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  1. thanks ! and just where have you been hiding ?...

    thanks ! and just where have you been hiding ? check out the small Forest build in the layout section . it's what I've been focusing on lately .
  2. I'm sad and happy to say that this layout no...

    I'm sad and happy to say that this layout no longer exists, It's been dismantled and salvaged for usable parts . I've kept the 1x4' base , track and turnouts , buildings , streetlights an vehicles ....
  3. made some windswept trees from some sweet gum...

    made some windswept trees from some sweet gum tree roots I found on my property . glued on sponge scatter with spray adhesive . I like this method as it yields very realistic results . I will be...
  4. in a fit of insanity Im destroying module #2 ....

    in a fit of insanity Im destroying module #2 . I'm removing the ballast and reclaiming the track and turnouts . the first module is the real switching layout and I was building the second one as an...
  5. on the steeplecab ... I found a plastic tab off...

    on the steeplecab ... I found a plastic tab off some junk I had and it measures out correctly for a rooftop ac unit . so I painted the black roof patch I made grey to match the origional roof color...
  6. I was initially gonna put it on the doghouse then...

    I was initially gonna put it on the doghouse then I realized the entire top area of the doghouse is covered in access hatches . there definitely wouldn't be a pipe protruding from a hinged hatch lid...
  7. I ordered some last week per one of your old...

    I ordered some last week per one of your old posts I read reccomending them , they should be here tomorrow . did you notice the little exhaust pipe I added like you suggested ? I'm trying to figure...
  8. I got a few hours in during the hot part of the...

    I got a few hours in during the hot part of the day and added more vegetation growth to the trackbed edges . the mow guys try hard but they just can't keep up with it " this ain't no golf course...
  9. very informative , thank you . ChicagoNW why...

    very informative , thank you . ChicagoNW why do I suddenly like trams and trollies so much !? the little flatbed one is especially cool .
  10. building is back in its spot , routed wires...

    building is back in its spot , routed wires through the board and connected to the lighting circuit . now all the streetlights , flashing stub end lights , building lights are all complete now and...
  11. funny you said that because I was envisioning all...

    funny you said that because I was envisioning all that. I've already blacked out the windows and added almost 4 grams of weight in the cab via lead sinkers and brass screws cut into pieces so...
  12. got the big warehouse lights installed and...

    got the big warehouse lights installed and hardwired tonight 125925https://www.nscale.net/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=125925&d=1655772110
  13. I need some semi trucks , trailers and intermodal...

    I need some semi trucks , trailers and intermodal containers for the layout . being the cheap ______ that I am , out came the plastic sheet and xacto got some dimensions for a 53' box and I scratched...
  14. I added siding to the big warehouse and repainted...

    I added siding to the big warehouse and repainted it , I'm really liking it now... just gotta finish up the lighting on it and dirty it up a little . wifey bought me this little kato , Pantagraph...
  15. got the factory lights installed .... got the...

    got the factory lights installed .... got the small warehouse lights installed ... big warehouse gets lighting next...
  16. bridge joining module almost complete - gotta do...

    bridge joining module almost complete - gotta do the bridge surface and add some water to the riverbed...
  17. I got the first building lighting system...

    I got the first building lighting system installed ( 4 nano led ) and the interior details built . also made clear windows and glued them in from the back but you can't really see it because it's...
  18. OK, here is module #2 ... although #1 is...

    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...
  19. no its not , there are bulkheads there .. also I...

    no its not , there are bulkheads there .. also I appreciate the tips
  20. 125424125425 drainage culvert detail with a...

    125424125425 drainage culvert detail with a bulkhead flatcar I scratchbuilt . view from west end of the yard looking east .
  21. new pictures , I took out the scenery that was...

    new pictures , I took out the scenery that was behind the first track and made that whole thing a concrete pad with the tracks inlaid . I also added 20 led streetlights and wired them . they are...
  22. Thanks ! yes , the layout foam board is really...

    Thanks ! yes , the layout foam board is really just 1' wide, not including the frame which is 3/4" . gives exactly 4 square feet in workable area . I will get more pics up soon .
  23. My d.c powered Inglenook module depicting the post 2k Southeast

    these first pics are of my module after 3 months of starting . I didn't post pics of the entire build because a lot of that stuff is mundane and we all know what's up . basically it's a 1'4' module...
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