Water tower for Peckforton Station

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Water tower for Peckforton Station

Post by ge_rik » Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:43 am

It's been a while since I completed the boiler house. Just gotten around to finishing off the water tower. Now got a filler pipe and has been bedded into the ground.
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I've written-up the build on my blog if anyone is interested - http://riksrailway.blogspot.com/2018/09 ... water.html

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Re: Water tower for Peckforton Station

Post by IanC » Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:47 am

Lovely work Rik, as always.
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Post by Peter Butler » Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:12 pm

Looks the part Rik and the blog tells it all.... great addition to the PLR.
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Post by philipy » Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:41 pm

Looks good Rik. I believe I spotted it on your most recent video, but didn't realise that it wasn't finished.

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Re: Water tower for Peckforton Station

Post by Soar Valley Light » Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:17 pm

That's a lovely bit of Flemish bond brick work Rik. The tank looks fantastic. Another piece of outstanding work! :thumbright:

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Re: Water tower for Peckforton Station

Post by ge_rik » Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:22 pm

Thanks folks.
There's always stuff to do, isn't there?

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Re: Water tower for Peckforton Station

Post by tom_tom_go » Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:27 pm

ge_rik wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:22 pm
Thanks folks.
There's always stuff to do, isn't there?

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And there is stuff that get's in the way of other stuff!

Looks good Rik, should weather nicely.

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Re: Water tower for Peckforton Station

Post by Andrew » Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:06 am

That's a lovely looking model Rik - I love the tank in particular. It reminds me of this one that the Bluebell have recently constructed at East Grinstead...

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The blog write-up's really helpful - that and your other posts will certainly be informing my methods as I make more buildings for my line...

Cheers,

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Re: Water tower for Peckforton Station

Post by IanC » Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:17 am

Andrew wrote:
Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:06 am
That's a lovely looking model Rik - I love the tank in particular. It reminds me of this one that the Bluebell have recently constructed at East Grinstead...

The blog write-up's really helpful - that and your other posts will certainly be informing my methods as I make more buildings for my line...

Cheers,

Andrew.
The tank is a dead ringer for the one at the West Lancs Light Railway at Hesketh.
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Re: Water tower for Peckforton Station

Post by FWLR » Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:12 am

tom_tom_go wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:27 pm
ge_rik wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:22 pm
Thanks folks.
There's always stuff to do, isn't there?

Rik
And there is stuff that get's in the way of other stuff!

Looks good Rik, should weather nicely.
And then there is even more stuff thats gets in the way of the other stuff thats in the way of the stuff….

I will stop now….

Thats a brilliant build Rik, and your Blog is also fantastic, it shows and tells you how to build a great water tower. I suspect it could be used has a “Blueprint” for other builds.
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