New Soda Ash Facility (2 pics)

Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by EngineerKyle, Jun 7, 2007.

  1. EngineerKyle

    EngineerKyle Member

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    Just sharing...

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    I totally botched the paint job the first time around, so these images show the repaint job.
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  2. tomkat13

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    Looks great!....I can see a lot of action for your railroad.
  3. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    Looks Great Kyle.
  4. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

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    WOW, that looks so cool Kyle

    Love the conveyors!!! :thumb: :mrgreen: :thumb: :thumb: :mrgreen:
  5. doctorwayne

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    That looks great, Kyle. When I first saw your innovative use of material for those smokestacks, I had a feeling that this project would turn out well. Where did you get those nice fat letters for the sign? How tall are they? I've been looking for something like that for the sign for my Dunnville Station.

    Wayne
  6. nachoman

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    Mind selling off some of that soda ash? My dad has a swimming pool that is too acidic!

    Kevin

    PS- that building has character!
  7. EngineerKyle

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    Hi Wayne and all,

    Thanks for the kind words. Those letters are about 16 feet tall in HO scale. Click on the photo to see how I used them in context on top of this structure.

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    They are actually made of some ceramics. They are used to educate young, tactile learners the alphabet. I found them a few years ago and they looked to be rather antique to begin with. I doubt you could get them but I will get the makers name when I get home.

    I have quite a few and if you'd like to PM/email me I with your address I could mail you some.... IF you include a post of how you put them to use.bounce7



    CHEERS!
  8. doctorwayne

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    Thanks for the offer, Kyle, but I hadn't realised that they were that large. I need to put the station name on the platform canopy, but 6' or so would be big enough. You've given me a good idea of where to look for them, though. :wink:
    Here's the spot I need 'em for, although it's difficult to even see the canopy on the grey building in the background - it's almost dead-centre in the photo:
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    Wayne
  9. Triplex

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    Certainly not an industry I see a lot of on layouts. And you're right - it does have character.
  10. wickman

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    Very nice job :wave:
  11. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    An intriguing looking industry! I like the big letter sign too.
    Ralph