Photo Fun 5-2-08

Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by spankybird, May 2, 2008.

  1. spankybird

    spankybird OTTS Founder

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  2. FiatFan

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    Tom, I always enjoy seeing the big stuff.

    Some new JD tractors and a load of seed are being delivered to Drew's Feed and Seed.

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    Lots of work yet to do on this scene, people, more ground cover, litter around the dock, items on the dock, etc.

    Tom
  3. lester perry

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    Spanky Bird I like that 9446 box car for some reason. Everything looks real good
    Tom I think trash is the hardest thing to add to a scene,
    Les
  4. lester perry

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    Iam going to give this a try , I hope it works.East bound freight going past Clifton Forge. click on the image.
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  5. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    I agree Les! Great video!

    Neat pics Spankybird! I really like the steamer!

    Tom, the Feed and Seed is a terrific building and I admire your control panel.

    Here Penn Central SD9 6922 awaits assignment at the engine service area.
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    I modeled this specific loco number after seeing this proto photo.
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    Ralph
  6. Glen Haasdyk

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    Finished another craftsman kit today, a CNR wood reefer.

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  7. jeffrey-wimberl

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    My new RailBox has been darkened slightly with some subtle weathering. The couplers have been changed out also. It now sports a pair or Kadee #5's.

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  8. EngineerKyle

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    Nice start to the tread guys,

    a variety from me.... progress pics, a tanker and another Midwestern barn.


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    CHEERS!
  9. lester perry

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    Kyle I love that barn.
    Les
  10. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Me too! Tell us a little about its construction!
    Ralph
  11. shaygetz

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    That barn is great, Kyle:thumb: I can just imagine some enterprising farmer taking advantage of a nearby derailment to make those loft doors. I knew of a farmer who bought the remains of a cylindrical hopper after a derailment, drug it out into his field and now uses it as a "silo" for harvest time. Would those be vertical blind slats used for the roofing?

    Crew change at Selbyville on my B&MC shunting puzzle...

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  12. EngineerKyle

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    RE the barn.... good call on the vertical blinds! I found 50 linear feet of this material somebody was throwing out. Let's just say I'm set for roofing and siding for a while!

    Ralph, the construction is textured wallpaper samples over a plastic box that once held CDs... and the ends are cardstock. It's sturdily held together with CA and "Liquid Nails" I cut the holes and windows after the fact.

    Here's another one where I used the same techniques.


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    Thanks for the interest.
  13. UP SD40-2

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    AWESOME PICS/WORK so far this week folks!!!:thumb::mrgreen:

    Tom, i know the engine you have pictured is a 4-4-0, but when i seen it, it reminded me of the very FIRST engine i ever had:mrgreen: , a ten wheeler bought back in 1973-74:confused: ...i cant quite recall:119: .

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  14. jbaakko

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    Two "new" Walthers Cryogenic reefers, I love these cars!
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    My recent buy from Wal*mart, 2 Mini Coopers (Reel Rides, the red & blue cars from Italian Job), Fresh Cherries, 2x Ford Tempo, 2X Ford Escort.
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    NewRay Tamol F1 hydro boat. The trailer under it is a JL innovative trailer, with a custom built frame to hold the boat.
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  15. jeffrey-wimberl

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    The UP paint job on the new gondola is toast, replaced by the KCS black with white letters.

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    In my line of work I deal with oodles of this stuff and pondered its modeling uses. BTW, mini-Blinds are a good source of plow blades---I patched up this FP40 with one...

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  17. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Nice use of materials Kyle and Shaygetz! I love it! Very effective in both cases. I've gotta start scrounging more for possible scratchbuilding supplies like that!
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  18. jeffrey-wimberl

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    I've been somewhat busy today, as you can see. I wanted to use India ink and alcohol as the weathering agent but couldn't find any India ink. I did however find a pure black acrylic gel from Folk Art (plaid) that seems to be a good substitute.

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    All that remains is to add some rust here and there.
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    Head End of Conrail CIBU:
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  20. TrainNut

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    I was down by the station today and happened to catch a rather unique shot...
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