anna lines

    The ANNA R.R. is a mid sized coal haler Running from the Susquehanna river in NE. PA to New York harbor. Toptrain came up with the name when I was a kid. (It was his r.r. I kind of took it over, sorry pop)

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  8. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Nice stuff everyone. Dan, how do you make your white lettering for the MN International?

    Ralph
  9. N Gauger

    N Gauger 1:20.3 Train Addict

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    Here's mine - If we ran GG-1's on our Logging Railroad :D :D

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  10. DanRaitz

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    I had some custom decals made up about 10 years ago.

    Dan
  11. brakie

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    I am sure everybody is well aware of my C&HV.If not.

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    Few may recall my Huron River.

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    And of course the N Scale C&HV.
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    C&HV RIP

    Sadly these N Scale C&HV shells will be replace with a new yet to be named N Scale short line..

    Oh not to worry the HO C&HV will remain intact as it gets a lot of comments during our open houses.
  12. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

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    Southwick And Winsted GP38-2. There's also an S&W SD35 "High Nose" in the paint shop.

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  13. shaygetz

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    My cabeese...being a bridge route, my road has no freight cars, but it does have MOW and locos...
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    ...ex Amtrak 23 wrecker with a quick patch paint job...
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    ...when properly painted, my MOW is gray with red numbers...
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    ...some cars really need to see the paint shop...
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    ...as does the one locomotive and its slug.
  14. puddlejumper

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    Bump to the top. I want to see more!!! :thumb: :thumb: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

    I also would be very interested in aquiring HO scale private road hoppers if anybody is willing to sell or trade me for a finished Potomac Line hopper. I got my decals in and now have the ability to finish some rolling stock for myself, as well as to trade if anyone is interested. For that matter any type of rolling stock is cool, not just hoppers. My road will haul a LOT of coal, that is why I am mainly interested in hoppers but anything is cool.

    dave
  15. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Sounds like fun Dave!
    Ralph
  16. puddlejumper

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    Do I sense a possible KP&W/B&P lease agreement?? sign1

    Dave
  17. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Possibly so! I need to do a better job with white letter decals and black hoppers (I'm not too happy with the way my Testors decals blend) but let me see what I can do!
    Ralph
  18. puddlejumper

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    No pressure Ralph. I like to collect private road cars. I have cars from the Virginian & Ohio, Alleghany Midland, and Cumberland Western. Used to have a Gorre & Daphetid. I am going to order a pack of Undec hoppers and letter some of them up for trades...

    Dave