where are the On30 guys...?

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Crewman1

New Member
Anybody model in On30 over this way? It looks like a minority scale on this forum...
Anybody who models in On30, sound off! Be proud!:)
Pics would be nice. I'll post some off mine if you guys put up yours.:D
Cheers,
-Chris
 

Crewman1

New Member
Of course!

But yes, my good sir; I will. Unfortunately it is 9:25 PM here in wisconsin and I have school tomorrow so I will post some pics then. Expect them up at about Six O'clock Central time.
Cheers,
-Chris
 

Railphotog

Railroad Photographer
I've been dabbling in On30, mostly accumulating rolling stock and doing stuff to it:

Bachmann, with a Backwoods Miniatures details kit:
Critter1.jpg


Scratchbuilt:
SRRLPlow.jpg


Kitbashed from two short Bachmann cabeese:
On30Caboose.jpg


Weathered and a few details added:
Climax.jpg


Weathered and Backwoods Miniatures detail kit added:

PorterGypsy.jpg
 
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JazzDad

Gandy Dancer
I've got nothing to show except some boards cobbled together and vaguely referred to as my benchwork. But some day...

Now Bob's stuff is GREAT!
 
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Crewman1

New Member
well...

Holy mac. That is some cool stuff! I only wish my modeling skills were as good as yours!
Pics of my layout and my newest acquisition, a B'mann On30 Shay (the sound version, courtesey of my brothers) in my garage at home....

Name of the layout is Broaken & Derrelickt Lumber Co. in Southern Colorado/ N. New Mexico.

The side shown in the pictures is the log dump area, the other side is unfinished and not shown.

Enjoy! Gotta love dem Shays!:D
-Chris
 

Crewman1

New Member
Yeah, don't I know it! It's in my garage, so I didn't have a whole lot to work with....:mad::rolleyes:
I just poured the water into the pond this morning. Starting to take shape...
Cheers,
-Chris
 

Crewman1

New Member
Okay; I guess this sort of turned into a WIP thread...:)

Well, the water has hardened, and I am starting work on the unfinished side of the layout. Will post pictures later.
BTW, does anyone know where I can get a cheap O scale steam skidder?
Cheers,
-Chris
 

V&AL

Fred's Loco Shop Foreman
i know where you can get 'em in HO scale...

lifelike or someone makes 'em for cheep...
 

Crewman1

New Member
Does it look like they could easily stand in for an O-scale one if some parts were enlarged?
Cheers,
-Chris
 

mdcustom

Bridge and Building Dept
Here is a D&RGW 50,000 gallon water tank that I am scratch building for a client. This is for a clients On30 layout.

Also a couple of shots of the SLIM&M's car shop that I also did from scratch. This one was the first piece that I built for myself in the past year.
 
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catt

Guest
Couple lousey pics of one of my 0n30 critters :D

critter01.jpg


critter02.jpg


What it is/was.

Loco is based on the KATO HO scale NW2.The walkway and steps are scratchbuilt,while the cab is a modified Bachmann 0n30 steamer cab.
 
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catt

Guest
Here's one more,my rail bus.the hood is a modified Athearn Hustler while the rest of it is scratchbuilt.

railbusa.jpg


railbusb.jpg
 
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mdcustom

Bridge and Building Dept
D&RGW 50,000 gallon tank with hand laid individual wood shingles and board by board construction through out. Grant Line spout is the only commercial part used. Each of the 26 tank band fasteners have 8 parts. Footings are hand carved hydrocal and painted to represent the red sandstone foundations these tanks started life with. Scale is On30 for this clients layout.
 

mdcustom

Bridge and Building Dept
Got these from one of my clients this morning, the structures in the photos are all scratchbuilt to the Alex's criteria, he is doing all the scenery including covering up what little scenery that I had included on the structure bases so that everything blends in. This mill scene stretches over 10' from the white mill office to the far side of the main mill building. It is done in On30.
 

p51

Marty, it runs on steam!
I got some equipment for that scale when the new ET&WNC 4-6-0 came out as that’s the road I always wanted to model. Got # 11 in the wartime paint (which is exactly the engine and scheme I wanted to model) and some cars, which I have since decaled and weathered. Finding track in code 83 has proved a challenge so after some test runs on a piece of flex track, it’s all gone back into the boxes. I decided to make my primary “layout” to the standards of a local module group that is getting onto its feet. I’m waiting until they get momentum going and then I’ll build a linear fiddle layout at that point.

On30Cars.jpg


11sideviewOn30.png
 




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