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    Make your own ship decking for depot platform.

    I was anxious to finish my Craigellachie (The CPR Last Spike) depot, when I realized that I didn't have enough material to finish the platform. The Craigellachie depot is a fairly simple structure, so I wanted to dress it up a little with some ship decking material for a more realistic looking...
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    How to paint laser scribed brick?

    How have you painted laser scribed brick walls? This is the first time I have worked with laser scribed brick and I don't want to mess it up. It is a short-run kit, not likely to be produced again. Previously I worked with plastic brick and just wiped grey paint into the seams. There seem to...
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    Choice of ho shingles

    I would appreciate hearing of your experience with shingles in HO scale. Which suppliers product has served you best? Of those that I have used, the best came in a kit from Scale Structures Ltd. But, they do not offer the shingles as an individual item. Also, if you have developed a...
  4. Early Verticle Oil Tanks

    Early Verticle Oil Tanks

    Early Standardd Oil vertical tanks and stair ways by Scale Structures - their image inhanced.
  5. Early 1900's Mack Truck by KEB

    Early 1900's Mack Truck by KEB

    The shot was taken at the end of a Fine Scale Minatures 'John Allen Station' located at Five Oaks. The main point of interest is the Mack truck.
  6. Some new built DPMs

    Some new built DPMs

    And they are still playing.

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