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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 2) Started 2/25/17
« Reply #690 on: August 17, 2017, 11:06:24 AM »
I like the platforms.  It's an idea to think about using concrete footers instead of wood bracing underneath. Are the platforms permanently attached next to the track? I ask because the one on the right looks way to close to the track.


Hi Curt


The platforms are just sitting close to in place to get a feel for how they will look.  I have some work to do on the ground cover I put in to get them in place for gluing down. The concrete footings are what George provided for the kit. I think they will be mostly covered from view once all the details and ground cover are in place.  Thanks for following along.
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 2) Started 2/25/17
« Reply #691 on: August 24, 2017, 10:04:32 PM »
Update on Isaac's Coal - I got started on the conveyor.


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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 2) Started 2/25/17
« Reply #692 on: August 25, 2017, 08:22:15 AM »
Hi John:

Very nicely done. Keep the photos coming.

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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 2) Started 2/25/17
« Reply #693 on: August 25, 2017, 04:25:32 PM »
Hi John:

Very nicely done. Keep the photos coming.

Karl


Thanks Karl - Progress will be slow for the next couple months but I will be posting as I get workbench time.
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 2) Started 2/25/17
« Reply #694 on: August 25, 2017, 06:32:30 PM »
Hi John,

Looking very nice. 
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 2) Started 2/25/17
« Reply #695 on: August 26, 2017, 03:22:58 PM »
Hi John,

Looking very nice.


Thanks Steve - it will be waiting for me when I get back from the Narrow Gauge Convention. I have a lot of detailing to do on the two builds I have going and I'm already planning the next build.  After a few kits in a row I think it's time for another scratch build.
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 2) Started 2/25/17
« Reply #696 on: August 27, 2017, 08:38:11 AM »
Spent a lovely evening last night going back and re-following your Mackenzie build. The layout is looking spectacular. 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻


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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 2) Started 2/25/17
« Reply #697 on: August 27, 2017, 07:11:55 PM »
Incredible work John.   I remember you working around the clock getting ready for the Narrow Gauge Convention a few years back.  Looks like you haven't ever slowed down!

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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 2) Started 2/25/17
« Reply #698 on: August 27, 2017, 07:38:17 PM »
Spent a lovely evening last night going back and re-following your Mackenzie build. The layout is looking spectacular. 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻


Hi Dave


Thanks for the kind words. I'm real happy with the way Machenzie's is turning out. I'm taking a little break from the workbench to attend the Narrow Gauge Convention, but I will be getting back on it when I return. It is my favorite convention every year. I'm hoping to see more inspirational layouts in the Denver area this year.
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 2) Started 2/25/17
« Reply #699 on: August 27, 2017, 07:40:08 PM »
Incredible work John.   I remember you working around the clock getting ready for the Narrow Gauge Convention a few years back.  Looks like you haven't ever slowed down!


Thanks for the kind words.  Are you planning on attending the Denver Narrow Gauge Convention?  I can't slow down I don't know what might catch me.  Thanks for stopping by the thread.
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 2) Started 2/25/17
« Reply #700 on: August 28, 2017, 01:41:39 PM »
Incredible work John.   I remember you working around the clock getting ready for the Narrow Gauge Convention a few years back.  Looks like you haven't ever slowed down!


Thanks for the kind words.  Are you planning on attending the Denver Narrow Gauge Convention?  I can't slow down I don't know what might catch me.  Thanks for stopping by the thread.

Sadly, we can't make it to the NGC this year.   

Keep those pics coming!

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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 2) Started 2/25/17
« Reply #701 on: August 28, 2017, 05:34:43 PM »
Incredible work John.   I remember you working around the clock getting ready for the Narrow Gauge Convention a few years back.  Looks like you haven't ever slowed down!


Thanks for the kind words.  Are you planning on attending the Denver Narrow Gauge Convention?  I can't slow down I don't know what might catch me.  Thanks for stopping by the thread.




Sadly, we can't make it to the NGC this year.   

Keep those pics coming!


Sorry you can't make it this year. We will keep the pictures coming.
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 2) Started 2/25/17
« Reply #702 on: September 15, 2017, 05:55:16 PM »
I returned home this afternoon from my extended Narrow Gauge Trip.  We traveled 5300 miles through 12 states.  Our loop into the Canadian Rockies was postponed due to the forest fires. The Park Ranger in Glacier told me that the fires are going to keep burning until they have two feet of snow on the ground.  It's not often that I pray for snow, but those people need relief.

I will be getting back to the workbench as soon as the unpacking is complete.  I spent 3 days doing research, photographing, and measuring the structures and foundations of the Quincy Copper Mine that is going to be a very big scratch build project for the Superior & Seattle Railroad.  We returned to Michigan along US Route 2 which parallels the GN railroad.  I took lots of pictures and will be sharing them here on this thread as appropriate. It's time to take a look at all my buys from the Narrow Gauge Convention.
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 2) Started 2/25/17
« Reply #703 on: September 15, 2017, 07:02:14 PM »
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Re: Superior & Seattle Railroad Build (Volume 2) Started 2/25/17
« Reply #704 on: September 15, 2017, 09:06:30 PM »
Glad you are back safe and sound (poorer of course).

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