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Bigelov
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Re: Bigelov's projects

Post by Bigelov » Fri May 06, 2022 7:47 am

Ah, the age old question of pale or red bricks?

This link shows a pic of an actual narrow gauge shed (for a Latvian peat line), which I have also used for inspiration for this project. It is from the Russian Narrow Paravoz website https://narrow.parovoz.com/newgallery/p ... RU#picture

One of the things I have noticed while browsing around Russian railway websites is the common use of pale bricks for their buildings. I suspect from around the 1970's onwards? Red bricks are also used, but I thought I would go with pale brick to locate the scene a bit more in time and place. In my model the bricks are actually a bit too cream, and should be more grey.

With the brick colour you could go either way, I decided to go pale.
Steve B
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