Building Wheelerville Depot Pt. 2

Slow progress continues on the Wheelerville depot:



Bill Caloroso - Cal's Classics

Bill Caloroso – Cal’s Classics

While it’s not an exact match, I think it’s certainly “close enough”. The most obvious differences are the nameboard should be more recessed under the roof overhang, the wood “bumper” under the freight door is too large, and the telegraph sign is a little oversize.


Still have to permanently place the building, build up the surrounding scenery, and add the small details like the Ford speeder and milk cans. That will have to wait until the hole is drilled for the train-order semaphore.

Update 11/10/16: The position of the station name sign bugged me all day. This evening I moved them back further under the eaves. MUCH better, I think; and now my OCD is satisfied:


2 Thoughts on “Building Wheelerville Depot Pt. 2

  1. I think we are all our own worst critic sometimes when modeling a subject we know too much about. I think you did a fantastic job with the Wheelerville Depot. Your reproduction looks awesome to these eyes!

    • on November 10, 2016 at 23:12 said:

      Chris, Thanks! The station sign position was really bugging me and I moved them further back under the eaves. My wife thought I was crazy, but oh well…

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