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 Posted: Fri Apr 22nd, 2016 04:52 am
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Thanks for the kind comments Woodie. I have enjoyed this Gn15ish stuff since returning to toy trains. I modeled NG in the 70s and early 8os. I tried On3, On2 and On30. I favored the Maine 2ft equipment but liked the mountains of Colorado scenery wise. A career in the Air Force kept me moving and always lacking the space to do anything special. I finally gave it all up with a growing family and other interests. After a 30year break a terminally ill friend ask me to take him to a train show and the bug bit again. Being a NG type I started with a small test layout in On30. Then discovered Gnine and Gn15 on the web. Not knowing what I wanted - I built four small display layouts (one each winter). That led to this layout.

Having found your two layouts online I have developed a real fondness for southwestern mountainous scenery and have always been a fan of the Shay locomotives. I still have a On3 US Hobbies 13 Ton with Grandt drive gauged to 2ft from the distant past. I have been reading up on the SC-PA&M. Really neat history etc. I have also been looking at lotsa 1/32 1/35 figures etc. The grass is always greener!

Pic from one of my display layouts....

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 Posted: Fri Apr 22nd, 2016 07:57 pm
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Neat Bob!

As you progress, please keep us ''in the loop'' even if it's point to point!

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Just worked my way through your thread-great stuff!



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Wonderful work Bob.

I was messing with my iPhone the other day and it has a panoramic feature which is excellent, might not work on a building scene though, light for one would be coming from different angles. I was just musing.



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Hi,

I just wanted to add my admiration for the skills so admirably displayed, thank you for sharing. Please described some of your techniques as I wish to learn.

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 Posted: Tue Apr 26th, 2016 03:42 am
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Working on another building to fill the area behind Scott's Metalworks. Plan was for it to look like the back of main street buildings as in the picture in post #70. Made with foamboard that has had the outside paper removed to leave a concrete/stuco type finish. The rest is made from cardstock. Need to finish windows, gutters and down spouts and then blend in scenery.

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Added windows treatment, gutters and down spouts. Blended in scenery. Paper plants need to be painted.

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Another experiment with background photo. This time in color and sized more appropriately.

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I need to try that background technique with one of Duane's photos. I should take a copy to the print shop next week when we are 'out'.



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Finished the first of many planned trees.

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