13428Re: Glove City Coal Company
- Jan 19, 2009Once again, I just want to thank everyone for their informative and
Like I always tell my son - Keep asking; keep learning.
--- In FJGRailroad@yahoogroups.com, <slamora1@...> wrote:
> If 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...
> Steve lamora
> ---- Paul Charland <p.charlie@...> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 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
> > structures in the Google Earth satellite shot. Each silo appears
> > 20' diameter and 60' tall. As seen on the line drawing the silos
> > overlap six inches in each direction... the center of the silos
> > 19' 6" from a common center point and not 20'.
> > "Glove City Coal" signs were painted on the two silos facing
> > Avenue, the signs them selves were painted on a white rectangle,
> > 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
> > > color paint was used. Any insights?
> > >
> > > Thanks.
> > >
> > > JR
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