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  • Michael_Hohn
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    Originally posted by Bill_Gill View Post
    Terrific construction, Mike. You should be able to get some nice interior photos looking in through an empty stall doorway.
    Thanks, Bill. I would probably want to add some interior details. I think an enginehouse like this was mainly for parking locomotives out of the weather and for doing only minor maintenance. Still, a few shelves and tools would look good.

    Mike

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  • Michael_Hohn
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    Originally posted by robert_goslin View Post
    Beautiful work Mike. The amount of trouble you went to with all that framing, especially the roof is amazing.
    Nice that the roof is removable, so we can see all the detail.
    The two buildings together make such a nice scene. Some of you best work yet. The old loco is a thing of beauty too.
    Rob,

    Thank you. The scene rather developed over the years. I built the enginehouse about 25 years ago, before I even had a place for it on my layout at the time. It now has a home. I built it for the NMRA Achievement Program; it's completely built board on board, including the board and batten sides and the windows. The only commercial parts are nbw's, downspouts, and the smoke jacks. I got a first in structures at an NMRA regional convention. The car shop was built more quickly with commercial sheetwood and Tichy windows.

    I wish that locomotive ran as good as it looks.

    Mike

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  • Orionvp17
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    Like.

  • Bill_Gill
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    Terrific construction, Mike. You should be able to get some nice interior photos looking in through an empty stall doorway.

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  • robert_goslin
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    Beautiful work Mike. The amount of trouble you went to with all that framing, especially the roof is amazing.
    Nice that the roof is removable, so we can see all the detail.
    The two buildings together make such a nice scene. Some of you best work yet. The old loco is a thing of beauty too.

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  • Michael_Hohn
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    Originally posted by desertdrover View Post
    Fantastic looking carpentry on that engine house. Love all the studs and roof framing. Some great progress with your railroad planning Mike.
    Louis,

    Thank you.

    Some people hand lay track. I frame up structures. It's therapeutic.

    Mike

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  • desertdrover
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    Fantastic looking carpentry on that engine house. Love all the studs and roof framing. Some great progress with your railroad planning Mike.

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  • Michael_Hohn
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    Thank you, Pete.

    Let's just assume the locomotive is in for repairs.

    Mike

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  • Orionvp17
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    Very nicely done, Mike!! And yes, the American needs some work, but there are Rules about sharing photographs, and that fits right in.... <sigh> Nice job.

    Pete
    in Michigan

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  • Michael_Hohn
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    Scott and Carl, Thank you very much!

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  • Carl_B
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    VERY nice work on those structures Mike!

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  • CNE1899
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    Mike,
    Really nice work! I the inside woodwork as well. I also like the color scheme and architectural details.
    Yellow is my favorite color and I like board and batten siding.

    Scott

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  • Michael_Hohn
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    Thank you, George and Bob.

    I noticed the derailed locomotive only after posting the photos. (sigh)

    Mike

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  • railman28
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    What a sharp looking engine house. Excellent job on the pits and how you had all the roof trusts lift out with the roof. I also like the light weathering too but get that American on the track.

    Bob

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  • George_D
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    I like all the interior woodwork on your engine house, Mike.

    George

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