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Texas State Railroad Palestine Depot

Postby SavaTheAggie » Fri Sep 23, 2011 3:45 am

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My MOC inspired by the Texas State Railroad's Palestine Depot. Along with its' locomotives, the two depots on either end of the Texas State Railroad - one in Palestine, the other in Rusk, are memorable in their own right. For me, I find the Palestine Depot to be more beautiful.

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It differs in some significant ways from the original: for example I chose not to build the partially attached gift shop, which causes the roof to become a hollow triangle. There are many other subtle and not so subtle differences, but I believe I've been able to capture the overall spirit of the building.

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Re: Texas State Railroad Palestine Depot

Postby Frank_Lloyd_Knight » Fri Sep 23, 2011 4:20 am

I've been looking forward to seeing this ever since you posted the draft of your original idea several months ago. You've really faithfully captured the old building in your model.
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Re: Texas State Railroad Palestine Depot

Postby soccerkid6 » Fri Sep 23, 2011 12:33 pm

You obviously put a lot of effort, time, and money into this. And I think it turned out great, I almost like your interior more the exterior :lol:
Did you end up using hinges for the curved parts of the walls? If not how did you do it?

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Re: Texas State Railroad Palestine Depot

Postby Tower of Iron Will » Fri Sep 23, 2011 8:48 pm

Just beautifull, exterior, interior, texture of water tower, truly a classic. Nice going, Tony.
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