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 Posted: Fri Jan 4th, 2019 04:05 am
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Also this year I built this work caboose for the same customer.

Side doors open so that a large child can ride inside the caboose body.

Space for an adult in the gondola end.

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Looks like it's been a productive year Bob and great to see the photos.






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" Much has changed at Bountyland Railway "



Hi Unk.  :wave:



WOW ! ... I can see that MUCH HAS changed at Bountyland Railway !  :thumb:

You have been very busy by the looks of things.  :)



One thing hasn't changed though.  ???



Bob, you are still ...

... THE BIGGEST !!  :shocked:



I thought you had taken up On30 for a moment ...





... I mean it COULD be 1:48 scale Maine, if you didn't know better ...  L:





... & then, just as you were wondering where Bobs DCC chip was installed ... :!:





... WOAMAHOOHAAAHAA !!

This crazy out of scale 7/8ths ? figure appears on the On30 layout !  :shocked:



Nice detailing on the painting of that checked-shirt Bob ...

... it ALMOST looks REAL !  :P



I think 1:35 is BIG ! enough for me at the moment ...

... but Mmm ...

... maybe I could get a 50' radius curve around the side of my house & into the garage ...

... erm ... I mean engine house !  :)



Bob, keep up the great work & don't decide to switch to On30 whatever you do.  :P


They say it helps to work in a larger scale as you get older ...  :old dude:

... no danger of you loosing any small detailing parts on the carpet Bob ...

... I guess if a loco goes missing, you just have a look around with some binoculars !!  ;)



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



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Doug, Si, THANKS SO MUCH!

2018 was a very good year for BLRY and I'm hoping 2019 will be as well.

Expect to complete our structures;
shop, station and freight shed are nearing completion now, so that just leaves the water tank and fuel shed.

Also, I'm in the process of rebuilding Grassy Creek bridge (the trestle) from the bents up.

    :old dude:

SIZE is the main point of BLRY. 
To experience (model) railroading from the INSIDE out.

Here's a link to an old video which has an onboard segment in the cab.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZX0sLZcMeyw&feature=youtu.be


Below the engineer's view inside.

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AND.....Coach No 3 is also now under construction.  :)

I'll post construction pictures as things progress.

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Coach No 3 will have a pair of split doors (48 inch opening) on one side,
and on the other side the roof (from the letter board up) will be hinged to swing up, like a suitcase.

Inside will be comfortable seating for two adults, facing.

BTW. I "drew" the plan by shortening a side view photo of the prototype WW&F coach.

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Si wrote:

maybe I could get a 50' radius curve around the side of my house & into the garage ...

Actually, BLRY has 25 foot radius curves!!!!

Go for it Si!!!!  :thumb:




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The start of a new year is a good time to reflect on how things are going.
That's what this picture is about. 

The upper right shows the prototype WW&F shop at Sheepscot, Maine. 
Note that I've flipped this view on account of my reversed plan.

My replica, center, shows how I've had to accept a LOT of compromise.
Still, it's way better than where we were 5 years ago, upper left.

I'm glad I decided to follow a specific prototype. 
Even with all the compromises I'm sure the result will be better than anything I might have dreamed up.
 
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Following a "living" prototype, that is, one which is currently still active has much in the way of modeling advantage. 
Especially one with a wealth of free ongoing information like the WW&F Museum on which my layout is based.

For a good taste of what they are all about, check out these You Tube videos on their channel listed here.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCw1sLZdj1sNSEZ49axjknMQ

Uncle Bob  :thumb:




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