March 7 Weekly Photo Fun

Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by spankybird, Mar 7, 2008.

  1. lester perry

    lester perry Active Member

    chessie4155 I like the micky thompson on back of the red camaro. Kevin I love the second pic.Wait I cant do this individualy they all look great. by the way spankybird my wife is the office manager for large dental practice. I won't let her see your goodies.
  2. lester perry

    lester perry Active Member

    oh yeah almost forgot this
    I do occasionaly have passenger trains (will he kiss her?)
  3. radar

    radar Member

    I love it its pretty much plug n play and most of the instructions are on the back of the hand-held. 4 diget road numbers no problem just punch them in.
  4. Kevinkrey

    Kevinkrey Member

    More awesome shots everyone, I have one more, heres a shot of a row of pines I made, there are only a few bought trees, the rest a wood dowels with WS bushes glued on.

    Attached Files:

  5. chessie4155

    chessie4155 Active Member

    Les: Great shot:thumb:...I bet he gets slapped! :p
    Kevn: Nice looking trees :thumb:

    Conductor of Local 6611 waves to Headend crew on WB 95:
  6. tetters

    tetters Rail Spiking Fool!

    My first post in one of the weekly photo threads.


    CP Road Switcher # 8829 working the yard and making an Eastbound frieght train.
  7. jeffrey-wimberl

    jeffrey-wimberl Active Member

  8. Biased turkey

    Biased turkey Active Member

    Nice work everyone,
    jeffrey-wimberl, you are becoming really good with your camera.
    tetters, nice night shot, is it a GP7 CPR ? I'm modeling CNR ( in N scale ) but have1 CP9 CPR and 1 GP7 TH&B
    By the way, nice TH&B crane DoctorWayne

    chessie4155, nice shot, I like the way you frame the scene. Nice camera position
    lester perry, no need to look at the poster's name. The light on your layout is unique.

    EngineerKyle, great highly detailed depot

    I didn't do very much this week-end except filling my income tax formS, Here in Quebec we have both federal AND provincial separate forms to fill.
    I just tried some weathering with oil color


  9. jeffrey-wimberl

    jeffrey-wimberl Active Member

    GP50 MGRy 471 and GP38-2 GWWR 4099 in the shop at once.

  10. lester perry

    lester perry Active Member

  11. Glen Haasdyk

    Glen Haasdyk Active Member

    These weekend photo fun threads just keep getting better.


  12. lester perry

    lester perry Active Member

    I like your facia. you thought of the one thing most people forget including me. ELECTRIC. I have 3 outlets in my train building and they are hidden under the layout in the walls. it is a pain in the %#@$ when I need electric for working on layout. I have a long home made extention cord. Availble long cords are to heavy for my needs, makeing them hard to store.
  13. jeffrey-wimberl

    jeffrey-wimberl Active Member

  14. chessie4155

    chessie4155 Active Member

    Tailend of WB 95:
  15. DeckRoid

    DeckRoid Member

    Here is my latest batch of goodies that arrived last Thursday. The green caboose, the box car, there are 2 of those hoppers (They came 2 to a pack), and the 1955 Ford truck.

    As you can see in the background, I have added more trees to my layout. I am still in a mess about making the tunnel entrances. Reading all I can, but too scared to try.

    new stuff.jpg
  16. Kevinkrey

    Kevinkrey Member

    I hear you about the tunnel entrance I have a bridge that Im the same way about.

    But the layout is looking (and Im quoting Deano on this one) SLAP AWESOME!! What are you using for ground cover. I know its WS something, but what color(s) and is it all fine turf or corse turf or what?
  17. lester perry

    lester perry Active Member

    With the tunnel entrances just do it ,you can always tear it out and do it again
  18. DeckRoid

    DeckRoid Member

    As for the ground cover, well, its a missmash of two colors. First, I painted a light dirt brown color then sprinkled on WS Blended Foam Green and Fine Turf Burnt Grass. Later on, I plan on putting weeds (brown/yellow) along the roadway and putting "stuff" there as well. Broken twigs work nicely, and I have begun to experiment with other dead fall from well, fall.

    The dirt road is just sifted powdered dirt from out back. It's still wet in the pics from last night's fun time.

    And Les, I agree that if I don't like it I can rip it out, but I find it hard to start something daunting without at least seeing it done once. My club is about to build up an N scale roughly 12' x 6' and they plan on having clinics on scenics. I don't want to screw something up. Just nerves, I guess.

    Maybe that's why it took me 3 months to get my mountain built. I want to find something about tapering my mountain down to the ground level.

  19. jeffrey-wimberl

    jeffrey-wimberl Active Member

    Proto 2000 E7-A E6-B set
  20. chessie4155

    chessie4155 Active Member

    East meets West at Arthurville:

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