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Re: Colorado Midland in N scale 2.0
« Reply #435 on: August 28, 2021, 07:37:47 PM »
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Oh man I really love that shot looking down the street.  BZ.

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Re: Colorado Midland in N scale 2.0
« Reply #436 on: August 31, 2021, 01:00:30 AM »
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I finally got around to building the tailings dump trestle for the Rattlesnake Mine.  Some additional debris and junk rounds out the scene.  The yellowish material is real Western mine/mill tailings.   You still to this day see the yellow piles scattered about on the mountainsides in the mining districts of Colorado.

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Re: Colorado Midland in N scale 2.0
« Reply #437 on: September 05, 2021, 11:42:05 PM »
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Dave, your attention to detail and skill set really makes for a great looking MR
it will certainly standout and be noticed with appreciation at each show.
thanks for the ongoing sharing. always enjoy seeing your work.


sincerely

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Re: Colorado Midland in N scale 2.0
« Reply #438 on: December 20, 2021, 02:48:51 PM »
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Getting ready to write-up the Midland for N Scale Magazine.  These shots were just test shots with an iPhone and will not be sent in for publication.

















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Re: Colorado Midland in N scale 2.0
« Reply #439 on: December 20, 2021, 03:49:04 PM »
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May I recommend doing something to kill the shocking whiteness of those caboose end rails? They stick out like sore thumbs.

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Re: Colorado Midland in N scale 2.0
« Reply #440 on: December 20, 2021, 03:57:51 PM »
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May I recommend doing something to kill the shocking whiteness of those caboose end rails? They stick out like sore thumbs.

AND they're anachronistic.  I've already done two of my Midland cabooses in black...just need to do that third one.

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Re: Colorado Midland in N scale 2.0
« Reply #441 on: April 16, 2022, 10:13:14 AM »
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The N scale Colorado Midland was featured in last week's New Tracks Model Railroading - Scratchbuilding Workshop:


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Re: Colorado Midland in N scale 2.0
« Reply #442 on: August 10, 2022, 06:21:13 PM »
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I haven't done any real work on the Midland but after many months of neglect, I decided to power it up and see if it still worked. A little track and wheel cleaning was all that was needed. So yes, the Midland lives!









A little JFRTM in N scale FTW.
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Re: Colorado Midland in N scale 2.0
« Reply #443 on: August 10, 2022, 06:26:17 PM »
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Nice!   Such many beautiful trustles!
https://www.therailwire.net/forum/index.php?topic=54520.msg748132#msg748132

i especially like the steel one.
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Re: Colorado Midland in N scale 2.0
« Reply #444 on: August 10, 2022, 07:27:40 PM »
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Here's another one for Schnitzengiggles. This ten-wheeler was a @Chris333 project...I just added a few extra details and painted her for the Midland. Chris lowered it, modified the tender, and changed the pilot among other mods.


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Re: Colorado Midland in N scale 2.0
« Reply #445 on: August 11, 2022, 06:09:17 PM »
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Re: Colorado Midland in N scale 2.0
« Reply #446 on: August 11, 2022, 06:21:49 PM »
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That $h*t's dope man

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Re: Colorado Midland in N scale 2.0
« Reply #447 on: August 11, 2022, 07:59:11 PM »
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Re: Colorado Midland in N scale 2.0
« Reply #448 on: August 11, 2022, 08:11:42 PM »
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Very nicely done, Dave! Glad the 2.0 got resurrected! Just imagine what you could do in N scale of that era in a spare bedroom (or basement!) :o
Just saying' :D
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Re: Colorado Midland in N scale 2.0
« Reply #449 on: August 11, 2022, 09:25:16 PM »
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Man, that's some pretty epic stuff Dave.
I WANNA SEE THE BOAT MOVIE!