Quisling: constructing 16 feet of modular railroad

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Re: Quisling: constructing 16 feet of modular railroad

Post by mec_alf » Sat Nov 22, 2014 6:08 pm

They also do kits of H0 40' ISO containers for about £2.50 each. You get two roof/floor pieces, 4 doors, 2 end-pieces and two ribbed sidewalls for your money. For anyone looking at intermodal operations this has to be the cheapest way of filling those well-cars.
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Re: Quisling: constructing 16 feet of modular railroad

Post by Gloriousnse » Sat Nov 22, 2014 7:57 pm

Don't like the smooth roof if you're looking at modern ones, but that would not be an issue on the bottom.

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Re: Quisling: constructing 16 feet of modular railroad

Post by mec_alf » Wed Dec 10, 2014 12:41 pm

Gloriousnse wrote:Don't like the smooth roof if you're looking at modern ones, but that would not be an issue on the bottom.

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You could always put styrene strip across the flat roof, or use them underneath 45' or 53' ribbed-roof ones.
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Re: Quisling: constructing 16 feet of modular railroad

Post by BrianMoore » Sun Dec 14, 2014 7:14 pm

Some more snaps, taken at yesterday's Western Union monthly meet in Plymouth:
ImageAmtrak RDCs at Quisling. by bxmoore, on Flickr
ImageQuisling Turn 1 by bxmoore, on Flickr
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Re: Quisling: constructing 16 feet of modular railroad

Post by BrianMoore » Sun Dec 14, 2014 7:15 pm

ImageQusling Turn 3 by bxmoore, on Flickr
ImageQuisling Turn 4 by bxmoore, on Flickr
ImageQuisling Turn 5 by bxmoore, on Flickr
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Re: Quisling: constructing 16 feet of modular railroad

Post by BrianMoore » Mon Dec 29, 2014 10:10 am

Just about finished the fruit packing building, with the adding of a sawtooth roof and appropriate signs.
ImageQuisling Citrus Association 2 by bxmoore, on Flickr

And I also used a Blair Line DIY sign kit (which I extended either side to get the letters to fit) to make an appropriately "Coast Line" company hoarding.
ImageSoledad Trucking by bxmoore, on Flickr
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Re: Quisling: constructing 16 feet of modular railroad

Post by BrianMoore » Tue Jan 06, 2015 3:55 pm

Some more bits and bobs added:
ImageSP 4343 switches at Quisling by bxmoore, on Flickr
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Re: Quisling: constructing 16 feet of modular railroad

Post by BrianMoore » Mon Jan 19, 2015 9:27 pm

There was an SD7/GP9 combination seen on the Quisling Turn at last Saturday's Western Union January 2015 meet.
ImageQuisling Turn arriving at Quisling. by bxmoore, on Flickr
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ImageQuisling Turn departs Quisling. by bxmoore, on Flickr
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