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George D
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Posted - 01/10/2014 :  1:19:16 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
My project for the challenge is a small engine house. Last July, Frederic Testard posted a sketch he made of a small engine house he was planning for his So Martins de Rio Valbergue. Here's the site: http://www.railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=39027&whichpage=19



It was a real eye catcher and I started working on a set of drawings with the idea of building it some day. When Bruce announced the challenge, I PM'd Frederic and asked his permission to build it. He graciously said yes and I finished the drawings. I'm planning to use some commercial windows and doors as well as scratchbuilt ones. Here's an isometric drawing of the way I'm going to build it. It will be HO scale.





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dallas_m
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Posted - 01/10/2014 :  1:36:41 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Great idea!

Cheers,
Dallas

Chambers Gas & Oil -- structure build
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BigLars
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Posted - 01/10/2014 :  1:41:37 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Neat building, you building a critter to go inside as part if the challenge?


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Jan Kirkwood
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Posted - 01/10/2014 :  2:50:52 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
really nice, George.

Jan



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brownbr
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Posted - 01/10/2014 :  3:19:45 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Nice design


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desertdrover
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Posted - 01/10/2014 :  3:54:02 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Great looking shed George, you should get points just for the drawing. Nice idea!


Louis
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Ensign
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Posted - 01/10/2014 :  4:12:30 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
George,it looks like an interesting project & a interesting shed.
Best of luck with it!

Greg Shinnie



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quarryman
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Posted - 01/10/2014 :  5:09:24 PM  Show Profile  Visit quarryman's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Very nice, George.

Is this going to be a paper project?

I can only think of one improvement you could make .....

Mark


Mark Chase
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George D
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Posted - 01/10/2014 :  7:06:04 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks, guys. I think this will be fun.

Larry, no critter yet, but I have a Grandt line 25 ton loco that's begging me to build. Maybe after I finish it's house.

Mark, watch for the paper, and no it's not going to be On30.

George



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masonamerican
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Posted - 01/11/2014 :  03:21:34 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
This is going to be interesting George! Very nice CAD drawing.

Hkan



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mark_dalrymple
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Posted - 01/11/2014 :  05:21:54 AM  Show Profile  Send mark_dalrymple an AOL message  Reply with Quote
Very neat! I remember Frederic's drawing - I thought it looked familiar.

Cheers, Mark.



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Tyson Rayles
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Posted - 01/11/2014 :  07:24:57 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Neat building George and I agree that you should get points for that fine drawing!


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George D
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Posted - 01/11/2014 :  08:37:10 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks all. I almost have as much fun with making drawings as I do building the structures.

George



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JeffB
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Posted - 01/11/2014 :  08:41:12 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
That looks great George. I'll be following with interest.

Jeff Betcher



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wvrr
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Posted - 01/11/2014 :  09:17:57 AM  Show Profile  Visit wvrr's Homepage  Reply with Quote
A really nice drawing of it, George. Can't wait to see it come to life.

Chuck



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Mike Hamer
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Posted - 01/11/2014 :  09:29:23 AM  Show Profile  Visit Mike Hamer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
The rough sketch and the computer rendering are really nice, George. This structure will be a real winner! Looking forward to following along!

Mike Hamer
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