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by PeterBowen
Tue Sep 06, 2016 5:58 pm
Forum: Competitions & Challenges
Topic: Challenge 2016 - Peter Bowen - HO Whitstones Brewing Company
Replies: 9
Views: 12605

Challenge 2016 - Peter Bowen - HO Whitstones Brewing Company

OK I know I am too early for the 2016/2017 Winter building challenge but I just could not wait any longer and besides I had a request from a Canadian friend who has asked if I could build a Bar Mills HO "Shipyard Brewing Company" kit for him. My friend wants the signage to be replaced with Whitstone...
by PeterBowen
Mon Mar 14, 2016 10:01 pm
Forum: Buildings and Scenery
Topic: Dean Halls Challenge 2015 N Gauge Buildings
Replies: 9
Views: 20255

Re: Dean Halls Challenge 2015 N Gauge Buildings

Dean, well done you learn by doing and asking others for help and advice.

Peter
by PeterBowen
Sat Feb 27, 2016 7:31 pm
Forum: Buildings and Scenery
Topic: Challenge 2015 - Peter Bowen - HO Roundhouse
Replies: 46
Views: 76200

Re: Challenge 2015 - Peter Bowen - HO Roundhouse

Nearly finished this model. Looking forward to the next challenge.


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by PeterBowen
Mon Feb 15, 2016 2:38 pm
Forum: Buildings and Scenery
Topic: Challenge 2015 - Peter Bowen - HO Roundhouse
Replies: 46
Views: 76200

Re: Challenge 2015 - Peter Bowen - HO Roundhouse

Mike

Many thanks for your kind comments.

I hope that this series of posts has inspired others to rise to the challenge.

Peter
by PeterBowen
Tue Jan 19, 2016 7:22 pm
Forum: Buildings and Scenery
Topic: Challenge 2015 - Peter Bowen - HO Roundhouse
Replies: 46
Views: 76200

Re: Challenge 2015 - Peter Bowen - HO Roundhouse

Further research on locomotive service facility buildings - these taken at Cadrail shops in Montreal: The front end of CP 8646 was damaged in the derailment in Caron, Saskatchewan, and shows the subsequent fire damage. Two locos derailed and many empty tank cars. The GE has arrived at Cadrail for re...
by PeterBowen
Thu Jan 07, 2016 5:53 pm
Forum: Buildings and Scenery
Topic: Challenge 2015 - Peter Bowen - HO Roundhouse
Replies: 46
Views: 76200

Re: Challenge 2015 - Peter Bowen - HO Roundhouse

I have sourced some plastic pattern sheets made by JTT Architectural Model Parts and available on eBay. http://stlandh.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/IMG_8752.jpeg The No. 97407 Ribbed Roof is close to the profile of the Aluminum (yes that's aluminum not aluminium...!!!) siding material which is use...
by PeterBowen
Wed Jan 06, 2016 6:51 pm
Forum: Buildings and Scenery
Topic: Challenge 2015 - Peter Bowen - HO Roundhouse
Replies: 46
Views: 76200

Re: Challenge 2015 - Peter Bowen - HO Roundhouse

Looking at current roundhouse locations and continuing my research on the STL&H St. Lawrence & Hudson I found this picture of STL&H No. 5593 SD40-2 class DRF-30h just off of the turntable at Nahant Roundhouse, at Davenport, Iowa. http://stlandh.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/5593-Davenport-IowaJanua...
by PeterBowen
Sun Jan 03, 2016 8:37 pm
Forum: Buildings and Scenery
Topic: Challenge 2015 - Peter Bowen - HO Roundhouse
Replies: 46
Views: 76200

Re: Challenge 2015 - Peter Bowen - HO Roundhouse

Roof Repairs... This is the gap in the front roofing panels that needs to be repaired: http://stlandh.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/IMG_8592.jpeg I needed a thin shim of styrene but did not have any so I thought of using a plastic page protector from an old report. http://stlandh.com/wp-content/upl...
by PeterBowen
Fri Jan 01, 2016 1:14 pm
Forum: Buildings and Scenery
Topic: Challenge 2015 - Peter Bowen - HO Roundhouse
Replies: 46
Views: 76200

Re: Challenge 2015 - Peter Bowen - HO Roundhouse

Very nice weathering


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by PeterBowen
Thu Dec 31, 2015 8:53 am
Forum: My Layout
Topic: Texas Pacific Lines in HO
Replies: 5
Views: 11412

Re: Texas Pacific Lines in HO

Mike,

Great looking trackwork... would like to see more photos.

Peter
by PeterBowen
Wed Dec 30, 2015 5:58 pm
Forum: Buildings and Scenery
Topic: Challenge 2015 - Peter Bowen - HO Roundhouse
Replies: 46
Views: 76200

Re: Challenge 2015 - Peter Bowen - HO Roundhouse

Rear Roof I have continued on with adding the rear roofing as a removable section to show the interior detail. I applied the ROCKET HOT ACC for added strength as the entire rear roof assemble would have no other supporting structure. http://stlandh.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/IMG_8686.jpeg One of...
by PeterBowen
Sat Dec 26, 2015 7:41 pm
Forum: Buildings and Scenery
Topic: Challenge 2015 - Peter Bowen - HO Roundhouse
Replies: 46
Views: 76200

Re: Challenge 2015 - Peter Bowen - HO Roundhouse

I have continued on with the assembly of the roundhouse front wall openings which are supplied as brick arched doorways which have been painted as described before to resemble brick with mortar lines. http://stlandh.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/IMG_8590.jpeg I have also started attaching the front...
by PeterBowen
Wed Dec 23, 2015 1:42 pm
Forum: Events - Past
Topic: Merry Canadian Pacific Christmas
Replies: 1
Views: 2713

Merry Canadian Pacific Christmas

CP's Holiday Train brightens communities and warm hearts for the 17th year http://stlandh.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/CP-Holiday-Train.jpg Every year, the Canadian Pacific Holiday Trains travel through dozens of communities, raising food and cash donations for North American food banks. http://s...
by PeterBowen
Tue Dec 22, 2015 7:43 pm
Forum: Buildings and Scenery
Topic: Challenge 2015 - Peter Bowen - HO Roundhouse
Replies: 46
Views: 76200

Re: Challenge 2015 - Peter Bowen - HO Roundhouse

Roundhouse steelwork being erected: http://stlandh.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/IMG_8570.jpeg http://stlandh.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/IMG_8568.jpeg Adding the front doorway arches: http://stlandh.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/IMG_3178.jpeg http://stlandh.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/IMG_3...
by PeterBowen
Mon Dec 21, 2015 10:05 pm
Forum: Buildings and Scenery
Topic: Challenge 2015 - Peter Bowen - HO Roundhouse
Replies: 46
Views: 76200

Re: Challenge 2015 - Peter Bowen - HO Roundhouse

I started looking at the steelwork for the roof framing and it looks very (black) plastic…! http://stlandh.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/IMG_8541.jpeg Good old Halfords Grey Primer to the rescue: http://stlandh.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/IMG_8544.jpeg The grey primer is a very good basic primer...