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 Posted: Sat Dec 13th, 2014 07:51 pm
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Awhile back I build this Walther's Ash Tower





Today, I installed it and position the service track for it and the coal tower and sand house







Added a little ballast around it






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 Posted: Mon Dec 22nd, 2014 09:59 pm
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No progress this last week on the layout, so here are some photos of the turntable and roundhouse base build


































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 Posted: Mon Dec 22nd, 2014 11:44 pm
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Very nice turntable, hard to believe this is N scale...fine workmanship.

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 Posted: Tue Dec 23rd, 2014 06:43 pm
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Hi Dwyane.
You have done a really cool job with that turntable and bridge. Well done.
Rod.

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 Posted: Tue Dec 23rd, 2014 07:32 pm
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Thanks Woodie and Rod



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 Posted: Tue Dec 23rd, 2014 07:48 pm
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Tonight , I will post some photos of the roundhouse build, if anyone would like the plans their in PDF format just PM me.



Did not take any photos of the frame builds









































Not be able to find proper size smoke stacks, I drew up a 3D model and had them printed at Shapeways



 



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 Posted: Sun Dec 28th, 2014 05:44 pm
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I started drawing up the coaling tower over last couple of weeks that I am going to build for the layout.

This is a photo of the prototype tower



Suncoast model make this tower in HO and O but not N, at least I have not found any so building it is the path forward.Here the drawing I started couple weeks back



Today I got around to cutting some of the pieces, others are going back thru design and/or to 3D printing due to their small size.

First up the coal unloading pit, I am building this up in multiple layers of .06" taskboard.



Next are the piece for the main tower and base from .06" task board too.



Planning some assembly tomorrow to see how it goes together.



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 Posted: Tue Dec 30th, 2014 06:44 pm
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Today, I got around to assembly of the unloading pit and the two tower main structures.
I am happy with the unload pit but may redo the towers due to an small error on my part.











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 Posted: Tue Dec 30th, 2014 07:04 pm
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Interesting use of ceiling tiles, I never would have thought of that...



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 Posted: Tue Dec 30th, 2014 07:33 pm
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Great scratchbuilding in such a small scale!

What is going to make the turntable turn?


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