Jan 18 Weekly Photo Fun

Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by spankybird, Jan 18, 2008.

  1. cnw1961

    cnw1961 Member

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    Glen, you’ll find all the information on how I did the streets in this old post: http://forum.zealot.com/t117064/#post428313.

    Deano, glad you like this picture. I used the depth of field software, I mentioned some weeks ago on the WPF, to create this shot. Beautiful new engine for the Rock Valley Sub – Big Ed must be thrilled...
  2. jefelectric

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    Kurt, That is some super modeling, even the turnouts look real in the picture. Love that picture.
  3. chessie4155

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    Kurt: Your pics just keep getting better and better...Awsum pic:thumb:
    Deano: WOW:eek: that has to be the Snoot of Snoots! Well Done:thumb:
  4. Nazgul

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    Wow! great photos everybody!:thumb:
    Kurt...It is awesome to look down the length of your street and see it all in focus:eek:....sweet!
    Deano...can't wait to see all the extras added:thumb:


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  5. Franco

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    Another fixer upper...

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  6. nachoman

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    the protptype pics the past few weeks have been fantastic.

    Kevin
  7. doctorwayne

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    Charlie, you had me goin' there for a minute: I thought that picture of the CNJ GP40PH-2 was a GP version of the SDP45, running long hood forward. wall1 I think that I'd better stick to steam locomotives. ;) :-D

    Wayne
  8. Chief Eagles

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    The Roseyville Div of the NS [scenery still under construction] showing the opeation of the oldest [Lionel 736] and the newest [Lionel Big Boy with Legacy] being operated by Legacy system and remote.

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  9. TrainsWinnipeg

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    Winter has its perks!

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  10. jeffrey-wimberl

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    Here's what I've been working on this weekend. The lead unit is a Proto 2000 E7-A and the trailing unit is an E6-B, also Proto 2000. Both were donations and needed some work. On the E6 the pickups in the front truck are whacked. The E7 had a bad lightboard and a broken gear. I repaired the E7 and wired the two units together. Being that both are powered they can pull a really long train, longer than I have space for.



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  11. FiatFan

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    When the local Critters went down for the count, a friendly neighbor loaned the town of Adobe Flats a couple of locos for a few days until the critters have been repaired. The local folks were rather surprised to see what was switching the local pet food plant.
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    Tom
  12. UP SD40-2

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    Mark, THANKS!!:smilie: , i finally finished it around 12AM:thumb: .

    KURT, THANK YOU!:smilie: , and your right, "Big Ed" IS real happy to get another engine on the sub:mrgreen: . you know the sub is ALWAYS in need of more motive power:winki: , since we only have a couple...er...a few...ok, tons of engines:eeki: , but we still need more:toug::119: .

    STEVE, AWESOME PIC my friend:thumb::thumb: . i cant wait to see shots like that on your NEW layout:winki::thumb::mrgreen: .

    Charlie, Franco & Trainswinnipeg, FANTASTIC PROTO SHOTS!!!:thumb::thumb::thumb: .

    Chief Eagles, i am so drooling over your Big Boy:thumb::thumb::mrgreen: .

    Jeffrey, NICE E units!:thumb::thumb::thumb:

    FiatFan, SPECTACULAR SHOT!:thumb::thumb: (heres the part where i am going to get booed:eeki: )Its a BEAUTIFUL thing to see UP units roll into town:winki::thumb::mrgreen: .

    :deano: -Deano
  13. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    That's a sharp looking scheme on that MV switcher Charlie!
    Ralph
  14. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Glen
    Nice looking proto passenger train!

    CNWMan
    Cool locos!

    Tom
    That is quite a layout!

    Wayne
    Neat shots of the GE 80 tonners!

    Ralph
    Neat scene!

    Kurt
    Great looking scene and grade crossing!

    Jeffery
    Cool looking loco!

    Deano
    Nice looking UP unit!

    Steve
    Great shot!

    Charlie
    Great proto passenger shots! Are those cars former Great Northern in the first shot?

    Franco
    Interesting find!

    Chief
    Nice looking layout!

    TrainsWinnipeg
    Great snow shot!

    Jeffery
    Nice job on the locos!

    Tom
    Neat street running!

    Charlie
    Cool shot of the MV unit!

    I have been trying to complete a few projects and never got around to get any photos so far. I will give a try later.
  15. DeckRoid

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    Waaay back in April of '07 I bought my first engine since 1978. It was this Bachmann Spectrum:

    Here is the engine is all its glory as I was building my benchwork
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    I didn't have any notion of what I wanted to run on my less than finalized layout, but I knew a bargain when I saw it. When I decided upon Northern Pacific, I was thinking of selling this engine and buying a Tower 55 "What If" engine. Then someone on here talked about sending his stuff to another member for painting and what not.

    Long story short-ish... jbaakko did a BEE YEEEW TEE FULL job on my engine. I can't thank him enough for this, and a couple of guys in my club took down his info... so, Josh, man... head's up. You might get s'more work from Idaho!

    Without further delay, here is my NEWLY painted baby...

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    George
  16. DeckRoid

    DeckRoid Member

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    And even more...

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    I don't know if you can tell or not, but I am pretty excited about my 'new' engine and more than a little proud of it.

    Josh, thank you ever so much.

    George
  17. jbaakko

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    You're welcome! Nice shots!
  18. doctorwayne

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    Here are some views of CNR 4-8-2 6060 on a charter trip in the mid-'70s, passing through Grimsby, Ontario, en route to Toronto. Note the clean stack - definitely not a photo run-by for railfans, just a loco going about its business.
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    There's an F-unit tucked in behind the tender for insurance, and behind that an open-door baggage car, for the guys recording the stack talk. That "Southern" on the letterboard of the coach isn't a reference to southern Ontario, either. ;)
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    And bringing up the markers on a fairly long train, what appear to be two ex-N&W cars from the Powhatan Arrow.
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    Wayne
  19. CNWman

    CNWman CNW Fan

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    Great Shots everyone!:thumb:

    Today began the restoration of the Riverside Freight Depot, the first model structure my dad and I ever built, dating back to the age of the RRR I like to call "before the table" (when the layout was still on the ground and real modeling like doctorwayne's godly skils meant nothing to me then):eek:. When we were first done with it, having 'weathered' it and all, we thought we were pretty good. Here's a shot of how it looked 'then':
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    That is Testor's oil paint on the stones there, and still shiny:eek: Note the faded paint and crappy wood paint, also with the same oil.:cry:

    Now, here's the most recent shot:
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    it looks ALOT better, doesn't it? Still needs a good bit of work, but at least it looks better than it has for the past 5 years. I'll post more about the RRR freight depot on my layout's thread:thumb:
  20. jeffrey-wimberl

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    Here's a couple of shots from the roof of my foundry. As you can see there's still some roof damage left over from Rita.

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