"N"ewest warehouse project

Discussion in 'Scratchin' & Bashin'' started by Catt, Mar 31, 2003.

  1. Catt

    Catt Guest

    Been puttering around with this one for almost a month and still haven't got it done.




    The design is based on Nu-Line Structures tip-up warehouse but at a slightly lower price of (so far) $1.00.

    Will post more pics as progress progresses.:D
  2. Clerk

    Clerk Active Member

    That is just what I need.
  3. Lighthorseman

    Lighthorseman Active Member


    One thing that is just so great about N scale...look at all that spare real estate. That is going to be a superb scene, Catt. Can't wait for updates.:)
  4. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

    Neat looking building!
  5. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

    Looking real nice Catt.

  6. sumpter250

    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

    It's "N"ew, it's "N"eat, it's "N"ice, but it's "N"ot O"N"30????:D :D :D :D
    Lookin' good !!
  7. Catt

    Catt Guest

    Pete,the 0n30 is on a back burner for a little while.Those buildings will be of abit older style though.
  8. Sir_Prize

    Sir_Prize Member

    Then again that's standard with you.;) :D
  9. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

    Thats a reall good size facility Catt. Will keep the GVR busy too with JIT flow of goods
  10. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

    Very neat! Its a huge building, just like such warehoues are, but it doesn't overwhelm the scene! Hmmmmm, this N scale of which you speak is verrrry interesting. :)
  11. Catt

    Catt Guest

    Nuther pic,showing some progress.The base you see is the same plastic the building is made from.When done the base will measure 40" long by about 12" deep (at least that is the plan. :D By the way I now have $2.00 invested in this project.

  12. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

    You have been busy Catt. Looks great. Lots of room for those rigs to turn around and back to the doors. Tell us more about the tractor trailer and the other trailer please.
  13. Catt

    Catt Guest

    Couple more progress pics:D First one showing the start of the rooftop detailijg.


    This one showing some of the office area.


    Still lots to do,and notice no rail connection.
  14. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

    No rail connection as you say Catt but how many of those trailers end up being moved across the country by trains. There also could be a cross docking facility nearby to load goods onto a train.
    The setting looks good and gives the GVR a BUSY appearance.
  15. Catt

    Catt Guest

    Robin,I think that the trailers will be the chalenge in this project.They are going to be made from 3/4" square pine cut to the appropiate lengths (28',40' &48') the wheelsets will be small diameter dowling(unprocessed cardboard :D )
  16. CPRSD40-2

    CPRSD40-2 New Member

    Excellent job on the warehouse! What kind of plastic did you use for it? It must be cheep, if it has only cost $2.00 so far! I need a few warehouses like that on my layout.
  17. philip

    philip Guest

    Catt: That really turned out nice!

  18. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

    Hi Catt!
    Well, you just keep churnin' 'em out! :D :eek: :D
    You capture the look of the modern industry so well...particularly in the scale-size mass of these structures.
    I live just a couple of miles from a modern industrial area known as the Bluegrass Industrial Park, (served by the NS) & any of the structures you've built for the GVR would fit right in with all those massive plants & wharehouses!
    You've done an excellent job there!
    :cool: :cool: :cool:
  19. scoobyloven

    scoobyloven Member

    most of us n scaler would like to know what kind of plastic you use we all who model in n scale knows how hard it is to find what we want and when we do find it is is to high in price so we spend the money on that pice of rollong stock thats been calling our name for months "not picking on other scales but i worked in hoalso and things are more to come bye in bigger scales at a lower cost"
  20. Catt

    Catt Guest

    Scooby,I'm a member of the Riverbend Model Railroad club in Hudsonville.I've been getting the plastic from one of the guys there who reportedly bought a skid full of the stuff.It is aproximately 15" wide x 40" long and is about .060" thick. Biggest drawback is that it is black.

    Charlie,any chance you could get me some pics of some of the buildings in the Bluegrass Industrial park?

    By the way folks thanks for all the nice words.

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