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Re: HO somewhere in Appalachia.....
« Reply #135 on: December 07, 2018, 10:38:30 PM »
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Come on over we're havin' an ALLAGASH bash! - I love this kind of construction and you can really
only accomplish this is HO. Lestico did do it in N. But a modern minimalist approach. The shot of the
thru the backdrop is given Ed wood. Or almost as good as this. https://gizmodo.com/i-have-a-few-questions-about-this-bacon-vending-machine-1830943279

https://www.pinterest.com/mackcanady/allagash-railway/?lp=true
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Re: HO somewhere in Appalachia.....
« Reply #136 on: December 09, 2018, 07:36:16 PM »
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Doing the scenery thing this weekend...

 




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Re: HO somewhere in Appalachia.....
« Reply #137 on: December 09, 2018, 07:40:15 PM »
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Track to the tipple goes behind the column....




Wrapped it in a photo, will be screened by pine trees....



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Re: HO somewhere in Appalachia.....
« Reply #138 on: December 11, 2018, 12:32:24 PM »
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Be still, my heart. I dig it!

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Re: HO somewhere in Appalachia.....
« Reply #139 on: December 26, 2018, 08:05:04 PM »
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The slope in front of the pole is a bit too steep, so I added some rock castings.....



But I didn’t like the way the rocks stuck out at the bottom.....so I filled in below....

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Re: HO somewhere in Appalachia.....
« Reply #140 on: December 26, 2018, 08:05:53 PM »
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Re: HO somewhere in Appalachia.....
« Reply #141 on: December 28, 2018, 07:32:31 PM »
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Trees hide the photo-wrapped column...




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Re: HO somewhere in Appalachia.....
« Reply #142 on: December 29, 2018, 09:16:00 PM »
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A few feet of scenery nearly finished....next is ballast and scenery between track and front edge...


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Re: HO somewhere in Appalachia.....
« Reply #143 on: January 10, 2019, 09:00:00 PM »
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Scenery coming along......


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Re: HO somewhere in Appalachia.....
« Reply #144 on: January 10, 2019, 11:12:26 PM »
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Really nice work - I especially like how you are handling the forest floor.  What material are you using?

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Re: HO somewhere in Appalachia.....
« Reply #145 on: January 11, 2019, 06:56:16 AM »
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Base is real dirt, dried and sifted. Then dead leaves, chopped up in a blender, then sifted. Dead grass is cut from natural twine.

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Re: HO somewhere in Appalachia.....
« Reply #146 on: January 12, 2019, 09:31:57 AM »
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Better start spending money on Woodland Scenics.  Can't get published in the rags if you don't feather the nest of the advertisers! 
The work is fantastic.  Love the camouflaged column.
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Re: HO somewhere in Appalachia.....
« Reply #147 on: January 21, 2019, 07:54:21 AM »
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Getting back to work on the river crossing......first photo I used had too much greenery for my late winter/early spring timeframe....



I came across a local stream and climbed down and took some photos....much better....


Really nice work - I especially like how you are handling the forest floor.  What material are you using?

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Re: HO somewhere in Appalachia.....
« Reply #148 on: January 21, 2019, 09:39:45 AM »
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Zoinks. Love ie. (I feel like I can just keep copying and pasting that here.)

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Re: HO somewhere in Appalachia.....
« Reply #149 on: January 21, 2019, 10:48:44 AM »
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Love ie.

No love for Chrome?

But seriously... that scene is truly awesome.
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