Brake gear is ready
Brake beams are mounted on frame
The William Mason, star of many movies is also an operating locomotive. She's an 1856 4-4-0.
#6607, one of the B&O's "torpedo tube" GP9s used in passenger service.
My favorite loco- #217 the Camel. The Camel type was originally designed by Ross Winans for hauling heavy freights over the mountains. This...
GP7 #6405 at the B&O Train Museum
"Nailing" the roofwalk
Wood strips for roof are fixed to bundles on self gluing tape
Cutting the roof wood shingles in bundles ...
Completed door with all the metal fittings
The doors are a bit more aged then at my second model - and you can open them all!
One of the cars with the ready mounted doors with a lesser aging
Doors ready for mounting
"steel" parts for the doors
Doors are glued with their frames
Details of nailed roofwalk - additional to gluing
The I-1's went through quite a few updates starting in the 40's and that is my excuse for this one looking new right now. It has just been shopped...
The kit was a little too tall so it was chopped. Also added: roof details, resin cast steps, scratch build roof walks, custom decals, brass grabs,...
I have another album dedicated to the building of this loco.