October 03 Photo Contest -Archive

Discussion in 'Competitions & Challenges' started by shamus, Sep 29, 2003.

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  1. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

    Any Model Railroading photo of your choice. It must be YOUR own model railroad, please do not use photos from someone else's work.

    Same rules as always, only reply to entries.

    No questions please, if you need advice, post a new subject please.

    Contest will run for 21 days from today


  2. Mellow-Mike

    Mellow-Mike Member

    Guess I better enter this while I am still officially the owner (and artist). Unfortunately it's up for sale this week. Sorry about the cheesy foreground detracting from the overall realism. It's HO scale, by the way.


  3. spitfire

    spitfire Active Member

    Here's my entry, in keeping with the first shot from Mike - the first (and so far only) loco that I've weathered. The year is 1954 and this old switcher is about 8 months away from passing forever into history.


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  4. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

    Mike & Val,
    Great photos, great models, & fantastic weathering!
    :cool: :cool: :cool: :cool:

    Here's my entry...
    The R&L Wrecking Co's little plymouth switcher is busy working the scrapyard & foundry.

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  5. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

    Good entries so far folks. Going to be another tough one to judge.
    This old hard working MAT gp40 loco is switching at the J.Brown coal mine. The loco is certainly due for a re-paint in the new MAT colours

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  6. trainworm

    trainworm Member

    SP LIVES!!!!!

    well, even though i dont stand a chance next to Mellow-Mike, i'll enter one anyway.

    :D :D :D :D :D

    here is a shot of a Southern Pacific SD40M-2 that i custom painted and detailed crossing the small trestle over the dry creekbed on the photo module that i built.

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  7. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

    A local plastic bottle manufacturer is recieving a car of plastic pellets. In a couple of hours the car will be emptied into the one of the two silos.
    Hmmm....The paint job on that blue car looks awfully familiar.......

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  8. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

    Here is my try at this.

    A Western Maryland F7A sticks its nose out of the tunnel portal on the RLK&T.

  9. sumpter250

    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

    SHS&D 2-4-4-2 waits, short of the coal tower, for coal hoppers being dropped off by the standard gauge SM&CH.

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  10. jmarksbery

    jmarksbery Active Member

    Nice ones all

    Here Alco RS-3 #84 is picking up a boxcar.

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  11. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

    Thought I would post mine, before its too late .


  12. marty w.

    marty w. Member

    Here's a Erie FA1.

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  13. Central Missouri & Southern's old Shay #1 exits Tunnel #1 along Millers Creek.

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  14. interurban

    interurban Active Member

    Orange box car made safe for the night

    Evening shadows begin to fall as the operator and yard man chat about the days events.;)

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  15. RailRon

    RailRon Active Member

    Two EMD switchers at the point of a short cut of freight cars are roaring up the hill towards Trim Creek Yard. (A picture out of the Trim Creek Southern RR archives ;) )

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  16. I guess the picture didn't appear in my former message... I'll try again...

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  17. Ricardo Nortada

    Ricardo Nortada New Member

    My maquete is too small

    I have problems in not appearing windows or wall. I hope you like it.

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  18. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

    This is the completed 1:48 scale model of my grandfathers's blacksmith shop in Turin, Ioway. I posted less finished shots in the scratch and bash forum. If you saw that thread, you know this is my fathers birthday gift, so we have another fleeting entry; Saturday it will be his. Scratch built, and the wood was cut by me. Plans for this building are available in the academy.

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  19. Gary Pfeil

    Gary Pfeil Active Member

    Wow. Lots of great photos here. We could put ogether our own "Great Model Railroads" mag. I guess we have, haven't we? Heres my contribution, a couple of crew members chat before departing on their respective assignments.

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  20. roryglasgow

    roryglasgow Active Member

    Jon, my hat's off to you on that blacksmith shop! What a great gift!

    Below is a picture I posted before in the N/Z forum. I'm using this photo on a flyer that I'm hanging up around town asking for people who are intrested in starting an N-scale model railroad club in Huntsville.

    Copper Ridge Railway Consolidation (No. 3) crossing the bridge on the West Hill RR in my office:

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