Author Topic: (1/87th [HO Scale]) 1950's gas station restoration  (Read 676 times)

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(1/87th [HO Scale]) 1950's gas station restoration
« on: January 31, 2021, 10:20:33 AM »
HO scale architect's model, built by an ATLANTIC PETROLEUM engineer. Figured I'd give it a 1960's grade restoration.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_Petroleum



Display framed out, on an old walnut Bell Telephone switchbox base (how vintage).
Probably use concrete-colored contact paper as a base for this when all is said and done.


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Re: (1/87th [HO Scale]) 1950's gas station restoration
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2021, 10:25:46 AM »
Did some historical research.




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Re: (1/87th [HO Scale]) 1950's gas station restoration
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2021, 10:28:11 AM »


Went for an Edward Hopper look with this photo
« Last Edit: January 31, 2021, 11:58:45 PM by Story »

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Re: (1/87th [HO Scale]) 1950's gas station restoration
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2021, 11:47:48 AM »
That's great! It reminds me of some of the gas stations (working and abandoned) that I've seen on Route 66 in the Mojave.

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Re: (1/87th [HO Scale]) 1950's gas station restoration
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2021, 11:54:59 PM »