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  1. Scratchbuild twin bridges made from extruded aluminum scrap

    Quote Originally Posted by bobo1160 View Post
    OK, got the other bridge finished .. I scraped the round pier base idea and will do large concrete piers on the ends instead . I also whipped together the foam base and wood ends . these bridges were almost too easy to build and I think the look nice . just goes to show you don't have to put in a ton of hours for good results. Click image for larger version. 

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  2. My d.c powered Inglenook module depicting the post 2k Southeast

    Quote Originally Posted by bobo1160 View Post
    OK, here is module #2 ... although #1 is definitely not finished I felt compelled to go ahead and put #2 together .... the tracks align with the first module to form a large runaround before the switching tracks . In the second module ive also included a long siding for car storage or another industry . there will also be industry in the middle concreted area . I didn't do construction photos because that stuff Is boring and over documented . but so far : module #2 framed 1x4' on 2"
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  3. Shed Ribs

    I've heat set a total of 16 shed framing ribs, which was the sum total of the #283-4-5 Evergreen H Columns I could lay my hands on locally. I set up two pieces of balsa from another project along the sides of Grand Central and drilled them to match the length of glass panels left over from a Faller train shed kit (see La Salle station build).[IMG][/IMG]
    I have enough for the minimum distance I wanted ...
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  4. Minor improvements and landscaping plans

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    Roof painted and attached, and the prints of the clocktower details have been attached. Making plans for a drop off/arrival court with oval driveways from the parkway. Will cut some curtainwalls to trap light from see-through.
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    The middle 5 tracks of the station will be covered ...
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  5. The Grand Central is now Free Standing

    Yesterday, I got back to work (er, RE-laxation) by finally getting tired of attaching the station walls to the skeleton each time I wanted to contemplate (AD-mire)the progress. I knew this was a no turn back point, but that's what the hobby is at times. So the multiple walls were (super)glued together. I'll admit that not everything came together square, but I was very surprised that as much did given the "clothespin" nature of my trial fitting.
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