Structures

Brunt’s Malting and Milling Company

JigStones offer a variety of molds for casting sections of brick or stone from concrete, or windows from plastic resin. Craig Leigh, the largest center on the IPP&W railway, is a beehive of construction activity. First it was the new passenger station, then the Post Office, and now a Malting and Milling Company. Malting and milling …

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Craig Leigh Passenger Station

The Craig Leigh Passenger Station was made with a product called JigStones. JigStones offer a variety of molds for casting sections of brick or stone with concrete, or windows with plastic resin. This tower is the first part of a large passenger station. Construction was delayed by the architects as they discussed the design and …

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Craig Leigh Post Office

On Wednesday, 4 January 2006, the President of the Ironwood, Peters Pond and Western Railway gave approval to the final design of the new Post Office Building for Craig Leigh. Mr. Mills said the building will be built on vacant lot north of recently completed passenger station and south of the city’s planned Wellington Street …

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Northland Railway Passenger Station

This article illustrates how Doug Matheson built a magnificent passenger station for his Northland Railway using JigStones. Planning Normally when I build a structure, I look first at the space it is to occupy. Then I use a freelance design based on a prototype that appeals to me. The space for the station is elevated, …

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Scobie’s Foods

Scobie’s Foods is one of the oldest buildings in Craig Leigh. It made from a product called JigStones. JigStones offer a variety of molds for casting sections of brick or stone from concrete, or windows from plastic resin. Often in Large Scale, there is a need to model only a portion of a building. This …

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Small Buildings

STORAGE SHED Lawrence Watkins presented me (Doug Matheson) with a small 10 by 18 inch storage shed that he had built in 1:20 scale. This shed features the use of recycled beverage cans crimped neatly to make pieces of corrugated metal. It also has a JigStone foundation. It needs only some staining or painting of …

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Steel Through Truss Bridges

This article illustrates how Doug Matheson built steel through truss bridges for his Northland Railway. I am lucky enough to have access to some metal working equipment. Admittedly metal working tools are not found in every workshop, however, the availability of inexpensive welding equipment from discount stores has now made metal working possible for many …

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