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Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by Matthyro, Jan 2, 2002.

  1. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

    Sometimes it seems the layout is progressing slowly but that is part of the enjoyment. Tayside is coming together.
    In this picture is the lighthouse at the old fishing harbour with a freight train in the background. The lighthouse is scratchbuild based on a prototype in Nova Scotia.
    The next picture of the trackplan shows how much track I have completed. It is shown with the yellow highlighter.
    Lots still to do.
  2. roryglasgow

    roryglasgow Active Member

    Nice job on that lighthouse! How did you build the top portion? Is it plastic, wood or what?

  3. Catt

    Catt Guest

    Robin,your really making progress on the layout. :D That lighthouse looks great too.
  4. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

    Hi Robin, and a Happy New Year friend, like the look of the lighthouse and area around it, what lighting is in the LH, flashing or strobe.

  5. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

    Rory, the lighthouse is all wood other than the glassed in area for the light . I used a piece of hard plastic tube for the window.
    Shamus, the light came from Micro-Mark and was a Christmas gift. The light ramps up to bright, then ramps down again much like a real lighthouse does when the light turns.
    Now all I have to add is a foghorn!!!
  6. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

    That's a great looking structure Robin!
    I like the look of the whole scene, with keepers' quarters, etc...
    Very fine workmanship!

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