dstonelocpic;Hello all. It's been a long time since I was on a online forum and it took about 15 minutes to figure out how to introduce myself! I'm a N scaler, member of a model railroad club in the Chicago area.
Really nice work,I also new here.Looking forward to seeing more.Welcome aboard!
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I am a long-time N-scaler too. I model part of the Milwaukee Road near Seattle, in the 1920s & 1950s. The photos below show my mostly scratch-built N-scale model of Seattle Union Station.
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cjp53;Really nice work,I also new here.Looking forward to seeing more.
I built a water tower like yours but can't find the right size water spout.Where did you get yours?I need two of them.I was forced to use the smaller ones available at a couple websites.cjp53;
Thank you. Here are some more pics of my structures. I also have some files on building a layout. If you want them I will send copies to you.
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cjp53;I built a water tower like yours but can't find the right size water spout.Where did you get yours?I need two of them.I was forced to use the smaller ones available at a couple websites.
Mine is completely basswood,even the shingles are hand cut.Man that took a while lol.Brass used for the spout?How did you flair it out?cjp53;
My water tower is scratchbuilt from basswood and the spout is also scratchbuilt, from rolled and soldered brass sheet, and brass tubing. The shingled roof is made from Campbell's HO-scale shingles with extra cuts and closer spacing, to make them look N-scale. I've used the same shingle technique on several structures, including the covered bridge and the lighthouse keeper's cottage, shown below.The "water" inside my water tank is cast epoxy.
Your water tower looks very good. Fine work!
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