Posts Tagged ‘rolling stock’

Weathering With Oils

Posted on January 7th, 2017, by Michael Rountree

I was encouraged by an online friend to give a new weathering method a try, and this is the result.

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Sophisticated Finishes Rust

Posted on May 28th, 2012, by Michael Rountree

I have been having fun making use of a product called Sophisticated Finishes, which I found at the art store. It’s kind of like a faux-finishing technique, really! Here are some sample photos.

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More Fun in Columbus, Ohio

Posted on May 28th, 2012, by Michael Rountree

I have also posted my story of how I found NSNX 2011 in various places at the show – the module owners were happy to let me pose the car, especially since many of them were familiar with Nscale.net. JB and I had some fun posing that boxcar in various other places too, not just on the club layouts. The fairgrounds in Hilliard also features a historical town setting, which includes an old depot and a caboose.

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NSNX 2011 at the N-Scale Weekend in Columbus, Ohio

Posted on May 28th, 2012, by Michael Rountree

I couldn’t wait for NSNX 2011 to arrive in Winchester, so I decided to go do some sleuthing and find it myself! I knew that there were no direct connections between KCS and N&W (at least not in 1971), so I figured that it would get hopped at least one more time. After some searching, I discovered that it might be in central Ohio, so I went there with camera in hand, and tracked it down.

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High Nose U-Boat

Posted on February 27th, 2012, by Michael Rountree

I model the Norfolk & Western in 1971 (in addition to my fictional WP&P, which I treat as if it were recently merged into N&W). I’ve got a good sampling of EMD and ALCo engines to fill my roster, but one thing lacking are the GE U-boats. I can readily get my hands on a [...]

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