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Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by interurban, Aug 3, 2003.
When you're serious about getting rid of bugs...
Love it Papa, some say we need bugs,, I say time to cull the beggers :thumb:
This building would make a good model. Just what you need for a long, narrow space.
Now here is something you can do with that left-over bomber in your scrap bin...more pictues at the railimgages account
Hey, I like that! Satokuma, that picture is definitely da' bomb!
A resturant with a garden center...Talk about fresh salads!
Do they have "Hot Wings" there?
Actually the Restaurant is in the background, the nursery is under the wings. At one time the Bomber was on top of a gas station which would interesting to model
That Funky Woodwork
Its called gingerbread and is linked to the victorian style. It was often seen on balloon type house construction which was big back in the day.
how about a round barn I will try to take a pic of one that is by me. they are very cool
One day when I have time!
Round Barns I have seen around fruit orchards. One also fis the home of a murder mystery series: The Cat Who.., I am a font of usless information.
A barn similar to the one in the link, but with a more shallow roof, I think, has been rescued from a farm near West Lorne, Ontario and is being re-erected by a landscaping compeny in or near the village of Muirkirk, also in Ontario.
<a href="http://timelinks.merlin.mb.ca/imagere2/ref0976.htm">octagonal barn</a>
Sounds like the same thing, there is a barn in Vermont being restored as well according to my brother in law, he used to travel abit. in New England for work.
Heres a link to a round Shaker barn in Massachussets. Quite an engineering marvel.
There are some excellent photos of barns and other buildings along with the signs from links you will find off a Google search for "Mail Pouch" "Ceresota Fllour" etc.
I have been shooting lots of the local early 20th Century brick buildings around town. Mostly for folks who are in a rut painting their DPM building kits.
I skip the ones that have had recent facelifts. These are all present day (2004) variety. It's interesting to note how windows are either bricked in - or have plywood covering them from inside - when no longer in use.
Other times, brickwork is painted over. Sometimes just on the sides - other times all over. You can also see the variety of brick colors in use, and the sooty weathering. Plus, when a building is razed for a parking lot, the remaining buildings have the remnants still visible.
You have give us a wealth of pictures to work with :thumb:
Mike, thank you very much for these fine photographs - they are great eye-openers for all of us who stumble through a wealth of details and never see them.
For me as an European it is always a bit strange to see how the electric power lines are led into the buildings in the USA. There still seem to be lots of (pardon the expression ) caveman installations around. Here in central Europe the whole power disribution is underground and today you hardly ever see a household power line or telephone pole. Of course we had these lines some decades back, too. But because we have 220 Volts instead of your 110 Volts the wires were much thinner and not as conspicuous as the thick cables in America.
But it's just photographs like yours which helps us European modellers of American prototype to get that bit of reality which we would simply forget otherwise. So thank you for these fine pics!
And, BTW, congratulations to the quality of your other photographs on your website! Again, lots of details to see there - you gave me a wealth of suggestions to do some more detailing. No wonder I bookmarked your site!
Those are great photos Mike! Thanks for sharing!!! (Love your weathering too!)
That reminds me, I took this last summer and meant to post.