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bparrish

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Re: Paper Interiors
« Reply #15 on: February 22, 2020, 02:40:39 AM »
The light bulbs arrived today from Miniatronics.  Their shipping times are great.

So here is the building located but not quite planted.  Three views of the interior and the street clutter.






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Re: Paper Interiors
« Reply #16 on: February 22, 2020, 07:48:22 AM »

Bob,


Great thread and beautiful modeling!
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Re: Paper Interiors
« Reply #17 on: February 23, 2020, 02:34:07 AM »
OK.... here is the last punishment you will need to take on this thread.  I got the last of the store fronts done today.  This is in a Walther's cornerstone merchant's row structure.   The backgrounds are paper prints with a few plastic castings from really old Model Power structures  that I acquired in some distant lifetime.

With this you will also get a hint of my pursuit of local history



Below is Metzger's Meats.  This was a real company in Boise in the early 20th Century.





Next is Moon's Cafe.......... which still exists but under different management.  I knew Ted Moon in the 1980's when he ran the place and was the grandson of the founder.



Then there is McLeod and Geigel Clothing and Tailors.  The mannequins in the window are figures that I cut off the heads and arms and legs to get just the clothing part.  Disclaimer....... no real persons were hurt in the creation of this store front ! ! !




Next is Baldo's Barber shop that was in the Hyde Park district of Boise and just closed recently with the death of Baldo.  He was a Basque gent who was a local icon.


The last is A.W. Scheibe Produce Company.  This is the only business that is not prototypical on the railroad.  This is the company that my grandfather ran in Chicago in the 20's and 30's.  He went to work for Alfred Scheibe in 1896 as a newly arrived immigrant from Greece.  In the 20's he acquired the business and because of reputation and concern for the founder.........never changed the name.  He lost the company due to repercussions of the depression in 1935 but then worked another twenty years for the take over company who also never changed the name.  I traveled to this store front on west Randolph Street for many years as a young person.  847 West Randolph Street in Chicago.  The store front is now a coffee shop.

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Re: Paper Interiors
« Reply #18 on: February 23, 2020, 09:16:49 AM »
Very nice display of models.  You seem to do very interesting models.


Great job Bob.


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Re: Paper Interiors
« Reply #19 on: February 26, 2020, 04:31:40 PM »
Very nice Bob.  Some new ideas to try.  This is what the forum is all about.
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Re: Paper Interiors
« Reply #20 on: February 26, 2020, 05:47:55 PM »
Thank you ... all...

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Re: Paper Interiors
« Reply #21 on: February 27, 2020, 05:59:02 AM »
Love to see all those interiors, Not going to do many in N-scale , but your work encourages me to do interiors in H0.
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Re: Paper Interiors
« Reply #22 on: February 27, 2020, 07:15:40 AM »
Nice work on the interiors.  Really make a difference. 


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Re: Paper Interiors
« Reply #23 on: February 27, 2020, 08:13:43 AM »
Really nice work Bob.  The interiors really make the scene come to life. I was at the Henry Ford Museum last week and took some pictures of their gas station, general store, and a few other, displays, that I think might work for your technique.



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Re: Paper Interiors
« Reply #24 on: February 27, 2020, 06:46:11 PM »
I got asked to do a clinic on making them up at the division meet next month.

They really  are easy.  It takes longer to convert clear plastic windows to glass than the actual interior.

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