13426Re: [FJGRailroad] Re: Glove City Coal Company
- Jan 17, 2009If Iremember correctly the structure was poured in 6 To 8 foot sections The first two or three were painted black i still have to look for the drawings I Think I might know were they are...
---- Paul Charland <p.charlie@...> wrote:
> Here's four shots of the model I drew for the MSTS route. I can only
> estimate the size of the structure based on reasonable sizing of other
> structures in the Google Earth satellite shot. Each silo appears to be
> 20' diameter and 60' tall. As seen on the line drawing the silos
> overlap six inches in each direction... the center of the silos are at
> 19' 6" from a common center point and not 20'.
> "Glove City Coal" signs were painted on the two silos facing Kingsboro
> Avenue, the signs them selves were painted on a white rectangle, below
> that was silver, and below that was a black band around the bottom of
> all silos (silver and white were only the width of the Reading sign).
> The rest of the silos were concrete.
> Hope this helps, it's the best I could do without having drawings to
> work from.
> Paul :-)
> jkr251 wrote:
> > Thanks guys, I appreciate all the replies.
> > The more I thought about this structure I began to realize I've only
> > ever seen B&W photos of it. Which leads to my next question.
> > The lower portion of the silos (approx. 15 to 20 feet??? - I'm just
> > guessing here) appear to be painted. Unfortunately I have no idea what
> > color paint was used. Any insights?
> > Thanks.
> > JR
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