April 2005 contest

Discussion in 'Competitions & Challenges' started by ezdays, Apr 1, 2005.

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  1. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

    April's photo contest is going to be for any picture from your layout with a loco or rolling stock somewhere in the shot. Easy rules, the picture must be taken on your layout, module or diorama, and the picture must be take by you.

    A bonus for this month's contest winner. Not only do they get bragging rights, but their picture will appear on the next issue of the Gauge on-line magazine. Also, the top three vote getters pictures will go to the "winner's circle" album in the gallery.:thumb::thumb:

    With this in mind, you can link to a picture, but please don't just post the link if at all possible.

    Thanks, and good luck to you all.:wave::wave:
  2. trainworm

    trainworm Member

  3. CPRail

    CPRail Member

    A grain train passing a manifest on my layout. :D

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  4. Marxed

    Marxed Member


    my platform is plain flat green :D
  5. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

    Reposted 4/20/05
  6. CN1

    CN1 Active Member

    ALCO RS2 at St-Lambert crossing on my HO layout, the Bonaventure et Chambly. Life-Like Proto 1000 customed painted for SL&C shortline. Still need to come up with an Herald.

  7. Ray Marinaccio

    Ray Marinaccio Active Member

    Here's old #7 on the table ready for switching duty.

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  8. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

    Great Entries So Far Everyone :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  9. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

    Wow! Great stuff and it's only the second day. :thumb::thumb:

    Keep it up and it's gunna be another tough choice.:wave::wave:
  10. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

    I'm disqualified from the contest.
    But since I like entering the contests, here's mine.
    Central New England service facility, with retro paint C44-9W, and visiting power from the west. The paint on the -9 isn't the only thing left from the New Haven. A water tower and water stand are still standing, reminders of a Golden age.

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  11. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

    A passenger local crosses the Sumpter Run trestle on my old N scale layout, the Poor Fork RR & Mining Co.

    I scratchbuilt the trestle from styrene strip…

    I added the smoke & steam with Adobe Photoshop…


  12. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

    I really like the NH scheme on that C44 and I groan at any one who says, "It ain't prototypic!". Very cool.
  13. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

    Switching the Georgetown Sub

    A busy un-sung hero spending the late afternoon assembling a train for one of those boastful road engines to haul from city to city.
    The loco is an 0-6-0 and is HO. I don't have any of those HO LPBs to add to the scene yet.

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  14. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

    A pair of Geeps await assignment by the yard office.

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  15. trains1972

    trains1972 Member

    Here is a picture of my engines in their new roundhouse just finihsed building it.
  16. cobra

    cobra Member

    This is a picture of my HO coke oven battery , almost complete , as part of my Great Lakes Steel layout .There are scratchbuilt as well as kitbashed items here. The 44 tonner is pushing a loaded coal car over the dump grate of the conveyor .


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  17. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

    Ed that sure is a nice paint scheme and that C44-9W. :thumb: :thumb:
  18. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

    My module/layout acts as a catch-all for pending projects and my diorama is a bit overused, with your permission, I consider the club layout as part of my empire, if only to run my equipment on it ;)

    Cass Scenic Railway's Ol' #5 pulls in a bulkhead flat into Theirran's Lumber at Roundtop, WV as part of it's sporatic part time work when it's not hauling tourists.

    P.S. If you look carefully you'll see that, without a little help, this train ain't goin' nowhere anytime soon ;) .

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  19. interurban

    interurban Active Member

    A busy day on the traction line, but we dont worry about fuel cost`s or refueling :rolleyes: :rolleyes:

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  20. Bryant01

    Bryant01 New Member

    Here is one I took a few weeks back. SP Heavy Mountain (HO) pulling a tanker consist over Diablo Canyon. I added the smoke.
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