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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #510 on: January 14, 2020, 07:28:06 AM »
Here is a photograph of the work that is going on in the future site of the town of Sellios.  I'm raising the mainline through town by 3/4 of inch. I'm also creating some negative elevation change by cutting through the benchwork from my original layout. The river bed has been lowered by 1 1/2 inches. A water tight base board will be attached underneath to form the riverbed.  I will be able to have elevation changes throughout the town of 6 1/2 inches.  I think it's going to make things a lot more interesting. Each of the 3/4 inch plywood building site bases that you see is removable, so it can go to the workbench for construction. The elevation can be adjusted by shims resting on the original layout benchwork you see along the bank of the riverbed. As the design progresses, I will post some of the pictures I have marked up on my iPad.  I think I enjoy the design aspect of this as much as the build.


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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #511 on: January 14, 2020, 07:38:41 AM »
John,

The town of Sellios will be interesting with the elevation changes. The raised roadbed is a great idea and change. Great stuff here my friend.

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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #512 on: January 14, 2020, 01:29:20 PM »
John,

The town of Sellios will be interesting with the elevation changes. The raised roadbed is a great idea and change. Great stuff here my friend.

Tom ;D


Tom


Thank you for following along and the kind words.  I'm really enjoying the design process.
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #513 on: January 14, 2020, 04:29:42 PM »
Really coming along nicely John!
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #514 on: January 15, 2020, 07:32:58 AM »
Really coming along nicely John!


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Thank you for the kind words and for following along. I hope to make some more progress, today.
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #515 on: January 16, 2020, 08:32:43 AM »
It's good to see the pictures back in this thread! I will try to post some updates later today.  It looks like Jimmy still has the gallery turned off so I will try posting directly and see if I can get good results. Stay tuned. Jimmy good luck in finding out what has been causing our data base problems.
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #516 on: January 16, 2020, 08:52:27 AM »
Yesterday, I completed the roofing process on the main structures for Swakhammers.



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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #517 on: January 16, 2020, 08:54:23 AM »
The post above is using my MacBook Pro - you have to click on the picture to see any detail. This is the reason I have always used the gallery to post my pictures.
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #518 on: January 16, 2020, 03:40:27 PM »
Nice roof John.
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #519 on: January 16, 2020, 04:38:03 PM »
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #520 on: January 16, 2020, 07:55:53 PM »
I have also been working on the mainline in the town of Sellios, getting ready to plant the wonderful Avram's build from Bob Butts.  Here are a few progress pictures.



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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #521 on: January 16, 2020, 07:57:20 PM »
The hole has been cut for the baseboard that Bob used.  Now I need to do some shimming to get the track at the correct level to match my new track level.



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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #522 on: January 16, 2020, 07:58:41 PM »
The plant location for Avram's.
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #523 on: January 16, 2020, 08:00:03 PM »
An overall view of the space that will become the town of Sellios.



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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 3) Started 7/27/19
« Reply #524 on: January 17, 2020, 09:14:17 AM »
John the pictures are great.


Nice job on that roof.


And the town of Sellios is shaping up nicely.


Looking forward to new developments in the town.  As always beautiful work.


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