My First Photo Post

Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by eightyeightfan1, Jul 2, 2002.

  1. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

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    For the last few weeks I've been admiring everyones modeling and photo skills. Figured it was time to give mine a shot. Any comments, good or bad will be appreciated. It will make me a better modeller.
    This is a picture of my GE C44-9W painted and decaled like the New Haven Railroads U25Bs. Some people may call it a "What If", but I call it "retro paint" because I'm modeling "What If" of a fallen flag that used to run through the northwest hills of Connecticut, where I live, and wanted to give it a local flavor. I also have a GP-60 painted like the NHRR's GP-9s.
    Sorry about the size. This is my second attempt and I had to trim the picture down.

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  2. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

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    88 it looks real nice, what scale is it? And welcome to the Gauge !
  3. BDC

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    Looks like it's HO. Too much freestanding detail to be N scale, but not enough for O. Looks real nice too. Some call that fantasy painting, others say it's Imagineering, and the rest of us say that's the way it should have been!
  4. 60103

    60103 Pooh Bah

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    Always thought New Haven looked interesting.
    I don't believe that it's necessary for model railroaders to repeat the mistakes made by the prototype.
  5. Sir_Prize

    Sir_Prize Member

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    Kewl Dude!!:D
  6. Catt

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    88 ,wewlcome to the Gauge(I know I know you've already heard that). The loco looks great to me.Have you got more pix to share with us??
  7. rich maiorano

    rich maiorano Member

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    welcomr eightyeight see no prom. as a matter of fact I saw a geneis loco in new haven colors yesterday in statford:D rich
  8. Gary Pfeil

    Gary Pfeil Active Member

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    Welocme 88, nice work!

    Gary
  9. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

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    Hi 88fan!
    Very nice work, & great close-up, my friend!:cool:
    Let me join with evryone else in welcoming you to The Gauge.
    Lookinjg forward to seeing more of your modeling!
    What scale?
    Do you have a layout?
    Pleeease...give us some details!:)
  10. sumpter250

    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

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    88fan,
    welcome to the gauge, looking forward to seeing more of your work. The dash 9 looks good!
    Pete
  11. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

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    Thank-you

    Thank-you everyone for you comments. Its a Kato HO scale that Upper Management(the wife) got for me as a bithday present, and it was undecorated too.(who said women don't know what men want)
    I do have a layout, I call The Central New England(not to be confused with the New Engalnd Central) and its a bridge line with some local switching. I'm building it in the attic cause the basement was to small and filled with stuff like a furnace, hot water heater,ect,ect.
    You can veiw the "Layout In The Clouds" by going to:
    http://photos.yahoo.com/eightyeightfan_99
    Click on "Ed's Photos" then click on"CNE Progressive" albumn. I been putting photos there for my father who lives in Arizona.
    Any comments will be helpful. Hope you enjoy them.
  12. Vic

    Vic Active Member

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    Hi 88 and Welcome Aboard. Nice pic and loco. Reminded me that my first HO engine was a Mantua New Haven 4-6-2
  13. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

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    Hello 88, and welcome to the gauge, real nice photo and model, lets see some more pics soon.
    Shamus
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  14. Woodie

    Woodie Active Member

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    Mr De Mille, eat ya heart out! What a close up!:cool: