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    • May 18, 2017 2:14 PM EDT
    • Thanks Todd.

       

      Fortunately, at this scale, the amount of explosives was only about enough to blow his nose.

    • May 17, 2017 8:53 PM EDT
    • Ha!  That is a great use for that Bachmann building.  The bars are perfect.   

       

      How about those explosives??

    • May 17, 2017 8:53 PM EDT
    • Ha!  That is a great use for that Bachmann building.  The bars are perfect.   

       

      How about those explosives??

    • May 16, 2017 3:36 PM EDT
    • I believe in consistancy throughout the railroad as it lends credability.

       

      With three "Taylor" headstones, there needed to be three Taylors being hung.

       

      If you view the past photos, the first was shown taking in his last cigarette before meeting his demise.  The second is being dragged in on the horse with a bag over his head.  So, where is the third Taylor???

       

      The widow maker mine shed was reinforced.  Bars were added to the window and an "jail" door (cut on the laser) was added.  This is right across from the gallows where he will have a nice view of his cohorts as they...

       

      I just hope that someone remembered to remove the explosives before locking him up.

       

    • May 2, 2017 3:20 PM EDT
    • Because I can only display a hanging or fiesta at a time during open houses, we opted for the hanging scene.

       

      However, the Pecos Pinata would not be denied and demanded its own vingette.  Voila!  Other children will go around it.

       

    • May 15, 2017 6:59 PM EDT
    • That's very nice looking

    • May 15, 2017 4:40 PM EDT
    • Sean, yea, them too.

    • May 15, 2017 9:17 AM EDT
    • A bench and trash barrel at least! 

    • May 14, 2017 8:51 PM EDT
    • No, it aint done! It need peoples, and maybe a pigeon or two roosting in the rafters.

    • May 14, 2017 11:59 AM EDT
    • Well it's about time...     Mik's smiling....

    • May 14, 2017 11:29 AM EDT
    • The Wall Passenger Shelter finally got a permanent base and a place on the railroad this spring; only a year late.  Since these pictures were taken I excavated a bit more under the base to reduce the step height to a nominal scale 8" at the low end. The base was made from a scrap of 25mm Foamed PVC Board salvaged from the trash at work.  Round holes for the vertices were drilled just under size for an interference fit. Joint lines were made with a scribe at 24" intervals. The paint is Benny Moore 1616 "Stormy Sky".

       

       

      So, almost a year and a half later I think I can finally call this project done!

       

    • April 26, 2017 1:07 PM EDT
    • " Rooster " said:

      Neither Mr. Passaro ...just acknowledging the post in turn letting Eric know that I'm following along.

      If that is ok ?

       

         I think that's plenty okay!

       

       

       

    • April 25, 2017 9:21 PM EDT
    • That really looks good, Eric. 

    • April 25, 2017 7:44 PM EDT
    • Neither Mr. Passaro ...just acknowledging the post in turn letting Eric know that I'm following along.

      If that is ok ?

    • April 25, 2017 9:59 AM EDT
    • It looks even better out on the layout Eric! Great job. Looking forward to the platform now!

    • April 24, 2017 9:58 PM EDT
    • " Rooster " said:

       

         It's either brightly sunny where you are, David, or are you a movie star now?

       

       

    • April 24, 2017 8:59 PM EDT
    • Fits right in.  Nice!

    • April 25, 2017 6:31 PM EDT
    • Nice work Shawn.