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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 2) Started 2/25/17
« Reply #1065 on: December 07, 2017, 04:56:40 PM »
John,

Just getting caught up on this thread. Holy cow you've been a very busy little boy. It looks great with all the FSM builds going on at one time. You are more brave than me. I'd have all the walls and casting in one big pile.

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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 2) Started 2/25/17
« Reply #1066 on: December 08, 2017, 09:31:56 AM »
Looks like great progress.


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Thanks - I keep working at it.
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 2) Started 2/25/17
« Reply #1067 on: December 08, 2017, 09:36:02 AM »
John,

Just getting caught up on this thread. Holy cow you've been a very busy little boy. It looks great with all the FSM builds going on at one time. You are more brave than me. I'd have all the walls and casting in one big pile.

Tom ;D


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Thanks for stopping by the thread.  Yes, I've been spending as much time as possible in the train room.  I like having multiple builds going but I always seem to reach a point where I should be doing the same task on all the builds at the same time - like painting castings. So they do end up in one big pile.
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 2) Started 2/25/17
« Reply #1068 on: December 08, 2017, 11:43:22 AM »
Todays, projects.  Laying out the walls for the roof sheds on my Locomotive Works project.






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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 2) Started 2/25/17
« Reply #1069 on: December 08, 2017, 11:48:14 AM »
And, assembling and painting a wheel grinding machine.


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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 2) Started 2/25/17
« Reply #1070 on: December 08, 2017, 09:51:17 PM »
I finished the second round of filling and smoothing the walls for the Locomotive Works.  A couple more rounds and I think it will be ready for the primer.  I also cut the holes for the locomotive inspection pits.


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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 2) Started 2/25/17
« Reply #1071 on: December 08, 2017, 09:54:00 PM »
To transfer the inspection pit holes from the gator phone base to the plywood base, I moved the structure to the layout. Here are a few pictures of how it looks in location at this point.


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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 2) Started 2/25/17
« Reply #1072 on: December 08, 2017, 11:00:02 PM »



I will be glad to get all the patchwork covered up with a good coat of primer
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 2) Started 2/25/17
« Reply #1073 on: December 08, 2017, 11:02:12 PM »
Here is a picture of the inside.  I'm playing with the idea of having a brick floor on the repair pit side of the building and a wood floor on the machine shop side.




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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 2) Started 2/25/17
« Reply #1074 on: December 11, 2017, 02:57:18 PM »
Saturday, while Wayne Olson was over working on the layout with me (caught him working in the photographs), I did a test fit one more time on the layout before I cut the holes for the inspection pits. While I was doing that Wayne asked me when I was going to get rid of the ugly knob on the side of the building. It is a hold over from my old layout and I planned to get rid of it , so it was removed and the base board was modified to make room for the scrap yard that will be modeled beside the Locomotive Works.


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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 2) Started 2/25/17
« Reply #1075 on: December 11, 2017, 02:58:05 PM »
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 2) Started 2/25/17
« Reply #1076 on: December 11, 2017, 03:00:54 PM »
The locomotive works is headed back to the workbench to do the last round of fill, shape, cut and fit on the stone wall castings and will then be off to the paint booth. It will look a lot better without all the patch work.
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 2) Started 2/25/17
« Reply #1077 on: December 11, 2017, 07:01:54 PM »
Looks great John.
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 2) Started 2/25/17
« Reply #1078 on: December 11, 2017, 08:09:44 PM »
Looks great John.


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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 2) Started 2/25/17
« Reply #1079 on: December 11, 2017, 10:02:20 PM »
John,
I love the matching pair.  They are going to look great together.

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