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'Gas Station' 1920s Style ... G-Scale
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Posted: Tue Sep 29th, 2015 01:05 pm
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Posted: Tue Sep 29th, 2015 04:59 pm
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Reminds me of one old gas station out here, the locals say it closed in the mid 1930's. Same design but concert construction.
Posted: Wed Sep 30th, 2015 12:07 am
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Very nice, I do like the pumps, they set the era.... Though here in Australia similar style pumps were being used in rural areas till the 1960's...
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Posted: Wed Sep 30th, 2015 02:43 pm
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Posted: Thu Oct 1st, 2015 02:59 am
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Very nice work. I'm saving your pictures. I have a Texaco station in progress myself... yours is great!
I really like the night shots. I plan to sneak an LED into the top of the pumps.
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Posted: Thu Oct 1st, 2015 03:44 am
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Location: San Diego
Great job! Really nice work on the lettering.
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Posted: Thu Oct 1st, 2015 12:47 pm
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The large lettering was done with frisket paper, airbrushed then outlined by hand. The other lettering is freehand. I did want some old time, small town type feel.
The building is 5/8" wood with sheet plastic siding. Roof is real tar paper. Window and doors are Grandt line. Signs are a mixture of ebay purchases and on-line printouts.
This will be my first true test of our southern climate on a scratchbuilt structure designed for exterior use. Time will tell.
Posted: Mon Oct 5th, 2015 06:38 pm
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