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Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by spankybird, Jun 13, 2008.
For Friday the 13th! wall1
The museum has added a TT scale display :mrgreen:
tom,your really on the ball for the WPF's nice pics.you could actually cut a pizza with the wheels on that 0-6-0
nice park seen jeff :thumb: i unfortunatley dont have any pics but i did get my order from walthers so i can continue working on my layout :thumb: --josh
Hi Jeff, your park looks very good! Good idea with the nails and the fence!
I thought it would be a good use for all those 1" satin pins my mother has lying around. I have a box of 400. That'll help with a lot of fencing.
Drove by the local farmers coop today and caught some grain hoppers getting loaded(of course they were done when we came back through and took the pics.
A lone hopper waits to be loaded at the aggregate plant....
Taggers have been busy.
Two from me...
Here are two from me
Great pics everyone..!!! Tom...where in the scheme of scales does TT fall..?? Is it between N & Z..? So who's gonna have to back up..??
TT is between N and HO.
TT generally (in N. America at least) is 1/10" = 1' or 1:120. The track gauge is .471".
England adopted a scale of 3mm=1' or close to 1:100 (actually 1:101.6666) on 12mm track gauge. (nearly .471")
TT wasn't quite enough smaller than HO (compare S to O) and was zapped by N which really allowed a lot more running in cramped space.
Winter Vaction -- Deerfield Beach FL
Having posted a digression, here are some photos from our vacation last February.
Deerfield Beach, FL (north of Miami) showing Amtrak's Silver Something and the TriRail commuter train.
(read photos from bottom up!)
My new found practice of studying proto photos BEFORE finishing the model continues here;
great pics guys,kyle your weathering jobs are turning out great :thumb: but man it looks like that boxcar has seen ALOT better days but it is perty cool lookin still --josh
Great work everyone. Here's a progress shot of my CPR Lake tug that I'm scratchbuilding:
You can follow it's build at:
More great pics everyone! Madhatter, that sanding tower makes a great reference for modelers. Kyle, your use of proto photos as models for weathering yields excellent results! Glen, I have tug boat envy!
That is Beautiful! If I ever get a bigger layout with a port, I'm gonna need something like that!
Two GP9s with the lead unit oriented long hood first move out to couple with a transfer run to West Mill and the car float.