B&O I-3 at the Greater Cincinnati Railway Museum.
Model with open doors
The owner boards are glued on the side walls ...
Both models are finished and ready for use!
The car #17998 is based on a real B&O car.
... and aged ...
View on brake end
First model #17998 is painted. It has got a heavely weathering after 20 years or more in service.
... and weathered.
... and "nailed" ...
Adding a hint for use "Flour barrels only"
This is the result of my decaling - gluing the single boards to the models gives a very specific look for my old time models
The wood strips on backside are removed by grinding with sand paper - and the single wood strips of boards fall appart
Owner boards and number boards are lettered with wet decals
The boards for owner and numbers are glued backside together and the have got the same air brashing like the side walls.
Coloring - step 4:
Last step is washing out the wall colors point to point so tah you get a mixture of colored and grey background sides. And I...
Coloring - step 3:
Whole car body out of roof is airbrushed with a very thin brown color. The color must be very thin than it soke in the wood again.
The ready colored roof of my second model
Coloring - step 2:
Roof (lower side) is colored with colored chalcks by washing in the wood with solving solution
First step of coloring - the model gets a coat of very thin grey color that is soaked in the wood.
This is done in order to give the model a look...