Railroad Line Forums
Railroad Line Forums
Save Password

Forgot Password?
  Home   Forums   Events Calendar   Sponsors   Support the RRLine   Guestbook   FAQ     Register
Active Topics | Active Polls | Resources | Members | Online Users | Live Chat | Avatar Legend | Search | Statistics
Photo Album | File Lister | File Library
[ Active Members: 6 | Anonymous Members: 0 | Guests: 114 ]  [ Total: 120 ]  [ Newest Member: longknifeldr ]
 All Forums
 Model Railroad Forums
 The On30 Line
 Corps of Canadian Railway Troops Europe 1918

Note: You must be registered in order to post a reply.
To register, click here. Registration is FREE!

 Posting Form
Format Mode:
Format: BoldItalicizedUnderlineStrikethrough Align LeftCenteredAlign Right Horizontal Rule Insert HyperlinkInsert EmailInsert Image Insert CodeInsert QuoteInsert List Spell Checker
Callouts: Insert Speech Icon: duh! Insert Speech Icon: oops! Insert Speech Icon: sigh! Insert Speech Icon: ugh! Insert Speech Icon: wow! Insert Speech Icon: yeah! Insert Speech Icon: ok! Insert Speech Icon: yes! Insert Speech Icon: no!
Message Icon:              

Alien_125 [:-alien] Angel_125 [:-angel] Angry [:(!] Apple_125 [:-apple]
Approve [^] Ashamed_125 [:-ashamed] Banghead_125 [:-banghead] Baseball_125 [:-baseball]
Basketball_125 [:-basketball] Batman_125 [:-batman] Big Smile [:D] Bigeyes_125 [:-bigeyes]
Bigeyes2_125 [:-bigeyes2] Bigmouth_125 [:-bigmouth] Black Eye [B)] Blindfold_125 [:-blindfold]
Blush [:I] Boggled_125 [:-boggled] Boring_125 [:-boring] Bouncy_125 [:-bouncy]
Brokenheart_125 [:-brokenheart] Bulb_125 [:-bulb] Bunny_125 [:-bunny] Captain_125 [:-captain]
Censored_125 [:-censored] Chef_125 [:-chef] Clock_125 [:-clock] clover_125 [:-clover]
Clown [:o)] clown_125 [:-clown] Cold_125 [:-cold] Cool [8D]
Cowboy_125 [:-cowboy] Crazy_125 [:-crazy] Cry_125 [:-cry] Cyclops_125 [:-cyclops]
Dead [xx(] Devil_125 [:-devil] Disapprove [V] Disguise_125 [:-disguise]
Dog_125 [:-dog] Doggy_125 [:-doggy] Dopey_125 [:-dopey] Drool_125 [:-drool]
Drunk_125 [:-drunk] Dunce_125 [:-dunce] Eight Ball [8] Evil [}:)]
Eyebrows_125 [:-eyebrows] Fight_125 [:-fight] Football_125 [:-football] Ghost_125 [:-ghost]
Glasses_125 [:-glasses] Gnasher_125 [:-gnasher] Goldfish_125 [:-goldfish] Golf_125 [:-golf]
Graduate_125 [:-graduate] Grumpy_125 [:-grumpy] Headache_125 [:-headache] Headphones_125 [:-headphones]
Hearts_125 [:-hearts] Hockey_125 [:-hockey] Hot_125 [:-hot] Hypnotized_125 [:-hypnotized]
Idea_125 [:-idea] Indifferent_125 [:-indifferent] Irked_125 [:-irked] Jester_125 [:-jester]
Jump_125 [:-jump] Jump2_125 [:-jump2] jumprefect_125 [:-jumprefect] King_125 [:-king]
Kisses [:X] Kitty_125 [:-kitty] Knockout_125 [:-knockout] Love_125 [:-love]
Magnify_125 [:-magnify] Masked_125 [:-masked] Mean_125 [:-mean] Mischievous_125 [:-mischievous]
Mohawk_125 [:-mohawk] Moptop_125 [:-moptop] Mouse_125 [:-mouse] Mummy_125 [:-mummy]
Nonono_125 [:-nonono] Ouch_125 [:-ouch] Paperbag_125 [:-paperbag] Party_125 [:-party]
Piggy_125 [:-piggy] Pirate_125 [:-pirate] Propeller_125 [:-propeller] Psst_125 [:-psst]
Pumpkin_125 [:-pumpkin] Question [?] Sad [:(] Scared_125 [:-scared]
Shades_125 [:-shades] Shake_125 [:-shake] Shock [:O] Shy [8)]
Sick_125 [:-sick] Sing_125 [:-sing] Skull_125 [:-skull] Slaphappy_125 [:-slaphappy]
Sleep_125 [:-sleep] Sleepy [|)] Slug_125 [:-slug] Sly_125 [:-sly]
Smgreen_125 [:-smile_green] Smile [:)] Smirk_125 [:-smirk] Snooty_125 [:-snooty]
Snorkel_125 [:-snorkel] soccer_125 [:-soccer] Sonar_125 [:-sonar] Sour_125 [:-sour]
Spin_125 [:-spin] Splat_125 [:-splat] Star_125 [:-star] Tapedshut_125 [:-tophat]
Tapedshut_125 [:-taped] Thumbdn_125 [:-thumbd] Thumbup_125 [:-thumbu] Tiger_125 [:-tiger]
Timebomb_125 [:-timebm] Toast_125 [:-toast] Tongue [:P] Tongue_125 [:-tong2]
Tophat_125 [:-tophat] Turtle_125 [:-turtle] Vampire_125 [:-vamp] Viking_125 [:-viking]
Weeping_125 [:-weepn] Williamtell_125 [:-wiltel] Wink [;)] Witch_125 [:-witch]
Xmas_125 [;-xmas] Yawn_125 [:-yawn] Yuck_125 [:-yuck]  

   -  HTML is OFF | Forum Code is ON
   Insert a File
  Check here to include your profile signature.
Check here to subscribe to this topic.

T O P I C    R E V I E W
BigLars Posted - 03/25/2018 : 5:06:21 PM
For my next Railroad I want to replicate some of the activities of the Corps of Canadian Railway Troops in Europe 1918.

At the height of World War 1 the Corps of Canadian Railway Troops contained 19,000 personnel - 16,000 working in France and Belgium, with the remainder in England.

Canadian railway soldiers constructed all light railways in areas occupied by the five British Armies, and 60 % of the standard gauge lines connecting the channel ports to the front lines. In total, Canadians built 1169 miles of broad gauge railway line and miles of narrow gauge line during their wartime service. That is some serious Narrow Gauge railroad to model.

For some partial information you can go to this link:

I will be modeling using 1/43 and 1/48 in forced perspective. Track will be Code 70 set at 16.5 mm. It should be 14mm but I need to use available drive units from HO models. Therefore the closest fit is ON30.

I have been building a few models for the past 6 months. Now it is time to get serious.

Let the games begin.
15   L A T E S T    R E P L I E S    (Newest First)
BigLars Posted - 08/13/2019 : 6:11:55 PM
Thanks to all who stopped in for a look and for the kind words.
I am traveling on business but did bring 120 detail parts to paint.
Dave - I placed an order for the shading paint you suggested. I will give it a try soon.
Still lots to do in this project. I plan on a first showing of part of the layout this fall. A larger section next July.
Deadlines are good for me. Keeps me honest.
David Clark Posted - 08/13/2019 : 12:33:21 PM
Larry, great work on the figs. If I could offer a suggestion, Games Workshop has a product for shading acrylics called Agrqax Earthshade - it's in their "Shade" range (oddly enough). They have a number of colours but this one is a brown and would fill the recesses, leaving raised portions as highlights - all in one fell swoop. MIG probably also has a similar one, Vallejo, may but I don't think so. It would add a level of realism with minimal effort.
Keep up the fantastic work! Cheers,
Pennman Posted - 08/13/2019 : 09:03:40 AM

Just catching up with this again, and I must say wonderful work!!
brownbr Posted - 08/13/2019 : 07:25:37 AM
Great job on the LP.
Grubes Posted - 08/11/2019 : 1:23:33 PM
Amazing work. What patience to detail so many figures at that level.
Frank Palmer Posted - 08/05/2019 : 1:10:27 PM
Larry you are the man, the man, the man, the woman, the man . . . .
jbvb Posted - 08/05/2019 : 10:26:43 AM
Several searches didn't turn up a date for NNGC 2021 in Hickory, NC (some relatives live nearby, which would make it easy to turn into a family vacation). If nobody here knows, I'll ask a larger audience.
Ensign Posted - 08/05/2019 : 10:08:20 AM
Larry, wonderful work on painting all of those soldiers!
They all look fantastic!

Greg Shinnie
Michael Posted - 08/05/2019 : 09:31:35 AM

I just read through your thread. This is an amazing project. What a way to preserved a part of history! Great modelling skills. Thanks for all the excellent tips as well. Wish I was closer to help with your show setup.

brucet Posted - 08/04/2019 : 11:37:21 PM
Looks amazing.
Hopeless Posted - 08/04/2019 : 8:40:57 PM
Wonderful. It is starting to look like an army.

TRAINS1941 Posted - 08/04/2019 : 8:40:01 PM
When is Hickory??
BigLars Posted - 08/04/2019 : 8:07:05 PM
Originally posted by TRAINS1941


Wonderful work Larry.

Which NG are you going to take this to???

Thank you Jerry.
The target is Hickory NC. I hope to have at least 20 feet of RR running at the show. I will need help setting up and running it, I am a one man crew. I have a couple of people I hope will show up.
TRAINS1941 Posted - 08/04/2019 : 7:52:57 PM

Wonderful work Larry.

Which NG are you going to take this to???
Michael Hohn Posted - 08/04/2019 : 2:55:20 PM
Im amazed at the variety of figures. What a lot of work but the diorama will look fantastic.

Railroad Line Forums © 2000-19 Railroad Line Co. Go To Top Of Page
Steam was generated in 0.22 seconds. Powered By: Snitz Forums 2000