On it's last legs

Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by Eddie Landreth, Oct 29, 2003.

  1. Eddie Landreth

    Eddie Landreth Member

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    Here's a couple of pics I took of a short bay-window work caboose that I completed tonight. I was going for a real dilapidated look, as though it's soon heading for the scrapyard.

    It was created from an old shorty caboose I had and a flat car. The railings are Athearn loco stantions with copper wire, and I used Boxcar Red paint and some MP decals I had, along with some heavy weathering. I envision this as being the prototype of what MP would later refine to create the numerous short bay window cabooses to populate their line.

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  2. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

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    Nice work Eddie, I love cabeese in any form.
  3. Clerk

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    Great job Eddie. I like that weathering.
  4. Gary Pfeil

    Gary Pfeil Active Member

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    Eddie, it looks great!
  5. Tyson Rayles

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    Cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  6. Lighthorseman

    Lighthorseman Active Member

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    Thumbs Up!

    Looks like it has a few miles left in it yet. Beautiful job, Eddy!
  7. shamus

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    Thats real fine work Eddie, nice touch using the Athearn loco stantions with copper wire.

    Shamus
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  8. sumpter250

    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

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    Oooohh, That looks about the way my back feels!:D :D :D
    Nice work!
    Pete
  9. marty w.

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    Looking good, Eddie.
    Marty
  10. George D

    George D Member

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    If you just completed it, why does it look like it's been in service for 20 years? Nice weathering job, how'd you do it?