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Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by UP SD40-2, May 19, 2007.
Great shot! A really cool scene with the bridge!
Tim, NICE avatar:mrgreen: .
Mark, GREAT SHOT!:up:
Just got my NEW GP35 TODAY!!!:up: :mrgreen: heres a pic of it right out of the box, NICE engine, but needs a lot of detailing:up: . i am going to install an MRC Brilliance #0001643 sound decoder in it, and add sunshades, plow, hoses, paint the railing ends white, and do SOME weathering, I'll post pics when I'm finished .
KEEP 'EM COMING FOLKS!:mrgreen: -Deano
Deano...That's a sweeeetttttt engine. Does this round out your roster of ALL the engines UP ever had...?? I can't believe you can be missing any....:mrgreen:
Let's see what she looks like all dolled up..!! :thumb:
THANK YOU GUS! she sure IS sweet . Its an Athearn, so I'll hardwire the sound decoder in:roller: and detail it THIS weekend:up: .
Gus, i will NEVER rest, until i get these items for my UP collection :
1- SD70MACe (i have one pre-ordered from Tower55:up: )
2- GP15 (i cant find these ANYWHERE )
4- Veranda turbine
5- Big Blow turbine(3 units)
8- I am MORE THEN SURE i am forgetting some others :119: .
Another cool loco!
I am not sure but at some point I think some asked about my photo props or what I used. So here is the info:
I am using a Sony Cybershot 4.1 Mega Pixel camera. My lighting is 3 old table lamps with 100 watt bulbs. The back ground is two pieces of foam board painted light blue.
Tom:wav: , THANKS for posting those pics!:up: WOW!:eeki: your pics look SO GOOD, and your just using three table lamps:up: . i have 4 three tier tree lamps, yet my pics always look dark to me . you got me thinking now . THANKS!:mrgreen: -Deano
Deano: Nice lookin GP35..
Tom: Your secret is out now. I am going to have to borrow your idea of the grassy piece in front of the camera, good thinking.
Here's a high five on the fly:
Couple cool shots I just took
BNSF Dash 8-40B
BNSF SD70MAC and a string of BNSF Coalporters
CNW DASH 9
WB 97 with Conrail power meets EB 94
WB 97 departing siding after meeting EB 94
That's a nice shot! Beautifully detailed loco with the grills, the hoses, the sun shade on the side window.... I like the weeds by the crossbuck too!
Thanks Ralph, but I cant take credit for the engine, it came that way, but I did do the weeds! lol
Chessie, who is the loco's manufacturer?
Ralph; it is a Life Like Proto 2000, these are sweet engines. They look great and run smooth and quiet. I wish they would come out with a GP40/-2. We have 2 of these GP38-2s CR & L&N, 1 GP7 B&O Chessie and 1 U28B L&N. The only thing I don't like about them is they do not run well on DC with Athearn or Atlas engines, they have a slower gear ratio I guess . They do run well with my Bachmann Spectrums. I'm guessing that P2K and Bachmann Spectrums have about the same gear ratio...
Josh, NICE engine pics!:up: those coal porters look GREAT TOO!:up: :mrgreen:
Mark, FANTASTIC SHOTS!:up: i just cant get enough of the AWESOME PICS of your layout! :up: :mrgreen: .
WELL FOLKS, THANK YOU!, for participating in this weeks Photo Fun thread:up: . its Friday night, and so comes the close to THIS thread . I hope to SEE ALL of YOU, and MORE in this weeks Photo Fun thread .