WEEKEND Photo fun 03 04 05 August

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Steve B

Firefighter
1/50 scale modeling today, made a transformer load from card and plastic, the buzz bars are mounted on six rawl plugs, handy little things
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not bad for three hours work, this is the boys christmas present BTW
 

HO train man

Live to train around
here is pic from old layout.-

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some paper intermodal containers-

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a lake that goes to a stream that will go on my layout.

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drain pipe

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old layout pic again-

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nice job Steve B

-Kevin
 
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grove den

naturally natural trees
Warning: no tracks or trains.....sorry

Very nice pictures Steve( nice garden too:D ) and Kevin!!
Here is my small contribution.
I finished my right "Maasbrug"module.
I added some trees,"pimped" the large pier on the midle of the ( not seen) bridge,some cars and finished the bridgehead and on the other side.
Just for fun, I made a small landing stage with 2 women on it waiting for the ferryman( and his boat!:D )


The other module will be updated next week...
Have a nice MRR weekend!

Jos
 
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grove den

naturally natural trees
some more...

On the third picture I placed the background of my old layout behind the module: Now it looks like you are in the: "Schwarzwald"/Germany;)

Jos
 

jbaakko

Diesel Detail Freak
Well, nothing new YET, besides my first two officially published railfan shots from my Cajon Pass modeling research trip yesterday. I was going to make it a 2 day affair, but my brakes started acting up so I drove home, to get new brakes today.

I like to call this my "busted window collection".
BNSF 4477, Dash 9 on Cajon Pass helper duty, got a nice smashed window. I shot this in Victorville, at 2:34pm, and saw her just outside of San Bernardino around 5:30PM.
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UP 9950, SD40-2 at the Barstow Train Museum, someone smashed out the window.
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jbaakko

Diesel Detail Freak
First one I've seen Miles! It's been there some where around 2 years now. They've even got intermodal! There's a 48' NACS container there too, though that could be used for storage.
 

MLW

Active Member
Weathered Rail

The theme of this photo-essay is Weathered tracks / Rail


Cheerio:)
















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SD40-2s in Museums already... Yikes!

Awesome shots everybody!! I hope to get some good shots of my most recent Purchase of a BLI SD40-2 NS# 1649 ... gotta pickup a decoder for it first!
 
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Steve B

Firefighter
Jos Great work with the module
MLW love the first shot looking down into the yard
Josh Wish i had your sun today
Train man keep em coming
 
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SSW

Member
How to get Fired

How does one get fired quickly? Put the Blue Streak Merchandise on the ground!

Someone left a switch open around a curve on me while I was trying to close the one behind my train. Oops! Got out the 0-5-0 Rerailing Frog Device and had the BSM on its way again in no time...with a new crew. :)
 

Smoke

Southern Railway lives on
Josh is that a Athearn RTR AC4400, or is it a C44-9W?
SSW that is one purty loco!:cool:
A couple miscellaneous pictures of some of my custom painted models. I better sell the BN one soon, i'm getting attached to it.:rolleyes:
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kjd

Go make something!
AC4400 Smoke.
I have a similiar AC4400 with Details West(?) Hi Ad sideframes but they hit the frame so the locomotive is only good for straight track. Did you have a similiar problem? how'd you fix it?
 

jbaakko

Diesel Detail Freak
Its a newer run RTR, so it came with the side frames. Though I did have this problem with my Kaslo SD50F, I just filed the corners of the side frames, and the ladder wells so they have more clearance.
 

IronBeltKen

Lazy Daydreamer
Hi all, lotsa great stuff on here as always!

Jos - your pics give a whole new meaning to the old saying, "Great things come in small packages!"

Josh - that CN unit is lookin' good, is it a Genesis or Kato?

Here's my offering. Not much, since my regular work area and photo studio have been temporarily 'reclaimed' by the CFO thru Monday night. But I did manage to get this one on my picnic table long enough for a single shot. It's an Atlas master series GP38 that I upgraded to an early-production GP38-2, bought by L&N and later painted into CSX colors - lightly seasoned to taste:

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Proto: http://www.trainweb.org/csxphotos/photos/GP38-2/2570CSX-bc.jpg

(It's not quite finished - still needs a horn, a plow, and side window awnings.)
 
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