Photo Fun 5-2-08

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

  1. EngineerKyle

    EngineerKyle Member

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    Yah Trainnut... great idea!
  2. brakie

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    You all keep hearing me flap my lips about being a N Scale dabbler but,I haven't shared that many pictures.
    So,here is three of my N Scale cars.
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  3. TrainNut

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    Yep, I've been wanting to do something like that for quite a while and just never got around to it. It turned out pretty good although something is still a little wacky with the scale of the shot. I was actually down at the rail yard today looking for railroad ties to start my garden railroad with and here is the actual shot...
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    See, even the real railroads use sectional track!
  4. chessie4155

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    Tail End of Conrail CIBU:
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  5. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Clever use of the car door for that other shot! I like it! Is that brass or nickle silver track? :)
    Ralph
  6. TrainNut

    TrainNut Ditat Deus

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    Nickle silver.:thumb:
    I also saw the FRED twins and their friend EOTD while I was at the yard today. FRED and his brother... FRED, were up and ready to follow the trains around for the day.
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    Their friend... EOTD (Yotty:mrgreen:), however, felt a little disconnected and was passed out from a long sleepless night just back from LA.
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  7. tomkat13

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    Hawk Point Elevator Shed

    This is a test fit for the elevator shed.

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  8. jeffrey-wimberl

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    Yesterday I finished the work on my new RailBox boxcar and my KCS gondola.

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  9. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Tom (Spankybird)
    Great looking car and start to the topic!

    Tom (Fiat Fan)
    Nice looking rolling stock and scene!

    Michael
    Nice shots! You are right. I can’t tell you how many times a photo points out something glaring.

    Lester
    I can’t play the video right now. It will have to wait until I get home.

    Ralph
    Nice scene!

    Glen
    Cool looking car!

    Jeffery
    Nice job on the boxcar!

    Slekjr
    Great shot!

    Kyle
    Great looking tanker and barn!

    Shaygetz
    Great scene!

    Kyle
    Another great barn!

    Deano
    Great loco! I have the same one but it is in pieces.

    Josh
    Cool stuff!

    Jeffery
    Great looking gondola!

    Shaygetz
    Great looking loco!

    Jeffery
    Looking good!

    Chessie4155
    Nice looking loco and end of the train!

    TrainNut
    For what reason I am getting the infamous red X.

    Larry
    Great looking cars!

    Tom
    Great scene!

    Jeffery
    Nice finished cars!
  10. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Now here are a couple of quick shots of the Old Local.

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    IHC 2-6-0 Motherhubbard; Lehigh & New England; Customized.

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    Atlas Wood Reefer; Hudson Highlands; Owned by a Friend

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    Roundhouse/John Deere RTR 30’ Flat Car with Tractors; New Haven

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    Roundhouse/John Deere RTR 30’ Flat Car with Tractors; New York Central
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    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Atlas 36’ Wood Reefer; Bright Morning Butter

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    Walthers USRA gondola; Reading

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    Accurail 6 Panel Outside Braced Boxcar with Wood Ends; Lehigh & New England

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    Accurail 40’ Outside Braced Boxcar; Reading

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    MDC/Roundhouse NE Caboose; Lehigh & New England; Custom Painted and Decaled.
  12. galt904

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    Where train cars go to die.

    Here's a couple pics I took inside one of the local scrapyards on the weekend while I was dropping off a scrap car.

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  13. TrainNut

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    Hmmmm, that's strange. Anyone else not able to see my pics?
  14. jbaakko

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    Chad, any chance you got shots of the excavators? I need some good shots of the shears used in scrap yards.
  15. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

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    Train Nut
    Now I can see them! Cool shot with the car door/window!

    Chad
    Cool shot!
  16. jeffrey-wimberl

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    I came into some money today so I went to Hobby Lobby. I picked up a Bachmann Silver Series Shell tank car and a card of twenty peel 'n' stick 12-16 volt lights from Model Power. I also picked up a 4x8 sheet of white bead board. I cut it into four pieces of 2x4 so it would fit in the back of the car. This is of no concern because I already intended to cut it up to make the pop-up section in the middle of the layout. That's where the park and playground will be.

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  17. Glen Haasdyk

    Glen Haasdyk Active Member

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    I've used Folk-art Licorice for the washes that I do. It's a more grey/black that represents grime a bit better.
  18. TrainNut

    TrainNut Ditat Deus

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    So, I was driving down Hill street on the way back home today and as I crossed over the old bridge above the tracks, I snapped a quick shot of the evening light reflecting off the old church.
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  19. tomkat13

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    My new layout, (#4), a bridge-line that takes place in Eastern Missouri, will connect the CB&Q near hiway 79, then west to Hawk Point then south along hiway 47 across the old Wabash / Norfolk & Western RR line near Warrenton thru Missouri Wine Country to connect with MKT near hiway 94. Since this is "my" railroad most places will have the "flavor" of this area but maynot be perfect to the prototype. Time will be pre Burlington Northern (1970).
    The things that will be different on this layout:
    #1 This will be a point to point RR built on Hollow-core doors along two walls, so it will be in sections.
    #2 It's going to be less track, no yard, no switch machines, open staging, & simple engine service area.
    #3 Just a few small towns with one or two sidings.
    #4 More open scenery between towns.
    #5 Interchange with RR on each end.
    #6 Keep everything simple so I can spend more time running then repairing!

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  20. jeffrey-wimberl

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    That's a good start on your layout Tomkat. Too bad you couldn't work in a 180 degree curve and make it an out and back.

    I'll be working on weathering a Bachmann tank car today. I'll get some before and after shots to put up. For now, here's one of my older photos.

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