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    • May 20, 2019 12:52 AM EDT
    • I'm trying Joe.

       

      I made a dripper for one of my wife's birdbaths and installed a faucet in one of her fountains, did some weed mitigation, and put up the telephone pole and felt like I put in a 12 hour day. I reality it was about 2 hours worth of mild labor.

    • May 19, 2019 10:46 PM EDT
    • Nice!

    • May 19, 2019 7:13 PM EDT
    • So I should have posted this here. But for those who missed it and for the record here again is the Howe truss bridge that replaced the temporary walk through bridge.

       

      And today I added a telephone pole. My dad is an insulator collector and these are some of his cast offs. This pole will also double as my light pole night running.

       

    • May 12, 2019 10:05 AM EDT
    • Very nice station!!!!

    • May 12, 2019 4:52 AM EDT
    • Dan Hilyer said:

      Depot turned out nice, Rick.  Thanks for taking us on the journey with you.  Next up??

      Yea, what he said................

    • May 11, 2019 11:04 PM EDT
    • Depot turned out nice, Rick.  Thanks for taking us on the journey with you.  Next up??

    • May 11, 2019 9:35 PM EDT
    • " Rooster " said:
      Rick Marty said:

      Well it has been raining for 39 days and 39 nights.

       

       

      Well since I was able to post pictures of the finished depot, you can obviously tell it didn't rain that 40th day.

       

       

       

       

       

       

    • May 11, 2019 8:13 PM EDT
    • Rick Marty said:

      Well it has been raining for 39 days and 39 nights.

       

       

       

       

    • May 11, 2019 8:11 PM EDT
    • Andy Clarke said:

      Beautiful looking Station, Fantastic job.....           

      I agree suck up  !

    • May 11, 2019 8:01 PM EDT
    • Beautiful looking Station, Fantastic job.....           

    • May 11, 2019 7:45 PM EDT
    • Well the depot is finally finished. Maybe a few more signs and some clutter but the major part is finished.

       

       

      One thing for sure, I am tired of making shingles!!!

      On to the next 25 things.

    • April 29, 2019 10:49 PM EDT
    • I agree with Dan. That's a fine looking depot so far...

    • April 29, 2019 7:09 PM EDT
    • Thanks for the comments Dan.

      The photo, for some reason, brings out more gray on the roofing than it actually is 

    • April 29, 2019 6:46 PM EDT
    • Looking good, Rick.  I like the colors on the dormers and the weathering on the roof looks very realistic.

    • April 28, 2019 11:09 AM EDT
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      Spring time and other things have priority so railroad progress is slow but I have managed to finish the dormers and roof of the main depot building.  Hope to get started on the siding this next week.

    • April 26, 2019 11:06 AM EDT
    • Ric, it may have been a few years later than that. I know I was working in Valley Forge at the time and bought that original Big Hauler set at Nicholas Smith's in Broomall for $125. It all went down hill from there..............

    • April 26, 2019 9:52 AM EDT
    • Thanks for posting!  You had about 7 years on me in the largescale stuff.  Its all fun!

    • April 25, 2019 2:47 PM EDT
    • Thanks, Andy.