Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Thunder Mesa Mining Company Part II

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Thunder Mesa Mining Company Part II

    The TMMC has come a long way in the past couple of years and I sincerely thank everyone for their input, comments and advice. There's still so much more to do. Ready for part II? Let's go!


    David Meek

  • #2
    Here's a link to part I: http://www.railroad-line.com/forum/t...TOPIC_ID=39429
    David Meek

    Comment


    • #3
      I've enjoyed following along in Part I, so I know Part II will be great!
      Mark

      Comment


      • #4
        Here's the progress on the O&F Saloon in Hanging Rock as of this afternoon.



        David Meek

        Comment


        • #5
          Taking a front row seat...this should be good...

          Comment


          • #6
            I just want you to know that you have really changed my approach to the hobby after more than 60 years of model building.

            I truly love the way you draw and color your track plans.

            Works of art in and of themselves.

            Comment


            • #7
              Dave, your saloon is really shaping up.

              Mark
              W,L,&E

              Comment


              • #8
                I'll second Darryl, your track plans are exactly how I think plans should be drawn. Over the years the model magazines would change the way they would draw plans, and about the mid 80s they drew them like you do, which I feel were the best look. I would remember spending hours just looking at the plans and envisioning how it would be in an actual model. To me the current computer generated plans are stale looking. your plans have the perfect combination of hand drawn and colored and computer drawn and colored.

                Comment


                • #9
                  Dave,

                  I had never noticed the natural bridge before on your track plan. It is another nice touch! Was it inspired by the natural bridge on the Fiddletown and Copperopolis Railway?

                  Thanks,

                  Reg Barron

                  Comment


                  • #10
                    quote:


                    Originally posted by Reg Barron


                    Dave,

                    I had never noticed the natural bridge before on your track plan. It is another nice touch! Was it inspired by the natural bridge on the Fiddletown and Copperopolis Railway?

                    Thanks,

                    Reg Barron


                    Thanks! Yes, the natural bridge was inspired by Falberg more or less. It's something I've always wanted to include on a layout since I just love the preposterous whimsy of it.
                    David Meek

                    Comment


                    • #11
                      Congratulations on the 1st 100 pages. I've followed from the start. I enjoy every one of your posts and have great admiration for you modeling and creativity.

                      Comment


                      • #12
                        Your track plans are really awesome and the layout ain't shabby either Dave! :up: :up: :up:

                        Comment


                        • #13
                          Thank you very much, gents!

                          I was able to scratch out a little time to work on the O&F Saloon today and managed to finish up the lean-to addition.



                          If I have time tomorrow I'll finish the fancy trim on the upper facade. Then it's just the roof and a few details and this one is will be ready for the layout.
                          David Meek

                          Comment


                          • #14
                            So glad to see San Lorenzo firmly planter on your track plan.

                            Now as for the saloon, don't think I've ever heard of one that also sells guns & powder.

                            Nice looking saloon though.


                            Comment


                            • #15
                              It's the only business in town ;-)
                              David Meek

                              Comment

                              Working...
                              X