Granite WallsRead Now
Granite stone walls around an Indian Village on the lower deck. The village is across the railroad tracks from a small Hindu temple in the Chambal river ravines and protects the people from Tigers. Tigers were once very common in the Chambal area.
Bombay Station boundary wallRead Now
Bombay Station with Security wall and access gates. Walls around stations are a common sight in India.
Here is a picture of a 2-2-2 Tank loco called Fairy Queen. It was built in 1855 and has a two-cylinder engine with a power output of 130 horsepower (97 kW), producing a top speed of 40 kilometers per hour (25 mph). It still operates heritage special runs from Delhi to Alwar a distance of 157 Kilometers (97.5 miles) and takes about 5 hours)
Most factories or industrial sites in India are secured by means of a brick wall. On my layout I just installed brick walls around my area consisting of the Coal filling and distribution facility.
Industry Siding gatesRead Now
Industry Access gates and Boundary brick wall with semaphore. Teh brick wall is a common feature in India. As normal there is a watchman structure near the access gates.
Fueling FacilityRead Now
A re-fueling facility for the Coal mine loading structure at the industrial facility. Parked near is a 3 wheeler industrial truck
Mine Shaft buildingRead Now
Here is a lighted and operational mine shaft building on my layout.
Coal Wagon FillerRead Now
Just finished putting this kit together on the industrial siding for coal handling.
A magnificent WP 4-6-2 on a turntable. The locomotive has a very unusual nose cone decoration.
Power House with ChimneyRead Now
Added a brick chimney to the power house which is located under the Tiger Pass bridge on the lower desk. Brick chimneys were very common in India and used extensively
Boundary wallRead Now
Stone wallsRead Now
Added stone walls to the family farm on the lower deck. Also a pen for farm animals. Rough stone walls are a common method to mark and protect land in farming villages.
I am of Indian descent and moved to the USA in Mid 1970's. Model Railroads and Model Remote Controlled Aircraft are my two hobbies both of which I have been pursuing since my childhood in India.