Railroad Line Forums - Louís MDC Logging 3 in 1 MoW Fire Fighting Train
Railroad Line Forums
Username:
Password:
Save Password


Register
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: 4 | Anonymous Members: 0 | Guests: 163 ]  [ Total: 167 ]  [ Newest Member: Dizzy ]
 All Forums
 Model Railroad Forums
 Logging, Mining, & Narrow minded
 Louís MDC Logging 3 in 1 MoW Fire Fighting Train
Previous Page | Next Page
 New Topic |   New Poll New Poll |   Reply to Topic | 
Author Previous Topic: 1/72 Scale Narrow Gauge Modeling Topic Next Topic: jacks cabin water tank plans?
Page: of 20

Bernd
Fireman



Posted - 02/04/2019 :  3:48:01 PM  Show Profile  Visit Bernd's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Louis,

The train looks great. I'll be referencing this build when ever I get to my fire train.

One safety hint, how about bright yellow paint on the hand rails? I was going to add to that perhaps a red gumball on top of the cab, but I don't think anybody will have equipment on the track when the fire train goes down the track.

Bernd



Country: USA | Posts: 3234 Go to Top of Page

Carl B
Fireman

Premium Member

Posted - 02/04/2019 :  3:56:20 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Well done Louis!


Country: USA | Posts: 3493 Go to Top of Page

desertdrover
Engineer



Posted - 02/04/2019 :  5:42:01 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Ensign

Louis, your new fire fighting train looks incredible!
Your L & R railroad is now better prepared for such emergencies.
Thanks for sharing this interesting project with us all.
I really enjoyed watching this all come together!

Greg Shinnie



Thanks a lot for your continued following and support during this project build Greg. I must add, I always look forward to the inside jokes and humor you tend to provide along the way.



Louis
Pacific Northwest Logging in the East Coast
Post count: 2000 posts added to below count.

Country: USA | Posts: 17378 Go to Top of Page

desertdrover
Engineer



Posted - 02/04/2019 :  5:46:58 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by George D

Very interesting build and a fine looking train, Louis. Now you need to start another fire to justify such an elaborate fire fighting train.

George



George, thanks for your posts and comments throughout this build. Even with being out of town, you managed to still follow along.



Louis
Pacific Northwest Logging in the East Coast
Post count: 2000 posts added to below count.

Country: USA | Posts: 17378 Go to Top of Page

desertdrover
Engineer



Posted - 02/04/2019 :  5:54:44 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Bernd

Louis,

The train looks great. I'll be referencing this build when ever I get to my fire train.

One safety hint, how about bright yellow paint on the hand rails? I was going to add to that perhaps a red gumball on top of the cab, but I don't think anybody will have equipment on the track when the fire train goes down the track.

Bernd



Thanks Bernd for your continued ideas, thoughts and posts throughout this project.
As far as the yellow rails and gumball, that's all a modern thing well after my fire train era. Safety, and OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) was the last thing they ever knew about in those days. Today you can't get on a house roof without a harness, but in the early days, men ran across the top of moving trains, to them, yellow meant the guy that didn't.



Louis
Pacific Northwest Logging in the East Coast
Post count: 2000 posts added to below count.

Country: USA | Posts: 17378 Go to Top of Page

desertdrover
Engineer



Posted - 02/04/2019 :  6:00:04 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Carl B

Well done Louis!



Thanks Carl, and as always I do appreciate your Comradely!



Louis
Pacific Northwest Logging in the East Coast
Post count: 2000 posts added to below count.

Country: USA | Posts: 17378 Go to Top of Page

Bill Gill
Fireman



Posted - 02/05/2019 :  07:48:41 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Louis, That came out great. Sort of a combination of "A Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight' and painting the town red.


Country: USA | Posts: 2696 Go to Top of Page

desertdrover
Engineer



Posted - 02/05/2019 :  09:59:09 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Bill Gill

Louis, That came out great. Sort of a combination of "A Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight' and painting the town red.



Thanks Bill!



Louis
Pacific Northwest Logging in the East Coast
Post count: 2000 posts added to below count.

Country: USA | Posts: 17378 Go to Top of Page

BurleyJim
Fireman

Premium Member


Posted - 02/05/2019 :  10:17:52 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Yet another first 'class' (workmanship and tutorial) job on custom model railroading.

Jim



Country: USA | Posts: 4693 Go to Top of Page

k9wrangler
Engineer



Posted - 02/05/2019 :  10:26:12 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Lou, the train looks great! I enjoyed your build and remembered the time many years ago when I did one of those, must have been the 70s when they were still current issue kits. You need a set of the guys playing checkers to sit in the display. Red suspenders on them.

Karl Scribner
Sunfield Twp. Michigan
H.M.F.I.C
Kentucky Southern Railway
The Spartan Line

Country: USA | Posts: 10446 Go to Top of Page

Orionvp17
Fireman

Premium Member

Posted - 02/05/2019 :  10:55:37 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Nicely done, Louis! Nicely done!

Pete
in Michigan



Country: USA | Posts: 6775 Go to Top of Page

desertdrover
Engineer



Posted - 02/05/2019 :  12:34:37 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by BurleyJim

Yet another first 'class' (workmanship and tutorial) job on custom model railroading.

Jim



Many thanks Jim for your comments, and posts along the way.



Louis
Pacific Northwest Logging in the East Coast
Post count: 2000 posts added to below count.

Country: USA | Posts: 17378 Go to Top of Page

desertdrover
Engineer



Posted - 02/05/2019 :  12:43:35 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by k9wrangler

Lou, the train looks great! I enjoyed your build and remembered the time many years ago when I did one of those, must have been the 70s when they were still current issue kits. You need a set of the guys playing checkers to sit in the display. Red suspenders on them.



Thank you Karl. That's about how long this kit was on my shelf. It was about the mid 70's when I got a bunch of these different 3 in 1 kits. It used to be the kit bashers dream kits.
The checker players scene is ideal for the fire train. Got to have those iconic Red Suspenders.



Louis
Pacific Northwest Logging in the East Coast
Post count: 2000 posts added to below count.

Country: USA | Posts: 17378 Go to Top of Page

desertdrover
Engineer



Posted - 02/05/2019 :  12:45:14 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Orionvp17

Nicely done, Louis! Nicely done!

Pete
in Michigan



Thank you Pete! Sorry I missed you again this year at Springfield.



Louis
Pacific Northwest Logging in the East Coast
Post count: 2000 posts added to below count.

Country: USA | Posts: 17378 Go to Top of Page

Empire of the Air
Engine Wiper



Posted - 02/05/2019 :  1:38:25 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Louis,

Enjoyed watching the build come together for an outstanding result!

Regards,
Wallace



Country: USA | Posts: 106 Go to Top of Page
Page: of 20 Previous Topic: 1/72 Scale Narrow Gauge Modeling Topic Next Topic: jacks cabin water tank plans?  
 New Topic |   New Poll New Poll |   Reply to Topic | 
Previous Page | Next Page
Jump To:
Railroad Line Forums © 2000-19 Railroad Line Co. Go To Top Of Page
Steam was generated in 0.42 seconds. Powered By: Snitz Forums 2000