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Now this is a Steel Mill
« on: August 12, 2009, 07:50:32 AM »
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I came across this site from some other site, but I must say I am very impressed.  A whole room dedicated to a Steel Mill built in N Scale from scratch building and kit bashing.  I think it has everything you need for a great day of switching, besides Schimdts Beer and Bacon Explosion.





To see basically the whole layout section by section  go to http://www.zahkunst.net/mainpage.htm and then click "Model Building Index"

Did I mention this is all a static model........ :'(  :'(



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Re: Now this is a Steel Mill
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2009, 08:09:24 AM »
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Cool!

ifyou check out Google Earth or terraserver.....or even historic aerials website and look at Gary Indiana, you can get a good idea of how massive some of the steel complexes are and the amount of tracks sewrving some.

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Re: Now this is a Steel Mill
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2009, 08:42:50 AM »
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Leave it to an architect to ruin a perfectly good model railroad by NOT running it! ;)
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Re: Now this is a Steel Mill
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2009, 10:44:39 AM »
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I`ve been watching his pregress for years. truly impressive
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Re: Now this is a Steel Mill
« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2009, 11:18:00 AM »
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pretty cool,, i wonder how many gallons of tenax,plastruct,testors he went through???

  Shame it does not run..oh well. To each their own.

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Re: Now this is a Steel Mill
« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2009, 11:31:09 AM »
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Nice room!


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Re: Now this is a Steel Mill
« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2009, 04:06:20 PM »
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My first job out of college was at Bechtel Engineering in San Francisco and worked in the Refinery division Designing Plant Models to check locations and piping.  Some of them were 3-4,000 square feet at 1/4" scale and always though how cool it would be to run some trains through them.  One of my Engineers was a quarter scale trolley builder and he would set up loops of track from time to time and chug around the model.  Anyway, running or not, this model is an amazing piece of work and focus.   Thanks for sharing.

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Re: Now this is a Steel Mill
« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2009, 04:50:23 PM »
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I`ve been watching his pregress for years. truly impressive

Ditto.

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Re: Now this is a Steel Mill
« Reply #8 on: August 12, 2009, 05:42:05 PM »
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I wish he'd do something about that (lack of) ground cover. But beautiful structures.
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