Mike Hagarty's N scale 'Mountain Sub'

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by SD90, Mar 19, 2007.

  1. SD90

    SD90 Active Member

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    I've added a mid train engine to my Container train now as well. There is 1 SD90, 21 IMS platforms, then another SD90, another 10 IMS platforms and 10 Auto decks, needles to say, it doesn't fit in the new sidings either! I'll post some pictures soon...
  2. Boilerman

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    SD 90,

    That looks just super:thumb:
  3. ctrain05

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    Just wanted to say.. wow..! that layout looks like it is going to be awesome!
  4. SD90

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    I got some work done on the backdrop. Now it's not just an unpainted wall, it looks like sky, now for some more scenery!

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    This is the backdrop behind the big grain elevator, I am still going to paint the rolling hills of southern Alberta, but for now, I think it looks much better. I was going to do the facia today, but the switch on my table saw is broken!:curse:

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    Here is the area just before the spiral tunnel, I've started some rough scenery, I'm still not sure how it's going to look.

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    This is the spiral tunnel, most of the curved backdrop will be covered up with a mountain.

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  7. Trainiac77

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    SD 90 - Excellent work! Can't wait to see the finished product! Keep the pix coming!
  8. Bill Nelson

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    I really like the suggestion of clouds at the color line on the back drop.


    I have found with clouds on backdrops subtle is good, ant that is subtle.


    Bill nelson
  9. SD90

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    I've been playing around painting some of the backdrop. Here are a few pictures of what I have so far. I planted a few trees in front to see how good they blend into the background.

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  10. jesso

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    Looks great to me!:thumb:
  11. Bill Nelson

    Bill Nelson Well-Known Member

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    It is looking very nice, thank you for sharing

    Bill Nelson
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    Very Impressive SD90. Without even looking, I’m almost 100 percent sure that the wheels are gear-driven by the motor.
  13. SD90

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    Thank you, but ???
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    What's the radius of the spiral tunnel Mike ?
  15. SD90

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    It is a 24" radius. I cut it out of half a sheet of 1/2" plywood.
  16. Boilerman

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    Your layout is looking super, I like it!!!!!
  17. Trainiac77

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    ANy updated Pix? Great layout!