Making the most of my time at home. I'm working toward Master Model Railroader certification through the National Model Railroad Association. The program, actual name "Achievement Program (AP)" Began in 1961. Nearly 60 years later, there are only about 750 certified Master Model Railroaders. It is not easy to earn this distinction.
I'm working on the scenery certificate. I'm building a module of Essex, Montana.
The photos after shows some of my work. This model is kitbashed; meaning I'm using pieces from other kits--3 this far. And I had to scratch build the small roof and supports over the door.
I just started this building project tonight. Lots more to go including pots of weathering and rust on the building.
I have also included my super weathered version detailed version of the Essex water tank in model form as well. The actual one built in 1952 still stands in Essex today!
Having fun! I have 3 certificates already--7 are required. I will have two more in the next 1.5 years. Hopefully I will have this one, number 6?, scenery, by year's end.
One to go...somewhere down the track! Hope to be completed by June 2022. That when a National Model Railroad Convention-- Tri-Regional Convention will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana.