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« Reply #90 on: May 26, 2020, 10:42:57 AM »

The finished sawmill.





































































































 
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« Reply #91 on: May 26, 2020, 01:21:14 PM »

Robert, Excelent model! and great photos! and you finished it all in just under a year like you thought. Great work.

Perhaps an off topic question, how much wood could that sawmill saw in a typical day?
I ask because there has been a simple mockup of a small sawmill on my layout for several
years while I dither whether at the time (~1954) and place (Vermont) a small mill of its size
might have been served only  by trucks.

I did find photos of a mill roughly the same size down South in the mid 1950s that cut enough
board feet in a day to fill two 40 ft boxcars, that would be lenty for my my tiny layout! But I don't
think the same opertion would still be workingthat way in New England then.
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« Reply #92 on: May 26, 2020, 02:27:18 PM »

Most satisfactory in every respect.

I hope you realize you have posted links to those excellent photos instead of uploading actual images. It's only a matter of time before the links break and we're left with empty spaces where the photos used to be. You will have aggravated a lot of people ... including me ... when the links expire.

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« Reply #93 on: May 27, 2020, 02:20:08 AM »

Robert, this is an absolutely excellent project. My respects!
Concerning the pictures I'm with Russ, although I've saved them on my hard disk for safety's sake.

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« Reply #94 on: May 27, 2020, 06:53:27 AM »

A beautiful build one of the best I've seen of that sawmill.

Jerry
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« Reply #95 on: May 27, 2020, 01:46:10 PM »

Marvelous! All those details! I look at the pictures again and again and I just can't get enough of it...
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« Reply #96 on: May 27, 2020, 03:31:08 PM »

Stunning stuff this And we can all see you have took your time with all the details and the way the photographs have been taken
but we are going to loose them like some of your other stuff and it does just leave a big hole in the forum !!
Im no computer whizz kid and have had the same problems myself  A photographic man I know said try this one http://webresizer.com/ its free and its easy but always remember to down load your photos to your PC        WEBRESIZER  only keep them for about 6weeks   it only takes about 6 clicks and it works I normally set the new size to 500 to 550 and the image quality to 90 if they don't post just lower the numbers a little - I have found it quicker on Google Chrome than just Google and you do get a % in the corner of your screen showing where about things are happening Lots of people use different ways but this one is well suited to me but there are other ways that are better but I have tried some but don't rely understand them !
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« Reply #97 on: May 27, 2020, 03:35:55 PM »

PS  and don't appear to effect Uncle Russ in his Hibernation time !
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« Reply #98 on: May 27, 2020, 09:28:44 PM »

Holy cow, that looks fantastic! So realistic.
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« Reply #99 on: May 29, 2020, 03:57:51 AM »

These are the contributions why I am looking here.
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« Reply #100 on: May 29, 2020, 11:06:07 AM »

Excellent the more I look the more I find - and I do think photographing these dioramas outside certainly adds to the realism -  what  is your technique for the old wood colouring ? 
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« Reply #101 on: May 29, 2020, 07:07:14 PM »

I also really like the detailed landscape around the mill. It's extremely realistic, and clearly a lot of thought was put into making it that way.
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« Reply #102 on: June 04, 2020, 05:06:37 PM »

Robert,  Nice job on the Sawmill ......Question??  I'm with Russ you took all this time to build this why did you not post the pictures from your own computer for they will not be lost and be on this forum for years to come???I don't get it. So I will copy all your pictures Now and they will be on My Computer  Grin
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« Reply #103 on: June 04, 2020, 06:23:30 PM »

I agree with Russ, Barney and Craig. So many good photos have been lost. Threads that were bookmarked for future refernce have been decimated...
I takes a bit to figure out how to post them here, but...if even I can do it, anyone can.
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« Reply #104 on: June 05, 2020, 07:58:44 AM »

WOW!
Warms my heart to see another version of this.
You've done an outstanding job and the "setting" where the photo's were taken is perfect.
Congratulations! I know it is a monumental project but well worth the effort!
-Marty Jones
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