PHOTO FUN week of 3/3/07

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  1. UP SD40-2

    UP SD40-2 Senior Member

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  2. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

    SWEET pics Deano!!:thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  3. spankybird

    spankybird OTTS Founder

    "I wish I had me a Mercury, a '49 Mercury"

    :thumb: :wave:
  4. chessie4155

    chessie4155 Active Member

    Great pics you guys. keep em comin.:thumb:
    Here's a couple 2 or 3 of mine for this week.
    1. Eastbound 96 at Scottsburg.
    2. Something Old ...Something New...
    3. Purple Safety Caboose B&O C3718 on WB 97

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  5. Ralph

    Ralph's for fun!

    Cool shots everyone! This time I have a picture of action at the Cargill plant now being serviced by the KP&W. After I took this pic I lowered that awning over the covered hopper on the right. Didn't realize I had placed it so high . Funny how photos provide a more objective view! :)

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  6. TruckLover

    TruckLover Mack CH613 & 53' Trailer

    Chessie, I like that first pic, that looks so cool

    Great pics guys, keep it up :thumb: :thumb:
  7. johntealn30

    johntealn30 New Member


    Nice pics every one,

    Thought I share a video log of this week, If your on other forums you may have seen the link already its hosted on YouTube and this is the direct link (click here)

    RJR Branch Line
  8. chessie4155

    chessie4155 Active Member

    Thanks TruckLover..I was surprised that it turned out as well as it did. I wasn't for sure I could get the depth of field.
  9. Nazgul

    Nazgul Active Member

    Great pics everybody!!!:thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
    Deano...I like them all, but I think that FM is my favorite:)
    Mark...outstanding work as usual (I love the engines in the second pic):)

    I am working on a new section of the layout so I hope to have pics from a new area soon....until then I have to go with what I got......

    Tunnel Vision:
  10. Herc Driver

    Herc Driver Active Member

    CSX B23/30-7 Making the rounds

    New to the Ballantyne Sub, 5542 drags a Trinity Hopper past the old factory.

    (As an aside...I just got this Bachmann diesel yesterday and started to fix the "stock" paint scheme to match the prototypical and weathered the trucks, fuel tanks, front and rear couplers. Hand rails were painted yellow, foot tread edges too with as steady hand as I could manage. I still need to move the horns to the leading edge of the cab, and add two lights either side of the railing, and MU hoses. I want to make sun shades as well. But my biggest project I hope to scratch build is adding a small snow plow. I know BLMA makes one in pewter - but I'd like to try and build one with styrene. If I can do it, a Bachmann GP60 needs a large snow plow too. Wonder why of all design considerations, Bachmann chooses not to model a snow plow?) Anyone found a good Nscale wire gauge that makes hoses and can be painted? I'm thinking of using a click-pen spring cut to the right size. It would already have a bend to it, but might be a bit too thick for scale.

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  11. Catt

    Catt Guest

    Herc,how does that puppy run? It certainly doesn't look bad.I've been thinking of getting a couple of them if they run half way decent.
  12. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

    Nice looking locos!

    That is great set of cars and figures you have there!

    Nice shots! I really like the B&O covered wagon along the Chessie unit.

    Nice looking hoppers!

    Great looking units and scenery!

    Cool looking unit!
  13. Herc Driver

    Herc Driver Active Member

    Catt - I'm sorry to say I haven't even put power to it yet. Just caught enough sunlight for what I'd hoped would have been an interesting picture. The price is great ($42 at my LHS). If it's anything like the other Bachmann diesels and Spectrum's I have, I'm guessing it will be a strong puller - but noisey. I picked up a Bachmann Southern H16-44 too and haven't run it yet either. Too many other projects going on this weekend. But I will run it tomorrow I hope and will let you know.
  14. TomPM

    TomPM Another Fried Egg Fan

    I did not get to run any trains but here a couple of shots of the what I was working on this past week until I ran out of trees.



  15. chessie4155

    chessie4155 Active Member

    Nazgul, Cool shot of the "Tunnel Vision" :thumb:
    TomPM. WOW! That looks great. Nice work.:thumb:
  16. Chessie6459

    Chessie6459 Gauge Oldtimer

    Great Pictures Everyone.:thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  17. MadHatter

    MadHatter Charging at full tilt.

    :eek: Herc Driver, I took a quick look and almost thought I was looking @ the real thing!!

    Deano, is that a P2k E6?, does it have sound etc.?
  18. Michrails

    Michrails New Member

    Awesome job with the trees, Tom. I'm new on the site and am wow'd by the input of everyone. Just retired,( at 51 :thumb: ) and anxious to get started with a new layout ! Will be looking forward to talking to and using advice from everyone.
  19. Nazgul

    Nazgul Active Member

    Herc...That may be the best pic I have seen of your work!!!:thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
    All of your pictures are exceptional but I will now have to go to your gallery to make sure;)....
    Tom...outstanding work on that section:thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: ...I'm always taking notes when when I see how you do things!.....keep it up!!!!!
  20. Herc Driver

    Herc Driver Active Member

    Tom - WOW! Awesome tree work. I love the diversity and random-ness of the whole scene.
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