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Rake Gruva (Rake Mining Co.) A very small H0e (HOn30) layout

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Day 6
8th of January 2001    The previous day × The next day

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Yet another days work. Notice the match box to the right for size comparison.
 
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The wall to the left of the Mine entrance is leaning to the left. It doesn´t look good, so I must straighten it up later.
 
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The opposite wall that the bridge will rest on. I have glued the wood to a piece of cardboard. The parts of the cardboard to the left and right are part of the wall that will be at a slight angle to the bridge.
 
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Someone seems to have installed floodlights at the construction site so that work can continue all night long.
 
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This picture clearly illustrate how i paint/stain the wood strips.
 


 Some of the material used so far:
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  Qty#  Mfg       Description     Item #   Est.price
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   2    Roco      flextrack       32200       34
   1    Roco      turnout         32409      114
   2    Roco      straight track  32202       13
   1    Roco      curved track    32204       13
   1    Peco      cart turntable  SL-427      15
   1    Peco      buffer stop     SL-440      16
   1              wood stain                  39
                  balsastrips                 50
                  cardboard
                  tape
                  tracknails
                  feed wires
                  solder
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                                      Total:  294 SEK or  29 $

 
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