The Continuing saga of the LC&P

Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by steamhead, Feb 12, 2007.

  1. steamhead

    steamhead Active Member

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    Picking up where we left off, here are some pics of the gorge and bridge (to be) at the foot of the El Diablo mine. The area below and behind the bridge is as finished as it's going to get, the gorge still needs a little work.

    Comments and suggestions always welcome.

    Here we go...

    I placed wire screen and paper towels/plaster to form the "valley" between the higher and lower tracks.

    Started with the first coats of washes and ground cover.

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  2. Cannonball

    Cannonball More Trains Than Brains

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    Wow! :eek:
    That is amazing work!
  3. steamhead

    steamhead Active Member

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    Some more...

    The bridge is not set in place yet. It's just there for looks..


    The next step is to set the bridge and finish laying track in this area.
    And then get back to RUNNING SOME TRAINS...!!!

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  4. steamhead

    steamhead Active Member

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    I just noticed something funny about that hopper in the 4th. and 5th. pictures (of the first set). Whoever identifies it gets a booby prize...
  5. berraf

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    There´s nothing like a real mountain :)
    Really nice work you have done.
    I don´t know what a booby price is so I´m not sure if I want it, but a wild guess about the hopper is that it´s beside the track ;)

    Picture three in your second upload is just great with those sweeping curves trough the canyon :)
  6. cnw1961

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    Gus, you’ve done a great job on those rocks, they are awesome. I love that gorge. :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  7. MilesWestern

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    Always happy to see progress on this layout! Keep on with the progress! I'm a big fan of your layout!
  8. CCT70

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    Looks like the outlet gate under the middle of the hopper fell off.

    Keep the prize though, I'll just take the boobie. :D
  9. Nazgul

    Nazgul Active Member

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    Gus
    AWESOME!!!!!!!
    Every time I see progress pics (not nearly often enough) It keeps getting better and better. Great rock-work, color, varied and interesting elevations and land features! You are doing a superb job Gus.............you just need to keep it up:) (and post more often):D
    :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  10. steamhead

    steamhead Active Member

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    Thanks for your comments, guys. They're greatly appreciated and motivating to keep plugging away. It's just there's some much to do & so little time...My plan is to get this area joined to the rest of the layout and then move on to the center peninsula

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    I'll probably keep doing some scenery as I build the peninsula, particularly in the small yard, as I've got a gorgeous engine house that's just aching to be set on the layout.

    Thanks again, y'all...

    Tom, close but no cigar....
  11. UP SD40-2

    UP SD40-2 Senior Member

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    Gus:wave:, WOW!!!:eek: thats some TRULY AWESOME WORK you have done there!:thumb: :thumb:. the WHOLE PACKAGE REALLY LOOKS GREAT!:thumb: :thumb: :thumb: THANKS!!!:D-Deano
  12. Jim Krause

    Jim Krause Active Member

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    Great improvements since the time that the bridge was sitting on a piece of wood, over a plywood canyon. Keep it up.
  13. steamhead

    steamhead Active Member

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    Hi guys,

    A couple more (more like 3) that are kind of neat:bird's eye view of this scene. Also a pic of that engine house I mentioned before
    Hope you like'em...:D

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  14. viperman

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    Awesome scenery, love the canyon with the tracks