Dave's Layout v. 4.0

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logandsawman

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What beautiful craftsmanship !
Dave, did you have a plan when you built the depot or a template of some sort? My goal is to also build the old Windsor Junction depot where we used to catch the train outside of Halifax. Very similar to your early era depot.

Hi Gary,

I wish I would have had a plan. I scaled out the building using several photographs from different angles.

Here is the video I made showing how I made the model:


hope this helps! Dave
 

logandsawman

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I am figuring out how to get some more buildings into the Wyoming Depot part of the plan I located this old photograph which shows a partial angle with the old Depot and also a few buildings across the main rod (which was US Highway 61 while I was growing up).

Photo showing the area during the time period:

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The depot, crex warehouse buildings are done and appear in a previous post just above. The buildings right across the street, I suppose those could go against the wall if the depot was placed fairly closely to the wall.

This is located at the bottom of the layout.

I am thinking it would look something like this:

Wyoming businesses.PNG


It would be nice to figure this out in advance. I wonder how hard it would be to draw/paint them in?

Dave
 




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