Railroad Line Forums
Railroad Line Forums
Username:
Password:
Save Password


Register
Forgot Password?
  Home   Forums   Events Calendar   Sponsors   Support the RRLine   Guestbook   FAQ     Register
Active Topics | Active Polls | Resources | Members | Online Users | Live Chat | Avatar Legend | Search | Statistics
Photo Album | File Lister | File Library
[ Active Members: 2 | Anonymous Members: 0 | Guests: 108 ]  [ Total: 110 ]  [ Newest Member: bogeycat99 ]
Mini Reef Forums
 Site Portal
 Top Posters
 Usernames: Posts: 
Dutchman30062
MikeC21584
Rick21490
Frederic Testard17638
desertdrover17621
 Events Calendar  

There are no events for this date.

Previous Month   October 2017   Next Month
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31
Upcoming Events
  • There are no Upcoming Events.
Recent Events
 Random Quote
 Site News
Some Detail Castings of Mine
Posted by adrian_batey On 10/17/2017 At 7:45:53 PM
Have been working away on masters over the past year and doing some casting. Here are some samples of the finished castings after undercoat.

Castings are HO and masters are made using styrene, strip wood, watch gears, brass tube and rod.

I still have a few air bubbles in the resin but think they are nice enough to be painted up and added to scenes.

Disney Crane Photo
Posted by darrylhuffman On 10/17/2017 At 02:24:02 AM
While standing in line at Big Thunder Mountain, I took this photo of a small, easy to build crane or hoist.

It would make a nice little detail on a model.
Ben Thresher's Mill
Posted by CVSNE On 10/16/2017 At 10:43:28 AM
We’ve moved into a temporary apartment until our new house is completed. I managed to claim a corner of the dining area to set up my modeling desk, and brought along several half finished projects that I hope to get completed prior to the early spring. One of these is this mill building. These are the preproduction parts for a kit based on a building commonly called Ben Thresher’s Mill, For more details on the prototype, see the Historic American Buildings Survey web site – (https://www.loc.gov/item/vt0013/) or search You Tube for a PBS documentary made about the mill several decades ago.
I plan to build this onto a diorama base that incorporates the damn, river, etc…that can eventually be incorporated into my new railroad. The one thing I don’t think I’m going to include on the diorama are any tracks – simply because I have no idea where to place them.
Incorporating a water-powered mill into a scene is a bit of a chicken/egg process. You have to have some of the building done before starting the scenery, but you can't get too far along on the building since you have to plant it into the scenery. Essentially, the structure is such a part of the landscape that it's essentially a hill or rock or some other scenic feature…hopefully with square walls!
A "European Christmas" Diorama Build Thread
Posted by Carl B On 10/15/2017 At 06:43:21 AM
See the next post.
Steam Nut's 1.5" Scale PRR Switcher
Posted by Dutchman On 10/14/2017 At 2:55:04 PM
Here is a pair of shots of Bruce's beautiful model in the Contest Room at the MER Convention in Harrisburg, PA. Kudos to Bruce for his willingness to cart this brute down here for all of us to drool over.





ITLA Builds - Sherwin Williams & Yaletowne Fab
Posted by wrongsideofthetracks On 10/13/2017 At 10:49:01 AM
Hi Everyone...

Here are a some shots of some recent builds I am finishing up on for my own layout. These two are being used as background shallow depth buildings up against my back drop. They were fun builds. Both are nearing completion - at around 90% and will be soon added to my layout.

HO Scale - Sherwin Williams Building: This is the left over buildings from the ITLA (Imagine That Laser Art) Coopers kit. I had used the other building to build out the Pep Boys Auto Parts building I had previously posted. Building is pretty much stock, and just added a number of additional details, signage and some castings. Nothing too complex or fancy at all. I really like the Coopers kit - 3 buildings and you can really do a lot with the kit parts. I chose to make these separate builds. Happy with how this one turned out.

HO Scale - Yaletown Fabrication: This is another ITLA kit, well actually tow kits combined together. It is the "D Building" flat background kit, and I joined two of them together to double up the size of this building. Again, really happy with the kit and look of it. I added a variety more details and some custom signage to build it out. Still a bit more to add, but like the look of it. Pretty shallow building, so fits great against the backdrop. The build was too wide to fit into my Photobooth and I don't really know how to stitch the picture together, so have posted pictures of both sides.

Here are the pictures from my two recent builds:











 News Letter
 Join The Newsletter
  Your Email Address:  Subscribe  Unsubscribe
Google
 Our Sponser


Maintains & Hosts our Site
 Guestbook
There are 141 signatures
Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 |
 Posted By: Mary Ann Murphy Colegrove 
Trying to find Dan S to make sure he knows about our 20th H.S. reunion in Marcellus on July 7th week-end. I goggled the name and found it on this site. Dan if you can reach out to colegroves@adelphia.net to make sure we have your new mailing address, I would appreciate it. Thanks, MAC
Signed: 1/24/2007 8:34:02 PM
 Posted By: Larry Stewart 
I enjoy taking photos of Trains
Larry Stewart from Tacoma
Signed: 1/17/2007 12:24:24 AM
 Posted By: Jim Oakleaf 
Hello - I have registered twice for the Forum in the last 2 weeks, but never have received a confirmation email.
What is the turnaround time for a confirmation? Thanks
Signed: 12/15/2006 11:43:21 PM
 Posted By: Don Brimmer 
What I have seen on this site is great. I would like to join, but privacy notice keeps kicking back to same page and will not go to register. I am in N Scale
Signed: 11/30/2006 11:02:47 PM
 Posted By: Richard Leff 
I am in the Northridge area. My Pike the "Panorama Pacific" is an HO guage layout approx 600 sq ft.

I would like to meet people in my area who live in thew S.F. Valley

Richard
Signed: 10/25/2006 10:00:03 PM
 Posted By: shadetreekid 
I'm new to the group. I live in Ottawa, Canada, and I model in HO. I'm in the process of completing my layout, and hope to begin operating sessions early in the new year.
Signed: 10/17/2006 3:42:01 PM
 Posted By: Kent Woodward 
Nice site. Building a layout for our shop.Can't beleave the detail thats been achieved on the equipment.
Signed: 9/7/2006 12:23:00 PM
 Posted By: Shirley Hansen-Gibson 

Nice work Mr. Johnson. You have a great Hobby.
Mom Gibson
Signed: 8/17/2006 3:24:15 PM
 Posted By: donellis 
I TRIED TO REGISTER BUT IM TOO STUPID I GUESS . COMPUTERS AND MODEL RR ARE NEW TO ME I MODEL IN HO AND NEED TO KNOW SOME TECHS ON WEIGHTING LOGS ON KADEE DISCONNECTS. NO PLACE TO HIDE WEIGHTS BUT INSIDE THE LOGS.
Signed: 8/9/2006 3:14:28 PM
 Posted By: bbags 
Thanks Joe
I think I am going to like this guestbook much better.
John
Signed: 4/13/2006 4:03:20 PM
Sign it  | View it
Railroad Line Forums © 2000-17 Railroad Line Co. Go To Top Of Page
Steam was generated in 1.53 seconds. Powered By: Snitz Forums 2000