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|This past weekend I was able to visit the O scale traction layout built by Bill Hadley of Fort Worth TX. Bill is building a freelanced layout with the flavor of the local traction lines that radiated from Fort Worth Texas back in the early 20th century. He is doing some nice work. He is to the point where he is now working on stringing overhead wire. Here are a few pictures I took on my visit.
DSCN3338 by Homewood Wheelman, on Flickr
DSCN3339 by Homewood Wheelman, on Flickr
DSCN3341 by Homewood Wheelman, on Flickr
DSCN3342 by Homewood Wheelman, on Flickr
Bill is making his own wire ears up from pieces of wire.
DSCN3344 by Homewood Wheelman, on Flickr
This is an in process model of the Hutchins Texas, Texas Electric Railway Station.
DSCN3346 by Homewood Wheelman, on Flickr
This bridge started out as a toy MTH three rail girder bridge.
DSCN3349 by Homewood Wheelman, on Flickr
DSCN3350 by Homewood Wheelman, on Flickr
DSCN3352 by Homewood Wheelman, on Flickr
DSCN3355 by Homewood Wheelman, on Flickr
Last edited on Fri Nov 10th, 2017 06:12 pm by Nortonville Phil
This looks like an AWESOME layout.
I think Herb is gonna like this one !
The buildings & bridges look excellent.
The overhead is really nice as well.
Thanks for the great photos Phil.
Very nice - like the long gray factory especially.
Steeple cab and boxcar with the same number? ;-)
W C Greene
|Yes, a very nice layout! And...it is "nearby" and is "Texas-based". A lot going for it.