Packing Plant Progress

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  1. fifer

    fifer Active Member

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    Here is todays progress on my small packing plant. I am using a DPM Good Night Matress plant for the main plant , a Period Miniatures Country Garage for the boiler houseand hand built the dock which will have cable supports to the roof to support the outside edge. I will have to include a can and box building and coal dump as well as the corral.

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    Mike
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    fifer Active Member

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    Here is the ramp up to the second floor i completed this afternoon.


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    Mike
  3. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    That's gonna shape up nicely Mike! The boiler house addition has a good industrial look to it. Nice work on that intricate ramp but I don't think the cattle will appreiate it!. Moo! :)
    Ralph
  4. TomPM

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    Looking real good so far!:thumb: :thumb:
  5. fifer

    fifer Active Member

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    Thanks Guys , I'll post more pics as it comes along.

    Mike
  6. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

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    Looking Good.:thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
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    Mike --

    One suggestion re that ramp (which is very nice work, incidentally): There would generally have been a series of 2 x 4s nailed onto (and parallel with) the slats at regular intervals (probably every four or five, say) to keep the livestock's hooves from slipping as they made their way up. Obviously, these would have become very chipped, worn and weathered over time . . .

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    Paul
  8. Wyomingite

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    Looking great Mike, can't wait to see more progress

    Ron :thumb: :thumb: :wave:
  9. fifer

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    Here is my current progress on the ramp and pens.

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    Mike
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    Here is the progress by Sunday night.

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    Mike
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    Here is this weeks progress. All I need to do is finish the Ice House that will go between the main and the plant siding. I am modifiying a JL Innovative Designs Brookeside Ice House.

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    Thanks , Mike
  12. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    "A Shmelle Meat Packing Plant" Love the name Mike! :)
    That really came out nicely! Beautiful work!
    Ralph
  13. Wyomingite

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    :wave: It looks beautiful in that setting Mike. Great job'

    Ron :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
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    That looks great. I like how you used a couple different buiding kits and made them look like they belong together. Great work! Does look really nice in that corner there too. Post some pics of the ice house soon
  15. fifer

    fifer Active Member

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    Thanks Guys , I'll have some coming soon of the Ice plant and dock.

    Thanks Again , Mike
    HAPPY EASTER!!!!!
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    Here is the progress on the modified JL Innovative Design Brookside Ice House (primed).

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    Mike
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    Here is the JL Innovative Design (modified) Ice House and platform.
    This will go on the opposite side of the packing plant track inside the main.
    This is a small (one car at a time) ice house.
    I'll update the pictures when it is in place.

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    Mike
  18. viperman

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    looks much better than the last time you posted pics of it. Can't wait to see it in place