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by paulsrail
Thu Sep 10, 2009 5:58 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Coegnant branch of the Blue line
Replies: 93
Views: 14712

Re: Coegnant branch of the Blue line

Here are some more photos of the bridge in various positions. [im http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k407/paulsrail/2009_09040003.jpg g][/img] [i http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k407/paulsrail/2009_09040010.jpg mg][/img] [i http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k407/paulsrail/2009_09040011.jpg mg][/...
by paulsrail
Tue Sep 08, 2009 9:43 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Coegnant branch of the Blue line
Replies: 93
Views: 14712

Re: Coegnant branch of the Blue line

made some more progress with the bascule bridge, here are the photos. http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k407/paulsrail/2009_09030001.jpg http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k407/paulsrail/2009_09030002.jpg http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k407/paulsrail/2009_09030004.jpg As you can see the bridge ...
by paulsrail
Sat Sep 05, 2009 4:44 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Coegnant branch of the Blue line
Replies: 93
Views: 14712

Re: Coegnant branch of the Blue line

The rocking truss has now been fitted to the support tower. http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k407/paulsrail/2009_09020001.jpg http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k407/paulsrail/2009_09020002.jpg http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k407/paulsrail/2009_09020003.jpg
by paulsrail
Thu Sep 03, 2009 12:27 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Coegnant branch of the Blue line
Replies: 93
Views: 14712

Re: Coegnant branch of the Blue line

More photos of my progress with the lifting section of the bascule bridge.

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And in the raised position.
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by paulsrail
Wed Aug 26, 2009 10:25 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Coegnant branch of the Blue line
Replies: 93
Views: 14712

Re: Coegnant branch of the Blue line

Here are some photos of my progress with the model bascule bridge. The first step was to draw the bridge using Autocad and plot the drawing out. http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k407/paulsrail/2009_08160001-1.jpg I,m using strips of lime left over from the first planking of my model ship, fot the ...
by paulsrail
Thu Aug 13, 2009 12:04 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Coegnant branch of the Blue line
Replies: 93
Views: 14712

Re: Coegnant branch of the Blue line

This photo shows were the Bascule bridge will go, at the moment there is just a flat board with some girders on the sides. The real bridge was shortened in the 1930,s but if i model it as built in 1919, the lifting section will be 1040mm long, more than enough to bridge the gap by the garage door, w...
by paulsrail
Thu Aug 13, 2009 11:13 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Coegnant branch of the Blue line
Replies: 93
Views: 14712

Re: Coegnant branch of the Blue line

I was devastated to find a drill bit missing, lol . Here are some photos of the Bascule bridge i will be modelling. It is the ST Charles Air Line bridge in Chicago. there are two bridges in the photos, the Air Line Bridge is the one with the two large counter weights that move on the outside of the ...
by paulsrail
Wed Aug 12, 2009 11:50 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Coegnant branch of the Blue line
Replies: 93
Views: 14712

Re: Coegnant branch of the Blue line

Thank you for the kind comments. Here are some photos of the South Pit more or less complete. http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k407/paulsrail/DSC1.jpg http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k407/paulsrail/DSC2.jpg The North Pit will be finished soon then when the colliery is complete the next project ...
by paulsrail
Tue Jul 28, 2009 10:36 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Coegnant branch of the Blue line
Replies: 93
Views: 14712

Re: Coegnant branch of the Blue line

The colliery model has been transfered from the layout in the garage to another base board ready to exhibite at a model show on Aug 1st. Here are some photos of the latest progress. When the Colliery model is re-installed into the garage layout it will be facing the wall as that is the only way i co...
by paulsrail
Thu Jul 23, 2009 12:51 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Coegnant branch of the Blue line
Replies: 93
Views: 14712

Re: Coegnant branch of the Blue line

I,ve made some more progress with the south pit headgear, and have made a second base board for the colliery. One board will be used to display the buildings at exhibitions the other board is part of the garage layout. http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k407/paulsrail/2009_07220009.jpg http://i326.p...
by paulsrail
Thu Jul 16, 2009 8:50 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Coegnant branch of the Blue line
Replies: 93
Views: 14712

Re: Coegnant branch of the Blue line

Hi The roof of the building was covered with South eastern finecast,s corrugated iron sheet clear FBS 410 I used PVA white glue to fix the sheets in place. they also do a plain white version, but the advantage with the clear version is that if left un painted it can be used to model corrugated glazi...
by paulsrail
Thu Jul 16, 2009 10:56 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Coegnant branch of the Blue line
Replies: 93
Views: 14712

Re: Coegnant branch of the Blue line

The truss work for the roof of the screening plant was made from lengths of 6mm x 2mm pine strip i had left over from the first planking of my model sailing ships. It is readily available from either Cauldercraft or The model-dockyard at truro in cornwall.
by paulsrail
Sat Jul 11, 2009 11:07 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Coegnant branch of the Blue line
Replies: 93
Views: 14712

Re: Coegnant branch of the Blue line

Here are some photos of the old fan-house lamp room and screening plan of the colliery http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k407/paulsrail/2009_06260004.jpg http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k407/paulsrail/2009_06260006.jpg http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k407/paulsrail/2009_06260013.jpg http://i3...
by paulsrail
Fri Jun 19, 2009 9:52 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Coegnant branch of the Blue line
Replies: 93
Views: 14712

Re: Coegnant branch of the Blue line

made some more progress with the model http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k407/paulsrail/2009_06180001.jpg http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k407/paulsrail/2009_06180004.jpg http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k407/paulsrail/2009_06180008.jpg http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k407/paulsrail/2009_06...
by paulsrail
Tue Jun 16, 2009 12:21 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Coegnant branch of the Blue line
Replies: 93
Views: 14712

Re: Coegnant branch of the Blue line

More photos of the headgears http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k407/paulsrail/2009_06080002.jpg http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k407/paulsrail/2009_06120001.jpg http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k407/paulsrail/2009_06120006.jpg The north upcast shaft is enclosed with the overwind access doors s...

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