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Started on the second story of the screen house this weekend. The frame for the Atlas wagons arrived to, but no wheels so can´t assemble them yet.

Koltorp - Screen & Atlas

May 07, 2017 : Started on the second story of the screen house this weekend. The frame for the Atlas wagons arrived to, but no wheels so can´t assemble them yet.

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Settled on my final trackplan yesterday. Most of the previous plans I made did not fit into the space available (each module will be 55 * 160cm), so I did pick out good old SCARM program and made these sketches. Reasonable simple plan with all switches ..

Koltorp - Final trackplan

May 05, 2017 : Settled on my final trackplan yesterday. Most of the previous plans I made did not fit into the space available (each module will be 55 * 160cm), so I did pick out good old SCARM program and made these sketches. Reasonable simple plan with all switches ..

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Got my first prints from Shapeways today on the Atlas wagons !! I knew the ends were a bit out of scale, but not that the hole body was to small ... Back to the drawing board and try again! First two pics ...

Koltorp - Atlas in 3D, first print

May 02, 2017 : Got my first prints from Shapeways today on the Atlas wagons !! I knew the ends were a bit out of scale, but not that the hole body was to small ... Back to the drawing board and try again! First two pics ...

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Ore bins almost finished, only detailing of the chutes left to do now. Also the foundation got it it´s drybrushing.

Koltorp - Ore bins 3

May 01, 2017 : Ore bins almost finished, only detailing of the chutes left to do now. Also the foundation got it it´s drybrushing.

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The pva dried out so I put on first dark gray paint. When it dried out to I will drybrush a ligher gray on top to get out the contours even more.

Koltorp - PVA painted

Apr 29, 2017 : The pva dried out so I put on first dark gray paint. When it dried out to I will drybrush a ligher gray on top to get out the contours even more.

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Have been adding thin layers of ordinary carpenters white glue in a mould this week. Since I am using a rather deep

Koltorp - PVA mould again

Apr 29, 2017 : Have been adding thin layers of ordinary carpenters white glue in a mould this week. Since I am using a rather deep "mould" this time, I had to make the layers thin to get them dried out properly before I added the next layer. These will cover the foundat

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With a bit help from a friend, the Atlas axleboxes combined with a frame. Will arrive from Shapeways next week. They will not only be chassis for the mine and flat wagons, but also a couple of freelance wagons as well.

Koltorp - Atlas in 3D, the chassis

Apr 28, 2017 : With a bit help from a friend, the Atlas axleboxes combined with a frame. Will arrive from Shapeways next week. They will not only be chassis for the mine and flat wagons, but also a couple of freelance wagons as well.

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Got a bit further today. Not as visual as yesterday, but still.

Koltorp - Ore bins 2

Apr 23, 2017 : Got a bit further today. Not as visual as yesterday, but still.

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