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  • #16
    Troels,

    Thanks for the first 100 pages; it has been a pleasure and a privilege to watch your progress.

    It is amazing to think of seeing your first build pictures taken when you were living on a sail boat and now the amazing scenes that you are able to build while on dry land. I wish you the best for your next 100 posts!

    Hopefully I will be able to visit and see the RR first had some day soon.

    Larry

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    • #17
      Troels, looking forward to the next 100 pages. It should be very enlightening.

      BTW,a Dane a Nord and in Sweden,all Scandinavian ...can't be all that bad yah?

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      • #18
        Troels,

        I'm still reading page three of volume one. [:-paperbag] It feels like I am chasing a train that is leaving the station ... while on crutches!! Slow down a bit, I can't keep up!! Oh, speaking of stations, nice start on yours. Good choice of colors with the green and white.

        Gregg

        PS. Now only 99 pages to go to be current. I can do it.

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        • #19
          Hopefully I'll finish updating a summary of volume 1, over the next week

          http://www.modvid.com.au/html/body_t__kirk.html
          " Stay Motivated in Life "

          http://www.modvid.com.au/html/body_mario_rapinett.html

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          • #20
            quote:


            Originally posted by Philip


            Nice depot. Clay tile is my suggestion.

            Philip


            Not really an appropriate material for mid century Maine.
            Dave Mason
            On30Kits.com

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            • #21
              Thanks for the suggestions for roofing material... I have a vintage postcard from one of the narrow gauge lines in Maine, with a red roof, like the oxide red on the car roofs. Would have given the Teal's area that spot of red it needs for harmony (and lightened up contrary to the grey slate), but what 1930'ies material was available in that color, other than asphalt rolle roofing?? By the way Dave, I do have several old photos of Maine depots with tar/asphalt paper.. hehe..
              Troels Kirk

              Näsum, Sweden

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              • #22
                Troels wrote: "what 1930'ies material was available in that color, other than asphalt rolle roofing?? "

                One choice would be asphalt or asbestos shingles:

                http://www.apti.org/publications/Tec...ngles-1930.pdf

                Dennis

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                • #23
                  Troels,

                  Congratulations on Page 102 ... [^]

                  Your little station is progressing very nicely. Your choice of white and green is very nice.

                  Here is a portable station design that might fit in somewhere on your layout:



                  Dennis, thanks for the link to the shingle ... interesting.
                  Tom M.

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                  • #24
                    I know there may be photos of tar paper roofing but a Maine crafstman would use something more permanent.

                    As for red, the asphalt 3 tab shingles were a popular item back then and may have been used on the depot.

                    Red shingles would be better than roll roofing in my opinion.

                    Of course if it were more modern, it would have a blue tarp over it. (smile)

                    What an excellent link Dennis posted. There's a lot of choices there in red and would be appropriate. I wasn't aware of the hard shingles being used on roofs.
                    Dave Mason
                    On30Kits.com

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                    • #25
                      Dennis, thank you ever so much! All I ever could need to know on that subject and time! Tom, that is perhaps too small a design! I have three stations planned, with the Teal's Cove I build now as the smallest. Convers will have a more passenger oriented one, and at Cranberry Coastal Steamer Quay I have a beauty planned with integral platform roof and all...
                      Troels Kirk

                      Näsum, Sweden

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                      • #26
                        Very interesting to read the language they used in the 1930's and the concepts and ideas of advertising they had back then. That picture of the man at the desk with a cigar in his hand is priceless. Could you imagine such a thing being done today?

                        Arthur
                        Arthur

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                        • #27
                          I'm glad the catalog was of interest guys, don't miss the other great catalogs at this site. A wealth of info on early 20th century construction practice.

                          Here's the link to the whole list: http://www.apti.org/publications/catalog-head.cfm

                          Cheers,

                          Dennis

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                          • #28
                            Thanks once again Dennis! I've been painting and cutting red roofing all evening...
                            Troels Kirk

                            Näsum, Sweden

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                            • #29
                              Troels....sorry to be late in congrats on the first 100! I've been "sick as a dog" and "down with the grip" as my Irish father used to say. Feeling better now. I'm sure the little depot will look grand in its red colour....but the boys up on the Monson will be disappointed!....best wishes on the next 100 ...sully

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                              • #30
                                Troels

                                I think wood shakes. Check out this link >> http://www.crjc.org/heritage/V14-5.htm

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