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nextceo
Engine Wiper

Posted - 09/03/2017 :  2:24:03 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hey Gang,

Here are the Final Pictures of my diorama that incorporated the SierraWest Tractor Repair Shed and Boiler-House Kits - O Scale. It won 2nd place in the Diorama Category at the 2017 Narrow Gauge Convention in Denver and I plan to bring it to Altoona, PA in November for the Fine Scale Model Railroader Expo. The size of the Diorama is 26 inches by 26 inches. It contains 15 LEDs with two Simulators - The first Simulator is a flickering Welding Light that runs for 30 seconds and then turns of for 90 seconds before repeating and the other Simulator is for burning coals that can be found in the Blacksmith Hearth. The Quad Nash Truck seen on the diorama has both front and rear working lights.

Thanks for Looking!
Alan

PS - A Special Thanks to Brett Gallant of SierraWest for adding his "Magic Touch" to my Diorama Photos by making them look like they are right out of 1929.












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ed k
Fireman

Posted - 09/03/2017 :  2:32:35 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi Alan, The pictures are incredible. Thanks Brett.
The diorama also looked great on your kitchen island. I like the red knobs. Wolf in our kitchen.
ed



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UKGuy
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Posted - 09/03/2017 :  3:21:11 PM  Show Profile  Visit UKGuy's Homepage  Send UKGuy a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
Incredible pictures of an incredible diorama Alan, congratulations on your second place.
You did an outstanding job with some amazing SierraWest kits.

Karl.A



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Carl B
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Posted - 09/03/2017 :  4:05:28 PM  Show Profile  Visit Carl B's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Excellent work Alan and congratulations on your award!

Any chance we can see some "un-processed" final photos?



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desertdrover
Engineer



Posted - 09/03/2017 :  4:07:50 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Alan I agree with Ed, Karl & Carl. Outstanding pictures and a job well done. Fantastic diorama scene!


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sierrawest
Engine Wiper

Posted - 09/03/2017 :  4:15:06 PM  Show Profile  Visit sierrawest's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Now that's some serious eye candy! Congratulations.

Brett



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Bill Gill
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Posted - 09/03/2017 :  5:27:23 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Alan & Brett, good diorama and photos, Congratulations.


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tct855
Crew Chief

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Posted - 09/03/2017 :  5:49:51 PM  Show Profile  Visit tct855's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Alan,

Wow! Now that's what a ultimate goal in modeling should be.

Fantastic pics and presentation as well. Those pics make me want to go out & build my own tractor scene.

Kind of like when I go & see the cannonball run movie, afterwards I want to drive home fast! ha.

Great pics sir. Thanx Thom...



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BigLars
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Posted - 09/03/2017 :  6:01:30 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Fantastic modeling, congrats on the 2nd place, well deserved.

My current build:
http://www.railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=50375

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nextceo
Engine Wiper

Posted - 09/03/2017 :  7:41:04 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks for all the nice comments. Yep, I'll post the un-screened photos in a few days. Having trouble with Photobucket tonite. In the mean time if you want to see them, I posted them over on the SierraWest site.

Alan



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Michael Hohn
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Posted - 09/03/2017 :  11:05:10 PM  Show Profile  Visit Michael Hohn's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Congratulations on a beautiful diorama and for the award. Terrific photos as well. You and Brett make a great team.

Mike


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Pennman
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Posted - 09/04/2017 :  12:09:43 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Beautiful work, Alan!

Rich



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TRAINS1941
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Posted - 09/04/2017 :  12:33:10 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Alan what an outstanding diorama! Beautiful coloring and detailing.

Nice pictures Brett.


Jerry

"And in the end, itís not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." A. Lincoln

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nextceo
Engine Wiper

Posted - 09/04/2017 :  09:55:46 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks Mike, Rich and Jerry for the nice comments.

Alan



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Old Fogy
Crew Chief

Posted - 09/04/2017 :  1:00:41 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Bravo Alan, the work of a true craftsman. What are the dimensions of the diorama?
Old Fogy











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time2play
Fireman



Posted - 09/04/2017 :  1:29:26 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote

2nd!!! The diorama is worthy of first place! Nicely done. Thanks for sharing...

Bob



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