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Show Me Something, June, 2023 Edition

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Show Me Something, June, 2023 Edition
Posted by SeeYou190 on Thursday, June 1, 2023 12:01 AM

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Thursday, June 1, 2023 12:12 AM

I am continuing with starting out a new month with a commemoration to one of our best who is no longer with us.

-Photograph by Garry Boyd

Please show me another large building.

-Kevin

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Posted by doctorwayne on Thursday, June 1, 2023 2:04 AM

SeeYou190
Please show me another large building. -Kevin

This is GERN Industries, the largest one on my layout...

...it's just a few inches less than 7' long.

Wayne

More big structures, please.

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Posted by G Paine on Thursday, June 1, 2023 9:49 AM

doctorwayne
More big structures, please.

The right side of the Boothbay Railway Village layout has a 1-1/2% grade which is hidden by a row of buildings; basically, a tunnel of buildings. The lower end has industrial buildings

The middle has commercial buildings

And the top has residential buildings

Show me a small building

 

 

 

George In Midcoast Maine, 'bout halfway up the Rockland branch 

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Posted by NorthBrit on Thursday, June 1, 2023 11:06 AM

George -  A small building.

A Garden Shed  (A Christmas Present from my granddaughter.)   The cat on the roof likes it.  lol

 

 IMG_2148 by David Harrison, on Flickr

 

Another small building please.

 

David

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Posted by "JaBear" on Thursday, June 1, 2023 3:26 PM

 D. "Al" Allan by Bear, on Flickr

More buildings , please. Smile

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Posted by HO-Velo on Thursday, June 1, 2023 4:51 PM

Tomorrow is National Donut Day, please show me a donut shop or bakery. Regards, Peter

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Posted by John-NYBW on Saturday, June 3, 2023 9:42 AM

HO-Velo

Tomorrow is National Donut Day, please show me a donut shop or bakery. Regards, Peter

This bird's eye view of the town center of Willoughby shows a donut shop in the center right of the photo. The large donut on top is based on a California prototype.

Show me any small Ma and Pa type business. 

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Posted by HO-Velo on Saturday, June 3, 2023 10:59 AM

More small businesses please.  Regards, Peter

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Sunday, June 4, 2023 6:29 AM

HO-Velo
More small businesses please.  Regards, Peter

What could be better than a hobby shop?

-Photograph by Kevin Parson

The above scene is on the Real Rail train club's Lionel display layout.

Show me any small business.

-Kevin

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Posted by York1 on Sunday, June 4, 2023 7:10 AM

SeeYou190
Show me any small business.

Another donut shop.  These Tastee Donuts were all over southern Louisiana:

 

Please show me another small business.

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Posted by John-NYBW on Sunday, June 4, 2023 9:11 AM

York1

Please show me another small business.

 
The Rusty Spike Diner, one of three structures in the FSM Roadside Delights kit.
 
 
More small businesses.
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Posted by G Paine on Sunday, June 4, 2023 10:10 AM

John-NYBW
More small businesses.

Honest Sam's Used Cars on my layout. Sam looks on while a husband and wife are trying to decide between the sporty coupe and the practical old sedan.

Show me a burger joint

 

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Sunday, June 4, 2023 10:14 AM

John-NYBW
The Rusty Spike Diner, one of three structures in the FSM Roadside Delights kit.

Great job assembloing that kit. Beautiful.

John-NYBW
More small businesses.

A hardware store on the Pasdco County Model Engineer's HO scale modular train show layout.

-Photograph by Kevin Parson

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G Paine
Show me a burger joint

Here are a couple on the display by the Florida Lego User's Group:

-Photograph by Kevin Parson

Show me another burger joint!

-Kevin

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Posted by John-NYBW on Sunday, June 4, 2023 10:46 AM

SeeYou190

Show me another burger joint!

-Kevin

 
Not strictly a burger joint, but burgers are a staple of Stan's Drive-In
restaurant.
 
 
Show me any drive-in or fast food restaurant.
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Posted by Lone Wolf and Santa Fe on Sunday, June 4, 2023 12:44 PM

Burger King

Please show me another restaurant of any kind or some other place that you can grab a bite or a snack.

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Posted by doctorwayne on Sunday, June 4, 2023 3:56 PM

[quote user="Lone Wolf and Santa Fe"]Please show me another restaurant of any kind or some other place that you can grab a bite or a snack.

While it still needs a few scenic details, this is Rita's Oasis (named for my late Mother)...

...and I did add some details to the kit...

Wayne

How about some more eateries, please.

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Posted by HO-Velo on Sunday, June 4, 2023 4:10 PM

Show more eateries.  Regards, Peter

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Posted by John-NYBW on Sunday, June 4, 2023 5:47 PM

HO-Velo

Show more eateries.  Regards, Peter

I really like this little kit from DPM. Woodland Scenics also offers it as a Built 'N Ready structure. 

I have interior lighting as well as under the roof of the drive-in portion but haven't got around to hooking them up yet. 

More Diners, Drive-ins, or Dives.

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Posted by HO-Velo on Sunday, June 4, 2023 8:12 PM

More diners, drive-ins, or dives.  Regards, Peter

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Posted by G Paine on Sunday, June 4, 2023 10:42 PM

HO-Velo

More diners, drive-ins, or dives.  Regards, Peter

Anyone driving up US Rte 1 in Waldoboro, ME will know Moody's Diner; it's been there for more than 75 years. I added it to the Boothbay Railway village layout using a stock model diner as a stand in for the prototype

Show me a city scene

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Monday, June 5, 2023 6:38 AM

G Paine
Show me a city scene

It is mostly background flats, but it is the best I can do...

-Photograph by Kevin Parson

Show me another city scene.

-Kevin

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Posted by John-NYBW on Monday, June 5, 2023 10:04 AM

SeeYou190

Show me another city scene.

-Kevin

 
Here is the back street of my large city scene. The tracks leading to my staging yard pass under this scene and there is a large mirror to the right that doubles the apparent size of the city.
 
 
Here's another view of the same scene taken looking toward the mirror.
 
 
Another "hot town, summer in the city". 
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Posted by Lone Wolf and Santa Fe on Monday, June 5, 2023 12:17 PM

Summer in the city: charity car wash at the fire station.

Please show me more city scenes.

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 12:27 AM

Lone Wolf and Santa Fe
Please show me more city scenes.

A seen on one of the layouts at the Model Trains Station.

-Photograph by Kevin Parson

Please show me another structure of any kind over the tracks.

-Keivn

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Posted by John-NYBW on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 12:33 PM

SeeYou190

Please show me another structure of any kind over the tracks.

-Keivn

 
Mine is similar to Kevin's which I believe is the CMR station and companion concourse sold separately. I combined the CMR concourse with Walther's Union. After combinging the two kits, I decided the windows in the concourse were incongruous with the Walthers station so I rebuilt it keeping the CMR floor, roof, and stairways and replacing the walls with Walthers modulars, no longer available. The platforms were always Walthers. 
 
 
The Walthers Union Station is actually a condensed version of Omaha's Burlington Station. Having grown up in Omaha, I had fond memories of Burlington Station and wanted to create a reasonable, if not exact, facsimile. Here is a shot of the prototype station. 
 
 
Please show another above track station. 
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Posted by doctorwayne on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 4:32 PM

John-NYBW
Please show another above track station.

Other than the doors and window castings, this one is a scratchbuild...

Wayne

More train stations, please.

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Posted by York1 on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 4:47 PM

doctorwayne
More train stations, please.

 

Kevin sent me this nice station kit in N scale.  Sorry to say it will be a while before I can get to building it.  I'm thinking of changing a few things on it, too.  Thanks, Kevin!

 

 

Please show me more stations.

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Posted by BigDaddy on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 5:59 PM

Sorry to interupt the flow but a startlng resemblance to the Baltimore Penn Station.

The request was an above track station.

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Posted by John-NYBW on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 9:20 PM

BigDaddy

Sorry to interupt the flow but a startlng resemblance to the Baltimore Penn Station.

The request was an above track station.

 

At one time, the Burlington Station which I posted above was connected to Omaha's Union Station by an above track concourse as seen here:

aerial37.jpg (576×453) (historicomaha.com)

The Missouri River bridge is seen in the background. At its peak, seven different railroads were served by Union Station while the Burlington Station had a single tenant in addition to the CB&Q. I think it was sometime in the 1960s that the connection between the two stations was removed as shown in the photo I posted earlier. I know of no other situation where two major stations are connected like this.

I've thought about building these two stations as a diorama using the Walthers kit for Burlington Station. I'd have to scratchbuild Omaha's Union Station which is the one on the left in the photo. The outside walls are a bit more ornate so it would be quite a challenge. I doubt I'll ever get around to it. 

The last request was for an over the track station. 

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