Around the enginehouse

Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by Glen Haasdyk, Mar 24, 2006.

  1. Glen Haasdyk

    Glen Haasdyk Active Member

    This is the scratchbuilt enginehouse that I recently finished. It's a CPR design.


    And installed on the layout (I still need to paint and install the doors):
  2. CPR9100

    CPR9100 New Member

    Looks great Glen like to more of your stuff keeper up:thumb:

    Blind Bay BC. Canada
  3. Ralph

    Ralph's for fun!

    Cool Glen! I always admire structures with interior bracing and details. Nice work.
  4. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

    Looking real good!:thumb: :thumb:
  5. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

    :thumb: Love that interior shot.
  6. Glen Haasdyk

    Glen Haasdyk Active Member

    Thanks for the compliments, its a real encouragment to hear feedback from fellow modelers.

    Here's a few more shots of it's construction.

    This is the floor, I epoxied the track with ties to the styrene floor, thae added 1/4" square styrene tubing around the edges as a dam. The floor was then poured using soupy hydrocal so I would have a 'concrete' looking floor.

    Walls just after first paint color, the entire enginehouse was constructed out of styrene so I had my work cut out to make styrene look like wood. I scribed the backside of the siding to make it look like individual boards, then added the framing on top, using scale lumber styrene strip.
    the basic structure is assembled and I masked all the windows, doors and roof so I could airbrush it in Floquil tuscan.
  7. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

    Nice work. Looks really good.
  8. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

    Yeah, hey, I'm impressed.:thumb: Good work, thanks for the details.:wave:
  9. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

    Nice work, Glen!
    :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  10. Art67

    Art67 Member

    Looking great, Glen. Look forward to seeing the finished structure.
  11. doctorwayne

    doctorwayne Active Member

    You did a nice job, Glen. I like the shot of the interior showing the framing. It's also a very typical structure that was found on railroads all over North America, so it "looks right", no matter where you're from.


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