CFR station Buildings.

casey jones snr

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With the completion and placing the new ModelTown buildings on the CFR, I have taken the opportunity to renovate some of the older buildings:-
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All growth and detritus has been removed from the buildings. They were then given a good wash and allowed to dry. A coat of paint adhesive was applied and after a couple of hours each building was spray under coated. They will be left for 24 hours before the next coat of paint is applied.
 
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Green undercoat on the doors. Second coat of paint on the walls and roof.

And so, a new life begins! Inspirational as per your norm Paul - although I did like the look of the weathered masonry!
 

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And so, a new life begins! Inspirational as per your norm Paul - although I did like the look of the weathered masonry!
Thanks for the kind remarks Mick. I too liked the natural weathered look, however, if I had left it to Mother Nature the buildings would not have suited a working station. I’m sure that in due course the buildings will once again begin to show the effects of the weather.
 

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More buildings getting the makeover:-
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Buildings have had a coat of satin grey, then when dry the window frames and doors were painted with green undercoat. They will now be left for 24 hours before glossing.
 
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The next two buildings to get refurbished:-
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They have both received a spray of satin grey and are now ready for the next stage.
 

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They will do Casey,looking good sir!:clap:;)
 

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I see your line is getting a mention on ists expansion in one of the 1:1 railway comics current editions, Heritage Railway I think it was. Perhaps you should get them along to do a write up. Would make bright a change from the glut of doom and gloom stories dominating this sector of the economy. Max
 
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Work has proceeded a pace, various shades of grey applied to the stone walls, window frames and doors have been glossed. The paints need 24 hours to dry thoroughly before I start applying Coates of varnish:-

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Work has proceeded apace:-
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Second coat of grey paint applied. Doors and window frames under coated.
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Green gloss paint applied to doors and windows. The building is now ready for varnishing.
 

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He is certainly getting them built faster than the builders at the new estate in the nits. Not even one house finished in 6 weeks, what are they doing? Need to get Casey on the job!
 

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It’s been a busy few days:-
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A little more detailing to be done and they will be ready for the CFR.
 
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Nice Job Paul, looks like some room for a Garden Railway in that Garden?
Yes indeed Jon, but Gwyneth is adamant that there will be no Garden Railway. She’s tolerating my building kits and refurbishments to the extent that I have taken over the conservatory as my workshop.