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Grumpy468
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« Reply #15 on: July 07, 2020, 06:28:16 PM »






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« Reply #16 on: July 07, 2020, 06:43:52 PM »









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« Reply #17 on: July 07, 2020, 06:46:23 PM »

My version of a switching yard, train house and fuel depot.



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« Reply #18 on: July 07, 2020, 06:48:57 PM »

Picture overload for one day. I have not started any landscaping yet as i keep adding things to the layout. I moved one building and everything in my head changed. lol. I have more stuff coming, I ordered a graveyard, More fencing, going to be building my own power poles, i have transformers coming plus all the railroad crossings.
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« Reply #19 on: July 07, 2020, 07:11:01 PM »

I made the motors and generators inside the lite and power house, out of a cardboard tube and some blocks of wood.












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« Reply #20 on: July 07, 2020, 07:29:33 PM »

Sensory overload! Grin

Still trying to figure out your track plan.  Did I detect a sneaky little reverse loop hidden between your dead end sidings?

Always fun to see the wiring underneath.

I can tell we have built some of the same structures.  Though most of mine did not make the cut on the latest layout.  They'll probably end up as fascia in the background.  Enjoying your photos.

Regards,

Jonathan
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« Reply #21 on: July 07, 2020, 07:44:30 PM »

No i do not have a reverse loop, we talked about one, then decided a different route in the end.  I had so much open space after my initial design that i added more tracks and created a few new industrial areas. I need a bigger layout it seems, but i dont have enough time, life and energy to finish a bigger one?
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« Reply #22 on: July 07, 2020, 07:51:28 PM »

I painted everything with a dark camo paint to get the effect i wanted,



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« Reply #23 on: July 07, 2020, 08:02:05 PM »

The Walthers refinery is going on the large white pad by the oil tank.



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« Reply #24 on: July 07, 2020, 10:56:24 PM »

OH Boy !  More photos to peruse.  Hi Sheldon, can't wait to see more.
Thanks for posting.

Ken


Hey Ken thank you, Hope you are doing well enjoying your hobby as well.
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« Reply #25 on: July 07, 2020, 11:14:49 PM »

This picture was taken in 1971, i have the book. The photographer was making a book of Western Canadian train stations. I was 9 yrs old in this picture, this is where i grew up. This is My sister, cousin and myself plus out family dog.
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« Reply #26 on: July 09, 2020, 01:02:46 AM »






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« Reply #27 on: July 09, 2020, 06:08:48 AM »

IIRC I used 2-pound test fishing line for the barbed wire on top of the chain link fence. I think it was because those little plastic fence posts seemed weak, and I didn't want to break them using actual wire.  Been a while, but I know I had a good reason for doing it that way... looks great.

Regards,

Jonathan

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« Reply #28 on: July 09, 2020, 08:48:40 AM »

Sheldon your structures are great.  Beautifully weathered. I recognize the Walthers kits which I have some of but yours look so much better than mine.  I even recognize the Revell engine house of old.  I really like the electric substation, which kit is that?

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« Reply #29 on: July 09, 2020, 09:58:06 AM »

Sheldon your structures are great.  Beautifully weathered. I recognize the Walthers kits which I have some of but yours look so much better than mine.  I even recognize the Revell engine house of old.  I really like the electric substation, which kit is that?



Did the Revell Engine House become the Walthers Engine House? I know Sheldon, Jon and I all have the same engine house on our layouts.

There was an article in NGSLG a while back about the Revell kits and they never mentioned the molds being bought or sold .

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