I seldom run trains at home so these guys have been waiting a while.
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Outstanding, Howard, a really nice scratch version.
Here, the Parlor Flats depot construction project continues:
Working on a station signal now, and possibly a train-orders stand. We're trying to build this tinplate-style, so not many detail bits.
Wow, sawdust43 your model of the Lionel 115 station is AMAZING! Wonderful craftsmanship and ability to capture the details. Great work. pd your work on the "parlor flats" depot is also really neat. I am afraid I am rather "ham handed" when it comes to this sort of modeling. Great work to you both.
Here are some scenes from my layout. Here are the commuters waiting for their train to the City. Just a humble Plasticville station platform that I have used along with the prewar Lionel Suburban station #127 from 1923-36.
Here is the suburban station in its location in "Small Town", the town center of which is located just outside of the Savannah, Ga wharf's and port.
The main station, is the Lionel #115 Depot with extra platforms also from Lionel. It sits inside the Savannah City Center (in my imagination) and hosts many trains a day to the North and South. It also sees the passing of numerous freight trains to and from the busy port. Below is a Konrad Dressler locomotive made in the early 50's in "The U.S. zone" , Germany (and so marked). The cars are Mettoy made in the UK also in the 50's , except for the blue jaguar payload which is mine and just happened to be a convenient size.
I know I am a day late...its Sunday, but I just discovered this thread and very much enjoyed everyone's pictures.
Well here are some of the stations on the Leonardtown and Savannah...
The workers on the wharf area, begin to board public transportation to take them to the central depot for the train ride home.
Maintenance at the freight station takes some time for some quick and needed repairs to the "necessary" in the back yard.
Best wishes everyone for a good weekend.
I named this station Fulluda because (a) the building on the wall is a composite photo of the real 1930 Santa Fe/Amtrak station in nearby Fullerton, CA, and (b) its fifteen foot approach spur has both a 90 degree left turn and a 5% grade like the real Saluda RR hill in North Carolina. I stood on that track in 2002.
Here's my contribution to Station Saturday:
Dockside at Paradise.
Passengers waiting for Southern Pacific Daylight Sacramento Southbound (never existed, but its my layout) ;-)
Passengers waiting for Santa Fe Chief to roll in (also never existed in Paradise, CA).
Scott, have a great weekend!!!
One from the archives...a local approaches a station on Christmas Eve, 1936, after a freak snowfall on the basement layout:
We rarely see snow on the layout, but the Hagerstown Almanac says we might see a bit more of it this winter.