Sunday 20 May 2018
|Jim Burchell's waterfront Gn15" scale layout.
|An overall view of this small G Scale layout.
|A lot of scratch-building is involved here.
|The oval has the train go through the main structure which gave me some ideas for a planned scene.
|One of the kit-bashed engines resting on the siding.
|The fish as small details one can find in the dollar store for G Scale.
|A really nice compact scene.
Tuesday 15 May 2018
|There are two in the package which builds two different versions.
|They were offered by Full Steam Ahead.
Saturday 12 May 2018
|The engine is just about finished. A few parts are still drying before addition to the model. It will be then ready for some weathering.
|The battery box at the rear might look better with a few wires running to the engine.
|A bit of Bragdon Powders and PanPastels adds to the final appearance.
|The silver parts seen on the model got a light coat of my rust weathering mix which is a steel wool pads stored in vinegar for months or years. Just brush it on.
Thursday 10 May 2018
|My finished single cylinder engine was a hand out years ago by Crow River Products. I believe they still sell this model.
|The assembly was straight forward. The photo and drawings really helped. The casting that are Pewter are pretty clean looking.
|Most of the engine was painted with Floquil signal red. The wood skids are done using Hunterline Creosote black.
Sunday 6 May 2018
|Some acrylic tube paints are used for the rust spots, while most of the weathering is done with Bragdon powders and PanPastels.
|Woodland Scenic figures are used for the fireman and engineman. They are a bit more modern than should be used but for now they seem to work.
Thursday 3 May 2018
|A German 3 ton truck receives a new box.
|An overall view of all the vehicles that have been converted from military models.
|Another conversion with some peeling paint.
|A US army car has been converted.
|A closer up look. Note the weathering.