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YES MORE! Signs for your layout

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YES MORE! Signs for your layout
Posted by tomkat-13 on Saturday, November 07, 2009 3:38 PM

I enjoy finding signs for my layout . Feel free to use for your layouts.

More signs at:

 http://www.trainboard.com/grapevine/album.php?albumid=721

 

I model MKT & CB&Q in Missouri. A MUST SEE LINK: Great photographs from glassplate negatives of St Louis 1914-1917!!!! http://www.usgennet.org/usa/mo/county/stlouis/kempland/glassplate.htm Boeing Employee RR Club-St Louis http://www.berrc-stl.com/
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Posted by ssgauge on Saturday, November 07, 2009 5:38 PM

Many thanks!  You've done your fellow modelers a real service!!

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Posted by Bob grech on Saturday, November 07, 2009 5:44 PM

 Thank you.... I'm always on the look out "old-time" signage such as these.

Have Fun.... Bob.
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Posted by Archer1 on Saturday, November 07, 2009 9:13 PM

 GREAT STUFF!!!

 Much thanks!!! Big Smile

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Posted by wm3798 on Sunday, November 08, 2009 12:10 AM

 You've done a great job collecting these.  Here's a little token of my appreciation...

I really have to get to work on building a minor league ball field...  Those old signs would make a hell of an outfield fence!

Lee

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Posted by tcf511 on Sunday, November 08, 2009 8:56 AM

 Thanks Tomkat. I always save the signs that you post and have used a few on some of my buildings so far. I appreciate you sharing.

Tim Fahey

Musconetcong Branch of the Lehigh Valley RR

 

 

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Posted by tomkat-13 on Sunday, November 08, 2009 10:04 AM

Here is a new Page of Signs!

I model MKT & CB&Q in Missouri. A MUST SEE LINK: Great photographs from glassplate negatives of St Louis 1914-1917!!!! http://www.usgennet.org/usa/mo/county/stlouis/kempland/glassplate.htm Boeing Employee RR Club-St Louis http://www.berrc-stl.com/
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Posted by tomikawaTT on Sunday, November 08, 2009 10:06 AM

Thanks, pardner.  You've made my day!Thumbs UpThumbs UpBow

Just a little less than PC, though.  "Buxom Melons," and a whole sheet of tobacco products...Shock

My only problem?  Wrong language...Sigh

Chuck (Modeling Central Japan in September, 1964)

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Posted by tomkat-13 on Wednesday, November 11, 2009 5:56 PM

Here is a new page of signs!

I model MKT & CB&Q in Missouri. A MUST SEE LINK: Great photographs from glassplate negatives of St Louis 1914-1917!!!! http://www.usgennet.org/usa/mo/county/stlouis/kempland/glassplate.htm Boeing Employee RR Club-St Louis http://www.berrc-stl.com/
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Posted by BIG JERR on Thursday, November 12, 2009 8:50 AM

Wow thanks ; from a newbe stand point ,what would you do with thease or should I say how would you use thease ? print to paper and glue? print to decal ? some suggestion on use or better yet some examples (picts) would be very helpfull to lil ol me .... thanks again J.W.

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Posted by wm3798 on Thursday, November 12, 2009 10:36 AM

Here's a couple that I've put into play on my N scale layout... (It's nice to have a color laser at work!)  I've also built a few billboards for placement around the layout.  Need to take some pictures of them...

Lee

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Posted by tomkat-13 on Thursday, November 12, 2009 6:53 PM

BIG JERR

Wow thanks ; from a newbe stand point ,what would you do with thease or should I say how would you use thease ? print to paper and glue? print to decal ? some suggestion on use or better yet some examples (picts) would be very helpfull to lil ol me .... thanks again J.W.

Just copy & past the jpg file to your computer. You can re-size for different scales in MS Publisher, MS Word or program of your choice. You can print on paper, card stock, or for metal signs photo paper. I have not tried decal paper but it should work also. For older or faded signs you can use an off-white card stock. I use two sided tape but white glue or glue of choice.

 

 

I model MKT & CB&Q in Missouri. A MUST SEE LINK: Great photographs from glassplate negatives of St Louis 1914-1917!!!! http://www.usgennet.org/usa/mo/county/stlouis/kempland/glassplate.htm Boeing Employee RR Club-St Louis http://www.berrc-stl.com/
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Posted by tomkat-13 on Saturday, November 14, 2009 11:53 AM

Here is a new page of signs!

I model MKT & CB&Q in Missouri. A MUST SEE LINK: Great photographs from glassplate negatives of St Louis 1914-1917!!!! http://www.usgennet.org/usa/mo/county/stlouis/kempland/glassplate.htm Boeing Employee RR Club-St Louis http://www.berrc-stl.com/
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Posted by tomkat-13 on Sunday, November 15, 2009 11:23 AM

Here is the next page of signs. Lets see how you can use signs on your own layout! I like looking for these signs, some I plan on using on my own layout, others I just like & put them out there for others to use.

I model MKT & CB&Q in Missouri. A MUST SEE LINK: Great photographs from glassplate negatives of St Louis 1914-1917!!!! http://www.usgennet.org/usa/mo/county/stlouis/kempland/glassplate.htm Boeing Employee RR Club-St Louis http://www.berrc-stl.com/
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Posted by tomkat-13 on Monday, November 16, 2009 5:24 PM

Made a new page of signs today.

I model MKT & CB&Q in Missouri. A MUST SEE LINK: Great photographs from glassplate negatives of St Louis 1914-1917!!!! http://www.usgennet.org/usa/mo/county/stlouis/kempland/glassplate.htm Boeing Employee RR Club-St Louis http://www.berrc-stl.com/
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Posted by bsteel4065 on Tuesday, November 17, 2009 12:49 PM

Excellent, excellent! Great signs and thank you!

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Posted by tomkat-13 on Friday, November 20, 2009 12:48 PM

Here is a new page of signs......Please check back as I will be adding more pages of signs as I find them. If you use any of these signs post some photographs for all to see.

I model MKT & CB&Q in Missouri. A MUST SEE LINK: Great photographs from glassplate negatives of St Louis 1914-1917!!!! http://www.usgennet.org/usa/mo/county/stlouis/kempland/glassplate.htm Boeing Employee RR Club-St Louis http://www.berrc-stl.com/
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Posted by tomkat-13 on Saturday, November 21, 2009 10:29 AM

Here is a new page!

I model MKT & CB&Q in Missouri. A MUST SEE LINK: Great photographs from glassplate negatives of St Louis 1914-1917!!!! http://www.usgennet.org/usa/mo/county/stlouis/kempland/glassplate.htm Boeing Employee RR Club-St Louis http://www.berrc-stl.com/
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Posted by dirtyd79 on Saturday, November 21, 2009 5:41 PM

BIG JERR

Wow thanks ; from a newbe stand point ,what would you do with thease or should I say how would you use thease ? print to paper and glue? print to decal ? some suggestion on use or better yet some examples (picts) would be very helpfull to lil ol me .... thanks again J.W.

Just print them out on paper and glue `em. Although you may have to reduce them slightly to get them to scale but if you have something like MS paint on your computer that really shouldn't be much of a problem.

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Posted by AntonioFP45 on Saturday, November 21, 2009 7:16 PM

Outstanding!  I wish that our moderator would turn this thead into a "sticky".  This definetly qualifies to be in the "Compilation of Useful Threads" category. CoolThumbs Up

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Posted by tomkat-13 on Sunday, November 22, 2009 10:10 AM

Found some more signs!

I model MKT & CB&Q in Missouri. A MUST SEE LINK: Great photographs from glassplate negatives of St Louis 1914-1917!!!! http://www.usgennet.org/usa/mo/county/stlouis/kempland/glassplate.htm Boeing Employee RR Club-St Louis http://www.berrc-stl.com/
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Posted by tomkat-13 on Monday, November 23, 2009 4:58 PM

I have a new page of signs.

I model MKT & CB&Q in Missouri. A MUST SEE LINK: Great photographs from glassplate negatives of St Louis 1914-1917!!!! http://www.usgennet.org/usa/mo/county/stlouis/kempland/glassplate.htm Boeing Employee RR Club-St Louis http://www.berrc-stl.com/
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Posted by groundeffects on Monday, November 23, 2009 5:23 PM

I like the Fruit box labels.  I'm planning on making a fruit packing warehouse sometimed in the future and it will look nice having some growers labels on the building.

Thanks!

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Posted by tomkat-13 on Wednesday, November 25, 2009 3:52 PM

I have some more signs!

I model MKT & CB&Q in Missouri. A MUST SEE LINK: Great photographs from glassplate negatives of St Louis 1914-1917!!!! http://www.usgennet.org/usa/mo/county/stlouis/kempland/glassplate.htm Boeing Employee RR Club-St Louis http://www.berrc-stl.com/
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Posted by tomkat-13 on Wednesday, November 25, 2009 6:16 PM

I model MKT & CB&Q in Missouri. A MUST SEE LINK: Great photographs from glassplate negatives of St Louis 1914-1917!!!! http://www.usgennet.org/usa/mo/county/stlouis/kempland/glassplate.htm Boeing Employee RR Club-St Louis http://www.berrc-stl.com/
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Posted by AntonioFP45 on Wednesday, November 25, 2009 8:37 PM

I remember reading a thread a few years back that some modelers take signs like these, print them on decal paper and install them on HO or N scale buildings that contain bricked surfaces and make them appear as if they were "painted on" like many of the older prototype buildings in North America.

Would it be something as simple as applying Solvaset to make the decal paper conform inside of the brick mortar lines?  

Also, is there a decal paper that those of you that have done this, prefer?

Cowboy 

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Posted by Mark R. on Thursday, November 26, 2009 2:23 PM

.... Makes me want to backdate my layout just so I could use them !

I'd love to have a bunch of sheets like that appropriate for 70's - 80's billboards and advertising. That era really remains the "lost era" when it comes to a lot of things era appropriate.

Mark. 

 

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Posted by tomkat-13 on Thursday, November 26, 2009 5:49 PM

Here some more signs.

 

I model MKT & CB&Q in Missouri. A MUST SEE LINK: Great photographs from glassplate negatives of St Louis 1914-1917!!!! http://www.usgennet.org/usa/mo/county/stlouis/kempland/glassplate.htm Boeing Employee RR Club-St Louis http://www.berrc-stl.com/
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Posted by tomkat-13 on Friday, November 27, 2009 8:15 AM

Yes, here is more signs!

I model MKT & CB&Q in Missouri. A MUST SEE LINK: Great photographs from glassplate negatives of St Louis 1914-1917!!!! http://www.usgennet.org/usa/mo/county/stlouis/kempland/glassplate.htm Boeing Employee RR Club-St Louis http://www.berrc-stl.com/
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Posted by smart on Friday, November 27, 2009 10:33 AM

 Great signs. Best of all, the signs are free.  Thumbs Up

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