More layout progress Nov 19

Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by spitfire, Nov 19, 2007.

  1. spitfire

    spitfire Active Member

    I am very anxious to get working on my city, but before I do, I have to finish up the track that runs behind. This weekend I finished laying the second mainline, weathered both sets of track and began ballasting.

    Here's a shot of the completed section, the area to the right under scenic construction, and finally a roll-by, with a CN Mikado pulling a through freight. Looks like this is going to be a nice railfanning spot!

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  2. tetters

    tetters Rail Spiking Fool!

    Awesome! Things are really coming along there.
  3. Sarge_7

    Sarge_7 Member

    Nice job:thumb::thumb:
  4. bigsteel

    bigsteel Call me Mr.Tinkertrain

    nice job spit fire :thumb:,the area looks great :mrgreen: and the mikado is even better! great job.--josh
  5. spitfire

    spitfire Active Member

    Thanks for the comments!! :) :)

  6. nachoman

    nachoman Guest

    That tall grass looks fantastic. I like the scattered bushes and the variety of plant species.

  7. steamhead

    steamhead Active Member

    That sure is going to be a nice rail fanning spot..!! Good job..!!!
  8. Ralph

    Ralph's for fun!

    I really like that low angle third shot! It looks very realistic!
  9. spitfire

    spitfire Active Member

    Thanks guys! Kevin, the tall grass is from Scenic Express - it's grass matt and looks quite realistic, it comes in a few different heights and colours.

  10. brakie

    brakie Active Member

    Sweet! Very nice! :thumb:
  11. doctorwayne

    doctorwayne Active Member

    Lookin' good, Val! :thumb: Those grass mats look like they'd be just the thing for my trackside ditches. (If I ever get back to work on the layout) :rolleyes: I like the train, too. :-D

  12. spitfire

    spitfire Active Member

    Thanks Wayne - that's the BLI Mike with an added feedwater heater. Kinda needs a vestibule cab though, don'tcha think? :D :D

  13. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

    Val love the trees in the corner and the grass covered embankment :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:

    Well done, Trees look awesome!!!!!
  14. doctorwayne

    doctorwayne Active Member

    That's what I was thinkin', too. ;):yep:

  15. MilesWestern

    MilesWestern Active Member

    Totally awesome! cannot wait to see more! :)
  16. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

    Great stuff Val! :thumb:

    An all-weather cab would be a great addition, but you are very brave for cutting into a BLI...! ;) :D


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