first pics

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by Harpo, Jun 14, 2006.

  1. Harpo

    Harpo Member

    Thought I'd finally get to posting a few pics of what I've been doing. The clapboard sided building is my first scratch building N gauge attempt, and also the first with styrene...which I really, really, really like working with. The building is all evergreen texture stuff, the windows & doors are Grant line. Structure is not quite completed..still needs gutters, downspouts, advertising, etc., but there it is. The other pics are my first trestle building attempts and first attempts with ground foam and such. Interestingly, the water photographed a whole lot better than it looked (about 10 coats of gloss medium over painted surface) but the next time I'll try epoxy resin, or something else. Great fun, but the entire railroad is going to be torn down and a new one started when I finally get out of the hospital in, hopefully, August.

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  2. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

    Looks good.
    Styrene is my favorite scratchbuilding medium also.
    Too bad you couldn't incorparate what you have into the new one, that looks real good.
  3. Ralph

    Ralph's for fun!

    Looks mighty fine to me! Neat trestle and I also like the concrete overpass. That Erie unit looks like its made for speed!
  4. umtrr-author

    umtrr-author Member

    Nice work. Thanks for sharing.

    I hope things go well for you and that you'll be back to the trains as soon as possible.
  5. csxengineer

    csxengineer Member


    Really, Really good!!
  6. jasbourre

    jasbourre Member

    I like what you have done, looks good.

    Any chance I can get a couple shot of the under pass for cars. I plan on doing one that goes under 3 rails.
  7. COX 47

    COX 47 Member

    Nice modeling you could of fooled me looks like you have been "scrathin" for years..lets see some more...Cox 47
  8. santafefan

    santafefan New Member

    Looking real good, only just started scenery on my layout, looks like a lot of fun.

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