Some of My Stuff

Discussion in 'Logging, Mining and Industrial Railroads' started by marc gast, Nov 29, 2003.

  1. marc gast

    marc gast Member

    Hey all you Logger Heads!!!,

    I finally got a chance start downloading some photos of my projects. This Class B is an MDC shay bashed to On30 (project for a gentleman in New Jersey). Project time on this was approximately 6 months. Cab is scratchbuilt, lots of extra wood here and there, brass pilot (yes, there were shays with this style of pilots, Westside had one). Enjoy. I will post some more photos of this one later today.


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  2. camelot

    camelot Member

    Love it , can't wait to see some more photos , particulary the gear side :D


  3. Clerk

    Clerk Active Member

    Great job Marc
  4. Lighthorseman

    Lighthorseman Active Member

    Can't Wait For More!

    Beautiful work! :)
  5. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

    Thats a brilliant piece of workmanship converting the MDC HO into 0n30. I like that a lot.
  6. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

    Sweet lokey, Marc!:thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
  7. Ralph

    Ralph's for fun!

    That's beautiful work!
  8. marc gast

    marc gast Member

    Thanks for the Kudos al!

    Here are a couple more views.

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  9. marc gast

    marc gast Member


    Here is another view of the shay. Next photos will be of a heisler and T-Boiler bash (Rivarossi and MDC to On30):D
    All three (3) of these engines were bashed for an gentleman in New Jersey. He models early Colorado logging and ore railroad, however, needed some input on a name. The Argentine Crippled & Southern depicts, the Argentine Central, Cripple Creek and Colorado Southern.
  10. marc gast

    marc gast Member

    Shay Photo

    Sorry guys,

    Not sure why the photo didn't appear. Must be the keyboard! LOL! Will try it again.


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  11. marc gast

    marc gast Member

    Class "A" T-Boiler

    HO MDC bash to On30, Class "A" T-Boiler Shay. Photos were taken before completion. Still had a few details to add such as the bell rope and also the cylinder covers.:eek:

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  12. marc gast

    marc gast Member

    Another "T" Shot

    Nope, I don't play golf!

    A shot of the boring side of the shay. Still needing the brake cylinder and firebox.

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  13. marc gast

    marc gast Member


    Photo 1 of the heisler.

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  14. marc gast

    marc gast Member

    NMRA 1st Place (NCR) 10/10/03

    This is a photo of my 1:20.3 scale water tank that place 1st in structures at the NCR NMRA convention this past October in Grand Rapaids, MI. It was also an honorable mention in the 2002 Finescale Water Tank Challenge. This puppy has over 500 hours of build/design time into it and 200 pieces of individually cut and distressed basswood. Based upon one of the water tanks for the Copper Canyon Lumber in Chemainus, British Columbia. I will be releasing this tank in kit form early next year in three scales; 1:20.3, 1/48, 1:87.:thumb:

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  15. marc gast

    marc gast Member

    1st Place Photograph

    This black & white photo of the water tank also placed 1st in the B&W segment of the Photo Contest at the NCR NMRA show.;)

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  16. marc gast

    marc gast Member


    This is a photo of my logging truck filling the radiator at the water tank. This photo placed 2nd in April 2003 MyLargeScale photo contest. Also, the log truck placed 1st in the motive power at the NMRA convention. I'll have more photos of the log truck later in the month. Most of these large scale items will also be posted on the scratchbuilding and large scale sections of the Gauge. I am also scratchbuilding 5 New Mexico Logging Company log cars in 1:20.3. I'll pop these photos online tomorrow.
    I hope I didn't put anyone to sleep with all the posts!:sleeping:

    Ahhhhhh, the photo didn't come up.
  17. Ray Marinaccio

    Ray Marinaccio Active Member

    Excellent work Marc.
    Feel free to post more. Please.
  18. marc gast

    marc gast Member

    One more try!


    Here is another try at posting the railtruck filling the radiator at the water tank.


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  19. Drew Toner

    Drew Toner Member

    Very nice !!

    Love the railtruck:D :D

    Now I guess I'll have to check the scratch building and large scale sections as well:thumb: :thumb:

  20. jon-monon

    jon-monon Active Member

    Hey Marc, I missed some of your later posts, those are some real sweet peas! I guess I :sleeping:'d :D I love the rail truck.:thumb: :thumb: :thumb:

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