The Mack Truck with all the cars behind it looks awesome!
I acquired some space from the CFO ( wife ) for a yard, 10' by 24" deep. You're making me want to change it from a regular yard to a circus winterquarters.HO scale. A lonely wardrobe wagons sits down by the yards.
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Circus World is a great museum and that was indeed a huge winter quarters. I have always wondered though... when they asked “Where should we spend our winters?” how in the hell did they settle on Wisconsin? I mean it could be worse, maybe Fargo, ND, but eventually someone figured out that Sarasota FL was a better option.
Thanks Johnny! That'll help me out. Did you bend those grab irons of buy them ready to go?Hey Joe, came across this old shot of drilling out the grab irons on the Walther's cars. Also shows how I cut out the vent windows to insert screen grills for a better look.
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Thanks Johnny! That'll help me out. Did you bend those grab irons of buy them ready to go?
A new player entered the game with the next installment, Preiser. #933-1373 was the Concession Wagons, yes plural, the kit allowed you to make four wagons. They had a framed wagon enclosure, with some silver "kitchen" gear your could install. A new decal set which was specific to concession wagons, making sure the guest knew what that vendor offered. A great feature was you could build it "closed" for the movement by train, or you could build it open, for selling at the event!
I buy a lot of these kits on that auction site. I also buy a lot that are already built, I think I bought these already built.These wagons you built turned out real nice, great job.
They are scratchbuilt giraffe wagons. I don't have any good photos of them. I need to redo the decals on all four as I don't like the way they lay. Here is a somewhat better picture of one on the train.I like the overview of the diorama, I also like how the hard road ends but the path carries on.
What can you tell me about those blue Trapino wagons in the background?
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