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Quai des Antlilles

Started by Sami, July 14, 2017, 01:44:12 AM

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Ray Dunakin

Visit my website to see pics of the rugged and rocky In-ko-pah Railroad!

Ray Dunakin's World


Good to see progress on the diorama. Building accurate track with all that scale hardware is tedious and time consuming but the results can be beautiful. I think yours will be very impressive. -- Russ


Thank's guys !

Here is track in scratchbuilding on the first diorama


Hi Sami,

Nice work on the track. I like that little engine. Looks nice with the off center cab.
Following along on the progression of your layout.

New York, Vermont & Northern Rwy. - Route of the Black Diamonds


I completely agree with Bernd about the track and loco. A treat for the eyes. -- Russ



At the moment I work on the tower of docker. This tower is present in the harbour of my city. She remained in service until 1962.
she announces the working day with a bell at the top.

I was wrong in certain dimensions and the tower is not the exact scale but the idea is there.

The top of the tower is in scratchbuilding and the bricks is of laser cut.


Superb and very precise workmanship  - its looking great
Never Let someone who has done nothing tell you how to do anything
Stuart McPherson


Good work, I like to see real buildings reproduced.

Ray Dunakin

Very interesting prototype, and an excellent start on the model!
Visit my website to see pics of the rugged and rocky In-ko-pah Railroad!

Ray Dunakin's World


That is a very challenging subject and you've built it very well. -- Russ

Bill Gill

Lawton Maner

Delightful piece, model building is more then counting bricks or rivets.  There are places such as Russ's back garden shed ;D  for the people who come up to work like yours with micrometers to prove that a work of art isn't correct.   

WP Rayner

Very nice Sami, well done. I agree, it's always interesting and I believe more satisfying, to see actual buildings reproduced as models

Stay low, keep quiet, keep it simple, don't expect too much, enjoy what you have.


Excellent work, and a refreshingly original prototype!
Regards, Hauk
"Yet for better or for worse we do love things that bear the marks of grime, soot, and weather, and we love the colors and the sheen that call to mind the past that made them"  -Junichiro Tanizaki

Remembrance Of Trains Past


Perfect conversion of an interesting prototype into the model!