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 Posted: Sat Jan 6th, 2018 03:19 am
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Si,

Thanks for adding all the cool pics and info to this thread.

As I think about the DHR, I think it begs to be modeled in a large scale.

All of those store fronts ... You could just load it up with details.

I don’t think that I’d be up to building any of those cool steamers they used to run.

But I could see myself making one of their more modern engines from something else that’s close in size.

A 1:35n2 DHR.

Hum.....




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Hi Mike :wave:



I think the inspiration for ANYTHING 'twisty & two-foot' is there for the taking. :thumb:



For some reason, even though it's totally different ...

... Docs On30 Haiti based sugar cane layout comes to mind.

I think it's the generous amount of local COLOUR in the buildings & trains etc.



I figure a larger bashed HO side-tank, or even a On30 Mogul bashed with tanks, could be cool in 1:35n2.

The urban bit with the VERY close buildings would be a great shelf-layout space-saver.

The possibilities are endless.

A freelance Indian, Tropical, South American take on the idea would be cool.

Now outdoors, YEP ! could have some fun with that loooopy-styleeee ! :shocked:





WHOOOPS ! :Crazy:

Never drive small vans over the double-nickel on tight, twisty Indian mountain roads ! :dope:


I guess they must have a few fender-benders like this. :shocked:

Can't figure out what happened though ?

Looks like the road is where the girl is standing on the left.



???



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I think that a cool "version" of the DHR's locos could be made using a Bachmann On30 0-4-0 or 0-4-2t. The adventureous basher might get an outside frame 4-4-0 or maybe an OF Forney and do some whackin' here & there. The passenger cars would need to be scratched OR look at Teebee's Shapeways offerings, one of the fine open tourist cars would be great! Of course I am thinking about 1:35n2 here. The only great expenditure of time & dinero might be all the throngs of figures that would need to be made/modified for the scenes. The DHR is just about the coolest railroad around anyway!

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With a little research I’ve found some 7mm scale offerings of both the little tank engine and a brass kit for the diesel ...

and some rolling stock kits too.




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Mike, I don't know what you've found but for an authentic loco in 7mm scale Mike.

But look no further than this.

http://www.ngtrains.com/Pages/EDM_Models/N1/db1.html

Not cheap.

But a lovely model for those who can build complex soldered kits - which  is definitely not me!




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I saw that Doug.

If I had a little more experience with my resistance soldering machine, I'd go for it.

In the meantime, I might give this one a try.

http://www.worsleyworks.co.uk/Image-Pages/Image_NG_Darjeeling-Diesel.htm




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Hi Doug :wave:



Nice looking kit ! :)

ONLY about 150 hours to build they say ...

... & I thought my 'Tri-ang' BASHes took a while ! ;)





Darjeeling Railway, Sharp Stewart B Class, 0-4-0 ST






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Hi Mike :wave:



Looks like a nice kit for their diesels as well !











I wonder what kind of mech. one would need ? L:



:cool:



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Definitely cool.. It would be fun to model!

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