scratchbuilt HO C&O cabeese

Discussion in 'Scratchin' & Bashin'' started by sumpter250, May 23, 2002.

  1. sumpter250

    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

    I needed these in a hurry, so did the pair in four (long) evenings.
    They're done in evergreen styrene, with brass handrails and grabs. Kadee wheelsets in tichy caboose truck frames. Had to wait an extra day to let the paint dry before lettering, but they ran sunday morning at the train show, in a mainline way freight of about forty cars.

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  2. sumpter250

    sumpter250 multiscale modelbuilder

    Here's an end shot.

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  3. Catt

    Catt Guest

    Very impressive:D
  4. Drew1125

    Drew1125 Active Member

    That is some really fine workmanship, my friend!
    I can only hope that someday I'll be able to attain half that much skill!
    And you always back up your model trains with that drop-dead gorgeous scenery...
    You've nearly rendered me speechless!
    (& my wife will tell you, that, in itself, is quite an accomplishment! :D )
  5. kettlestack

    kettlestack Member

    Sumpter, What can I say? You are in a class by yourself!!

    Among other things, I'm looking at your ladders! You're driving me droolingly demented! But me being a massochist, I want to see more, and more and more. You're a whizz sir.

  6. Bill Stone

    Bill Stone Member

    Excellent, Sumpter.

    Now THIS is what we mean by MODEL railroading.

    Bill S
  7. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

    Thats some very fine modelling my friend, and I love the paint job. Photography is also excellent. Keep it up friend.

  8. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

    Now thats a pretty pair if I ever saw one! Great workmanship sumpter250. For those of us that love cabeeses these two are great examples.
  9. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

    Excellent! Now if they only were lettered for the Southern or L&N :D :D :D

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