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Draper Valley
chicken feed plant

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fertilizer plant

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Kit-bashing a
building to fit a wall

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Fitting the building
in its place

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MOW and yes it
runs down the track

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working on a ditch
digging scene

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Who said doors can't
open in N-Scale

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Digital odometer

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Paint booth is a must
to exhaust paint fumes

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Working on engine maintenance facility
like article in N-Scale Magazine

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Trying my hand at making trees out of furnace filters.  It is easier than I thought. First picture is of all the stages
  of completion. The second  is of the filter squares glued to the trunk material. The third is of the filter material
trimmed to shape. The fourth is of the finished product after adding the ground foam.

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These are actually HO scale sea gulls that I made. They are only about 20% too big for N -scale.
I carved a prototype from clay and made a silicone mold and then cast them.
A little paint and they look like scavengers.    

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Modeling a real billboard
Yes the headlights are lighted

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Someone has to mow the lawn for
the man in the wheelchair

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Septic tank hauler

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Made a Limo by cutting two cars in half and joining them together

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Welding bottle truck

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Took a small sledge
to split that wood!

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Scratch built garage from styrene

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mobile office

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Getting the flowerbeds and shrubs planted before installing on the layout

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A little wire and solder and poly fiber and...we have fresh apple sauce!

sixth helix for the local club
dual main line with run arounds top and bottom

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Some intermodal projects.... Mi-Jack detailed as per article in NSR with added wheel guards- primed and ready for paint



One of my tries at powering a MOW vehicle.

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A powered Crane?

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Nope just a powered MOW boxcar pushing the crane

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A modified Kato powered chassis for the drive 

Tunnel portal for the club layout

Debarker , Bark Bin, Sawdust loader

Sawdust loader

Live deck and debarker and bark bin

N-scale crab pot?

docks and buildings


dock and warehouse


tackle shop and restaurant

Lighthouse project in front of a picture of the proto type


propane delivery truck


Car weathering


making sawdust loads


bridge for club

scratch built tunnel portal

Argus and Performance hobbies

Skagit State Bank

Marty's Paints and Burlington Cafe

twincity foods canery

Boatman's coffee stand


Fairhaven Cafe

Sportsman's Den barber shop

Car lot office and insurance company

Bellows Tavern