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by West End
Mon Jan 28, 2013 7:59 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: West End layout
Replies: 1
Views: 1674

Re: West End layout

I took a break from extending the mainline east to work on the NKP and ACY facilities in Delphos. One last track to finish in Delphos
by West End
Thu Jan 24, 2013 1:17 am
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: International Caboose Kits
Replies: 2
Views: 1691

Re: International Caboose Kits

Wade,

The decals were a perfect fit for the model!
by West End
Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:51 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: International Caboose Kits
Replies: 2
Views: 1691

International Caboose Kits

Well here is the finished product. Only one real modification to the caboose kit. The tops of the end sill supports are square on the kit. Mine are angled as per the prototype. Both styles of the road name were used.
by West End
Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:57 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: The diamonds at CG
Replies: 2
Views: 1871

The diamonds at CG

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Hand laid, 45 degree, code 70 crossing of the Baltimore and Ohio at CG. Installation of the code 70 DT&I crossing is next. Also hand laid.
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by West End
Wed Nov 28, 2012 12:10 am
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Weekend Photo shoot 11-25-12
Replies: 3
Views: 2109

Re: Weekend Photo shoot 11-25-12

Jim, I used lots of different decals sets for the 5000 series car. Including a Champion alphabet set, leftovers from various rail graphics sets that came with Westerfield hoppers, the repack and new date decals are left overs from the 6000 series decal sets offered by the society. As far as the gond...
by West End
Sun Nov 25, 2012 3:24 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Weekend Photo shoot 11-25-12
Replies: 3
Views: 2109

Re: Weekend Photo shoot 11-25-12

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A 6000 series car using society decals. Ready for weathering.
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by West End
Sun Nov 25, 2012 3:21 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Weekend Photo shoot 11-25-12
Replies: 3
Views: 2109

Weekend Photo shoot 11-25-12

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I based this on the only photos we have of the rare 5000 series cars. Work is still in progress, but nearing the weathering stage.
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by West End
Mon Nov 19, 2012 11:08 am
Forum: Akron Canton & Youngstown Railroad Discussions
Topic: Silver Street Akron
Replies: 8
Views: 6511

Re: Silver Street Akron

Just as info, there was a coal trestle north of the tracks between Newton street and Eastland Avenue. At least one ground level coal dump along Case Ave near the freight house. One off the PRR transfer at Summit street, and at one time two trestles at Silver Street, one on each side of the mainline....
by West End
Mon Oct 08, 2012 11:13 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Weekend Photo Shoot 10-7-12
Replies: 4
Views: 2218

Re: Weekend Photo Shoot 10-7-12

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by West End
Mon Oct 08, 2012 11:12 pm
Forum: AC&Y Modeling
Topic: Weekend Photo Shoot 10-7-12
Replies: 4
Views: 2218

Re: Weekend Photo Shoot 10-7-12

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The prototype images

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