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It's been a while since I posted last.


This scratchbuild consists of three of my favorite small structures on the FSM placed into one diorama.

I took the liberty of altering them a bit.


If you want to see more shots you can go to my site listed below.










Neil


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Neil,

That's some excellent work. I like the way you did the photo to.

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X2 on the above!

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:Thanks for the kind words.

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Neil,

Thanks for sharing pictures of your fantastic work.

Work like yours is an inspiration to me and other craftsman kit modelers and detailers.

Johnny

 

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It's been my pleasure Johnny.

And thanks for the kudos.


Much of what I've learned over the years is due to the many model building blogs available to us today on the internet.

They have been a great boon to the hobby.


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click on your link to your BlogSpot...........does not work.

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Thanks for this Mike.

I'll try it again here.


http://neiljharwicke.blogspot.com/


It works now.


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Neil,

Just surfed through your bloggisphere.
Great set up.
Love your work on the little diorama's.
Very inspirational.

Bernd


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Hi Neil

Great work here at Henderson's !!! ...

... darn fine blog-buildin's too.

Top fave 'The Tube Bar' ... Boy that place looks like a sleazy dive !

Luv the donkeys as well ... cool detailing.

All the best.

Cheers

Si.

P.S. Interesting work you do Neil ...

... saw Al Pacino in '88 Minutes' the other day.

That line of work looks pretty exausting; with all the running about ...

... & driving fast-cars.

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I'm glad you like my models Si.

A few nice compliments only spurs me on to the next build. :rah::rah::rah:

Yes, my line of work is interesting but I do not know what the movie you refer to is about.

Unfortunately my job does not allow me the luxury of driving around in fast cars. :bang::bang::bang:



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Hi Neil

Don't bother about Al Pacino's '88 Minutes'...

...it ain't his best work; by a MILE !

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Just luv the amout of crazy 'add-ons' to the bar...

...just right for a cheap, bad part o' town joint like that !

N I C E !

Cheers

Si.

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Hi

Very nicely done.

I really love FSM buildings.

Karl


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Thanks Karl - always good to hear from you.

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Neil that is stunning work.

Beautiful!




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Thanks Dave and welcome back!!



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Outstanding job!

D.A.




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Thanks for the kinds words.

You have an interesting website - beautiful work as well.



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This is a re-post of a diorama I showed many years ago.

It consists of three of my favorite smaller structures on the FSM.

It is being posted again today as a tribute to George in light of his retirement.

I know there are many new members on this site who have not seen it, so I hope those of you who have do not mind.

There are more pics of the build on my website. (see at end of post)


 Neil










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" It is being posted again today as a tribute to George in light of his retirement "



Hi Neil  :wave:



It's always GREAT ! to see your fantastic builds & dioramas.  :thumb:



I took the liberty of 'merging' both your 'P. Henderson & Son' Threads together as 1.  :dt:

And getting rid of the 'PhotoBucket' logo garbage on top of the pictures.  :f:

There are some nice replies of course in the original Thread.  :)



I for one, can never see enough of inspirational work such as Georges & yours ...

... I'm sure that there are 100s ... more like 1000s even, F.S.M. fans that would agree also !  :cool:





A close-up ^^ of Neils  AWESOME  diorama.



:moose: :moose: :moose: :moose: :moose:



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Hi Si:

Thanks for the generous comments.


It's fine that you put the two posts together.

I have to say that it was George's work that inspired me to take my barely adequate, early attempts at modeling to the next level.

That of course is in addition to joining blogs such as Free Rails and others.

Keep up the good work. :wave:

Neil


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" I have to say that it was George's work that inspired me to take my barely adequate, early attempts at modeling to the next level.

That of course is in addition to joining blogs such as Free Rails ... "



Hi Neil  :wave:



Well it's good to be inspired by fellow enthusiasts & 'pros' like George of course !  :thumb:

Freerails provides a small glimpse into the HUGE amount of modelling, we still don't see ...

... but compared to 'back in the day', when I suppose magazines & shows, were IT, we are very lucky today indeed !  :)


Putting a number of structures together in one diorama was a good idea.  :old dude:

... they look GREAT how you set them out.



Your small railroad 'dock' or platform or whatever yer wanna call it ... is very appealing to me.  :moose:

The kinda small scene that many modellers could fit into tight spaces in most scales !  L:

Looks really  C  o  o  l  .






:cool: :cool: :cool: :cool: :cool:



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Great work.

Which FSM kit features the largest building in your diorama?

I can't place it in my mind.


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Hi Si and Daryl.

None of the structures in this diorama were FSM kits or from any other manufacturer.
They are all scratch-built of basswood and other materials.
I took the liberty of changing the structures to some degree although they are all based on photos in George's V.1 FSM book.

Daryl: The larger structure does not have a name but is located next to the A.Zol Co building on page 61 off the aforementioned FSM book.
That poor book is dog-eared at this point and almost ready to fall apart from use.
If you want a pic of it let me know and I can email it to you.

And...thanks for the comments about my work.

Neil

 

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Thanks Neil.
I misunderstood and thought this was one of George's kits.
Great looking model.

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I meant to Post a couple more photos of Neils 'loading dock' part of his diorama ...

... I'm really taken with it, as the perfect kinda small railroad scene, that could fit ANYWHERE !  :)





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:thumb:



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:)


Just found the view of 'Hendersons' I liked ... But forgot to Post.  :P





The ol' rusty truck body is pretty  C :cool: :cool: L  next to that incredibly quirky building.  :thumb:



:moose: :moose: :moose: :moose: :moose:



Si.



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