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OK Hogger
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Posted - 12/16/2018 :  07:39:42 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Fantastic modeling. Simply exquisite.

Andre



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Michael Hohn
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Posted - 12/16/2018 :  08:05:37 AM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote


“Photos are great seeing things that look odd.”

That’s why you have to PICK the good photos and AXE the ones with odd bits.

In any case, I like your new photos: they show off your dramatic scenery and the mine clinging to the mountainside.

Mike


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

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Carl B
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Posted - 12/16/2018 :  09:03:45 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Excellent work!


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Frank Palmer
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Posted - 12/16/2018 :  09:47:24 AM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
WOW!


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Pennman
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Posted - 12/16/2018 :  09:50:37 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi Håkan, sorry I have not commented in awhile, I have been kept busy doing 1:1 projects and enjoying retirement.
Your railway is simply amazing and magnificent.
It is coming along very nicely with each new segment. Do you have any overall views of the entire layout that you could share with us?

Rich



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Bernd
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Posted - 12/16/2018 :  11:19:00 AM  Show Profile  Visit Bernd's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Hi Håkan,

I've popped in once in a while to watch the progress. The Bess Mine scene is beautiful.

Nobody has asked this question yet, so I have to ask. How did they get the horse up there?

Bernd



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Bill Gill
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Posted - 12/16/2018 :  11:34:33 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Nobody has asked this question yet, so I have to ask. How did they get the horse up there? Bernd
I think horses can climb UP stairs, if not, there's the crane. :)



Edited by - Bill Gill on 12/16/2018 11:39:29 AM

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Bernd
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Posted - 12/16/2018 :  1:40:54 PM  Show Profile  Visit Bernd's Homepage  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Bill Gill

Nobody has asked this question yet, so I have to ask. How did they get the horse up there? Bernd
I think horses can climb UP stairs, if not, there's the crane. :)



I was thinking the same. Let's see how Håkan will explain it.

Bernd



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deemery
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Posted - 12/16/2018 :  2:43:33 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I'm pretty sure mules & burros can climb stairs (if there's not too much rise to them.)

dave


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

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railman28
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Posted - 12/16/2018 :  3:17:10 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Many mines had multiple portals. Maybe, this portal was a side shaft to be convenient to the railroad?

It's only make-believe

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masonamerican
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Posted - 12/16/2018 :  4:25:29 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks Andre, Mike, Carl, Frank, Rich, Bernd, Bill, Dave and Bob for the interest and the kind words!

Rich I’ll take some more photos as soon as I can.

Bernd and Bill, not sure how they did it. I think the lifted her up using the gantry .
https://www.lassco.co.uk/lassco-news/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2015/10/HorseinSling.jpg

Happy modeling!
Håkan



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Hawghead
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Posted - 12/23/2018 :  2:42:48 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Håkan,

Beautiful work on the layout, I've gone through the whole thread and your work is fantastic. Several pages back there was reference made to Jack Works trees. I've searched the internet and can't find anything on them. Any chance you have a link to info about them or the method?

Thanks and again outstanding work.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year,
Scott


If you can't make it perfect, make it adjustable.

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ocalicreek
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Posted - 12/23/2018 :  7:40:26 PM  Show Profile  Visit ocalicreek's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Hakan,

What a great, compact little scene. It feels complete with all the relevant details in place. Thank you also for showing the smaller scene in the larger context.

Galen


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masonamerican
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Posted - 12/24/2018 :  03:54:47 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thank you Scott and Galen for the kind words.

Scott, the pine trees was made through a method devised by the renowned modeler Jack Work. He was very active in Model Railroader in the 1960s. I don't know if he was the first with this method but I think it became more widespread after his articles. I have trouble finding any links myself. Basically it is tapering a wooden balsa dowel and adding bark detail. Then color it a brown bark color. Drill holes for branches which are made by sticking small twigs of fern or caspia into the holes. Here is a good description:
http://cs.trains.com/mrr/f/11/t/69465.aspx

I hope it can be of help.

Happy modeling!
Håkan



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deemery
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Posted - 12/24/2018 :  08:57:25 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Jack Work was one of the big influences on me, I remember his articles in MR. He lived on Vancouver Island, and some of his models are in the BC Logging Museum in Duncan.

dave


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