please need help on steel mill!!

Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by bigsteel, Dec 12, 2006.

  1. tomustang

    tomustang Has Entered.

    They are from last year :thumb: accidentally had the time/date stamp on when I took the beth steel set :cry:

    The railway is still in use, it's is NS line, there were some Dioxide tanks and centerflow hoppers sitting there when I took the pictures
  2. doctorwayne

    doctorwayne Active Member

    Note the unprototypical modelling on the second and third tracks from the right: they forgot to stagger the rail joiners. :eek: I wonder if they soldered feeders to every piece of rail? ;)

    Nice picture, Tom. :thumb:
  3. tomustang

    tomustang Has Entered.


    Since it's been about a year now what's your progress, do have a planned layout for the steel mill or at least partial?

    I have several hundreds of pictures of Bethlehem Steel and a map of what went where that is huge (looks like it was made in MSpaint) I can sift though the pics and post up what you need

    Thanks [​IMG]
  4. bigsteel

    bigsteel Call me Mr.Tinkertrain

    i do have a plan for my layout all ready to go but the room is in the middle of being remodeld for the layout.all these new stupid permits our county is passing suck! i have to have an inspection for everything i right at the momen ill be working on a 4 by 8 logging layout in my garage.ill post a plan of the layout in a minute :thumb:.--josh
  5. tomustang

    tomustang Has Entered.

    Cool, take your time :wave:
  6. bigsteel

    bigsteel Call me Mr.Tinkertrain

    hers the final plan,i made some changes afterwords though to increase yard space.comments appreciated.--josh

  7. doctorwayne

    doctorwayne Active Member

    I'm a bit behind in my magazine reading, but the October issue of Railroad Model Craftsman has a picture of a scratchbuilt operating rotary car dumper and an article on scratchbuilding Hulett unloaders, in N scale.

  8. Ralph

    Ralph's for fun!

    I have that issue with the Hulett unloaders, Wayne. I was so amazed by the cover photo I bought the magazine! Not that I have any intention of building any...that would take up some significant real estate, but what an impressive model!

    Josh, I like your plan with its divided scenes. Nice way to create two seperate areas of interest!

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