Out of a slump on the ACT RR

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by fifer, Oct 16, 2006.

  1. fifer

    fifer Active Member

    I finally got moving and out of my slump of no layout work.
    This is what I finished this weekend and will be placed on my center loop on the old NM Hwy 85 outside Kachina.





    Thanks for all of you guys inspiration!
  2. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

    That looks cool Mike. Great job:thumb: :thumb: and glad to hear you are getting going again:)
  3. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

    Sweet...that arrow reminds me of the one in front of Frontier Town in Ocean City, Md.:thumb:
  4. MilesWestern

    MilesWestern Active Member

    ....Frontier town in MARYLND?! Isn't the frontier..thataway? *points west* :confused:
  5. n2trains

    n2trains Member

    Nice! Reminds me of some vacations I've taken through the midwest. VERY well done, I particularly like the arrow.
  6. fifer

    fifer Active Member

    Thanks you guys . It was pretty easy as we have one like this outside town here., so I kinda stole the idea. I'll try to post some pictures after I get it mounted on the layout.
  7. Papa Bear

    Papa Bear Member

    That looks good, Mike. :thumb:
  8. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

    Looking good Mike, glad to hear you are back at it.
  9. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

    That's neat looking! I've always liked road side art like that big arrow.
  10. Clerk

    Clerk Active Member

    :wave: :wave: Wow Fifer. That looks great :thumb: :thumb:
  11. wickman

    wickman Member

    Nice job Mike :wave:
  12. fifer

    fifer Active Member

    Thanks for all the kind words, They can sure keep one going.
    I have yet to mount it but will post pictures.

    :) :) :) bounce7
  13. fifer

    fifer Active Member

    I finally got the tourist trap in place.




    Let me know what you think. I am not that happy with it but don't know what it needs.

  14. 2-8-2

    2-8-2 Member

    Looks pretty cool! :thumb:

    As for what's missing...the Mrs. and I think it needs some trees or landscaping.
  15. Herc Driver

    Herc Driver Active Member

    That looks great...but you think something's missing???

    Here's some suggestions...maybe an old telephone pole in front of the store to stop cars from pulling up too close, or outdoor signs or a bill board advertising the place. How about a telephone booth in the parking lot off to one side? Dogs...needs dogs running around.
  16. Triplex

    Triplex Active Member

    I love the false fronts on the side. They're so kitschy...
    And that's the second-biggest arrow I've ever seen.
  17. Papa Bear

    Papa Bear Member

    I think it looks pretty good, Mike. You might add some more cars and people, maybe a tepee or wooden Indian out front.
  18. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

    If you are still feeling like it needs something I'm with Herc about adding more signs...perhaps some advertising items for sale or the wonders of some weird attraction?
  19. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

    Looks Great.:thumb: :thumb: :thumb:

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