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masonamerican
Fireman

Sweden
1759 Posts

Posted - 08/22/2018 :  2:22:41 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks Blair and Mike. The branches that was left after finishing are also great for forest floor debris.

Thanks for the suggestions Mike. I have some deciding to do.

Håkan
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OK Hogger
Crew Chief

867 Posts

Posted - 08/22/2018 :  3:51:02 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

Perhaps they're mining lutefisk?



Andre
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masonamerican
Fireman

Sweden
1759 Posts

Posted - 08/24/2018 :  07:56:07 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
That won't go into my cars as it isn't very tasty. But it is WAY better than surstromming.

Håkan
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OK Hogger
Crew Chief

867 Posts

Posted - 08/24/2018 :  08:20:12 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Surströmming:

Wow Håkan... you all have some very strong stomach's over your way! No place for sissies!!

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toptrain
Engine Wiper

USA
397 Posts

Posted - 08/28/2018 :  09:52:16 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Håkan, Just saying hello! I've been reading your post here for awhile. Looking in amazement at what you have accomplished in the life of this thread, all 88 pages. Back when you built the Cathedral Springs station with it step by step construction I really enjoyed it. That goes the same for a number of your buildings. Your locomotives, and how they are finished deserves praise. You set the mark very high with you quality of modeling. That's how it should be. It is great to see this work but impossible for me duplicate. You have talent.
frank
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masonamerican
Fireman

Sweden
1759 Posts

Posted - 09/01/2018 :  5:01:52 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thank you very much Frank for the kind words!
I'm happy you like the layout and the modeling.

Andre, I have surstromming it once and it was revolting to put it kindly. I should have been warned by the smell and the fact that my friends cat wouldn't come near the opened can.

Håkan

Edited by - masonamerican on 09/01/2018 5:05:19 PM
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deemery
Fireman

USA
8265 Posts

Posted - 09/01/2018 :  5:17:24 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I thought about a mining theme for my new railroad. It would be for the two ores for administratum (http://www.anvari.org/fun/Job/Administratum:_A_Chemical_Analysis.html ) - blue collarite and white collarite :-) :-)

dave

Modeling 1890s (because the voices in my head told me to)
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LynnB
Fireman

Canada
2365 Posts

Posted - 09/05/2018 :  10:42:06 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
So much great progress since my last visit.
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masonamerican
Fireman

Sweden
1759 Posts

Posted - 09/26/2018 :  3:39:28 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by deemery

I thought about a mining theme for my new railroad. It would be for the two ores for administratum (http://www.anvari.org/fun/Job/Administratum:_A_Chemical_Analysis.html ) - blue collarite and white collarite :-) :-)

dave



That is a great idea

Thanks Lynn!

Sorry for missing the last posts from Dave and Lynn. I had my thread on email notice but it somehow have disappeared with several others notices. Perhaps due to an update to the site. I'm very grateful and happy for you that follows and posts on my thread!
I have made some progress on the mine which I'll post later this week.


Håkan

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masonamerican
Fireman

Sweden
1759 Posts

Posted - 09/30/2018 :  2:13:04 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi Guys,
tuff to get modeling time at the moment. But there has against all odds been some progress on the Bess mine. I have finished the deck and added detailing with railings, stairs, wood pile, derrick among other things. Below are some photos on how it looks so far. Next is more population (workers), mine carts, weathering and details.


The derrick is scratchbuilt with parts from a Tichy kit


Old Bess herself. At the moment using the “force” to pull the mine cart.

The boss. At the moment he is on his own but will soon have company.

Cabin interior


Håkan
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railman28
Fireman

USA
5551 Posts

Posted - 09/30/2018 :  2:59:48 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
That mine is coming out great. really like the details.

It's only make-believe
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ekul24
New Hire

New Zealand
39 Posts

Posted - 09/30/2018 :  4:13:18 PM  Show Profile  Send ekul24 an AOL message  Reply with Quote
I've really been enjoying watching this scene come together Håkan. Well done its looking really good.

Luke Blackbeard

http://thoroughfaregaprailroad.blogspot.co.nz/
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masonamerican
Fireman

Sweden
1759 Posts

Posted - 10/01/2018 :  2:37:22 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks Bob and Luke! I’m happy you lke the scene.

Håkan
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Michael Hohn
Fireman

USA
6120 Posts

Posted - 10/06/2018 :  9:55:20 PM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Håkan,

I think you struck gold with your mining scene. Excellent modeling. I particularly like the contrast between the very narrow gauge of the mine track and the standard gauge track.

Mike

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Nobody living can ever stop me, as I go walking that freedom highway -- Woody Guthrie
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tharbin
New Hire

USA
47 Posts

Posted - 10/07/2018 :  12:19:51 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Håkan,


I haven't commented on your thread before (I've only been a member of the forum a couple of months now) but I have been reading your thread from the beginning. I only subscribe to a few threads and yours is one of them.

Not only are your scenes and your equipment beautifully done but they seem to have a precision and a quality to them that you don't often see. They are almost like the feeling you get from a fine piece of hand-crafted furniture. True craftsmanship.

I just wanted to say hello and thank you for sharing your model railroading with us. This mine scene is just superb.

Tom - blog: https://trainblog.tharbin.com

Edited by - tharbin on 10/07/2018 12:21:22 PM
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