Its been a few weeks since I updated, so here are a few posed photos of progress at "Longstone".
Longstone village is comprised just two-and-a-half streets. Here is the "half".
Work has continued on the village board now with a goods shed on the platform, station sign. gardens, street lights and fencing etc.
"Proteus" arrives with the bogie coach, behind the loco is the "goods shed", while up on the hill in the sunshine is "Longstone Hall", many passengers ultimate destination when visiting the area.
This is the village store. Fruit and veg are for sale outside, but there are still lots of details to add. Most of the details came from a Pola G Scale Potato stall, but we have made tomatoes, grapes and cucumbers for the fruit racks. My wife has created a garden for the cottage, she has used shaped and painted sequins, parts from a plastic floral decoration, lichen, and screwed up coloured tissue paper for flowers. The street lamps are heightened Lemax products, while the picket fencing is also Lemax.
"Triton" rumbles by with a load for the mill. Chapel Street is in the background. I am short of figures at the moment, some are only part-painted, and some need extra attention too.
"Jiro" is seen passing the end of Chapel Street. The chapel has stained glass windows and a lit-up interior with pews modelled inside. There is now a garden at the cottage too complete with a vegetable patch - a very good resin moulding from "Vivid Arts, Miniature World".
This photo could have been cropped a bit better, sorry! A view of "Jiro" again and Chapel Street behind. The VW T1 delivery van is by Motor Max, though it has been completely painted in satin varnish, with greyed-up tyres, mud splashes and diesel stains near the fuel flap.
Many small details still to do, but now I can at least think of scenery on the next board.