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Smoky Mountain Trains Museum Tour

January 5th, 2009 · No Comments

We had the opportunity to tour the museum just prior to our departure on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad excursion the morning of Friday, November 28, 2008, which is the day after Thanksgiving 2008. This is my second video installment using editing techniques that I have newly employeed for use in post-production with added audio both music and oral commentary as well as transition frames, titles, and credits at the end.

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Category: Details · Events · Fun · Informational

Painted Eastern Mountains on the Backdrop

December 11th, 2008 · No Comments

After reading most of the "How-To Guide" Painting Backdrops For Your Model Railroad by Mike Danneman and published by Model Railroader Books I decided it was time to tackle the next step on my blue backdrop.

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Category: Details · Fun · History · Model Railroading · Prototype

Weekend progress report

August 4th, 2008 · No Comments

The detail parts are taking a bit of time to get how I want em! I started with the Alexander Scale Models parts for interior machinery detail including the floor standing drill press, the lathe and the machining tool. Painting these little pieces of metal are a real challenge and trying to keep a steady […]

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Category: Details