Tuesday 26 March 2024

Stone Shed

Appears some talk is happening at the tail end of the local passenger train. 
I found this old slide from 1984 that I took of my HOn30" scene which included a Hopper Line kit. More on this structure is on my WRD blog. It is a wood and cast plaster kit. The end walls are stone, front and rear wall wood strips that need to be assembled into a wall and door. It came with Campbell metal roofing which I etched and painted a rust color. I was just using india ink and alcohol at that time which would be seen on the stones. The rest would be washes of Floquil paints and stains. Back then I had a few different shades of Floquil stains which I really liked using....George Dutka 

Friday 15 March 2024

Maine Two Footer - Photos

Some of my Maine narrow gauge photos I purchased a number of years ago at an Ontario Narrow Gauge Show.
I don't recall why I took this photo that I recently found while sorting through some of my photo files. I thought I would share it with you today...George Dutka

Monday 11 March 2024

Peter Mumby's On30" Module

How time fly's by. I took this photo in 2015 of Peter Mumby's On30" engines on his yard module.
I am not sure if I showed you this photo before but Peter and I were fooling around with his On30" module which attaches to mine a few years back taking photos of his equipment. I was using my pocket Canon digital camera set on the rails while Peter held up a cloud background. I kind of like how this one turned out...George Dutka