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Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by TomPM, Feb 2, 2006.
Oh man - That's cool!!
Tom you show every angle of the model but I can't see what you needed that pipe wrench for lookin good
It is for intimidation. I told the Medusa Cement kit if it gave me any further problems I was going to take a pipe wrench to it!hamr And I had to do so at one point. The wrench worked great as a weight to hold down the silo roof in one area.
Speaking of the Medusa Cement Company kit it is now assembled. The only things that I did not install were the truck doors on the silo. I still have not decided if I am going to install them. They may be too modern for my era.
I will have photos once I remove the tape and clamps that I have holding things.
Next is weathering it.
Here are the promised pictures of the cement distributor.
Since I took these I decided to add the truck doors and I added the sign. I chose one of the Walters supplied names: Inland Cement Company.
Nice job Tom:thumb:
Wow, and I thought my project was ambitious. You're moving along nicely.:thumb: :thumb:
Here is the weathered and sealed Inland Cement Company:
Now I have also begun lacking the track bed. I am using Woodland Scenics Foam Track Bed.
Looks good ! Can you build me a nice n scale metal water tower ?
Great job weathering the cement plant.:thumb:
The layout is coming together nicely.
Boy, what a cruddy-looking cement plant ... Great job of weathering my friend, I'm impressed with what you're doing. :thumb: :thumb:
I glued down the track and while it is drying, I have begun to try to fit the next industry into the layout. This is a coal-fired power plant. I would like to have an unloading track and a couple of storage tracks for the coal hoppers.
Here is the first attempt.
This is all subject to change. At the moment I am not thrilled with this. I am also contemplating having a scenic break in this area with a track going off into the mountains to a coal mine.
I have begun working in the area of cement distributor. I have laid the track bed.
Testing the clearances in the shed
Now I need to find a realistic bumper in HO.
Tom, those are some fine buildings you have there. The weathering looks great, not to mention all the spurs you have added to enhance operation. I am looking forward to see how the rest comes along as you always seem to feature my favorite roads in all of their gritty glory. Very nice. Stuart.
Tom , what's that wooden tool looking thing? Looks like a cut off cant hook handle with a wooden peg on it ??
It's great to see all these famous scenes of yours being linked up together!
Now that you have this well-honed photographer's eye, it's going to be really cool to see what you come up with to "fill in the blanks", so to speak!
It's looking great!
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Neat!! Looks Great!!!
Which photo? Are you refering to the knocked over smokestack?
Could be that he means the stack that resembles the end of a drumstick...
I think he means the power plant smokestack that is lying on its side in a couple of the photos...?