Grave Stone Ghost Train
Posted 07 September 2009 - 04:45 AM
Last year, I got busy with Wild West interest and wanted to add a train to the Grave Stone genre. I would start with a lonely little station (the Abandoned Station) and begin delving into train MOCs, which I had never tried before. The result was the Ghost Train collection, initially posted to the EB History & Adventure forum, since the genre related to the Wild West.
Since these creations also relate to trains, I thought I would resurrenct the sub-theme and share the entire collection here in the Train Tech Forum within a single post.
So, I give you Ghost Train - prepare to embarq for mystery...
The initial creation that started the sub-theme, the Abandoned Station. Waiting for the Ghost Train to come can get pretty tiring, especially without dinner:
Out of the darkness comes a mysterious train. Are your eyes playing tricks on you?
It is the Ghost Train, as real as the the flesh on your bones. The light-up boiler draws you to the locomotive, as your heart begins to beat faster:
A skeleton crew maintains the train. The eyes of Shorty McBones, the coal shoveler, glow as he's been staring at the light-up boiler for many years:
The first wagon designed for the Ghost Train is the Haunted Train Coach. A glow-in-the dark apparition with yellow hands provide some humor on the "lighter side".
A skeletal hand can be seen coming out of the Mysterious Mail Car:
My favorite of the Ghost Train cars is the Frightening Freight Wagon, or should I say Fright Wagon?
The Witch's Shanty would provide a mysterious trackside structure. Outside is the witch as she summons the Phantom Rider:
A werewolf can be heard howling in the distance near the Moonshine Still:
Some skeletal railroad workers are busy working their fingers to the bone:
And lastly, the Rickety Water Tower provides water for the Ghost Train:
Some additional images of the train:
And the station:
A behind the scenes peek of the moving ghost train can also be found here.
This concludes the resurrection of Ghost Train. I hope you enjoy!
Posted 07 September 2009 - 05:13 AM
There is a great use of a lot of parts in it. I would definitely drink some moonshine from that still, especially if it'll turn me into a werewolf.
Wow, I'm still amazed at it.
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Posted 07 September 2009 - 08:07 AM
That brings me at my death train 7725. I build this one, because a total black version is boring. So I thought, it's a train full of death and scary monsters that can bring death. I let the pic's big now. Take a look inside the train:
Posted 07 September 2009 - 07:04 PM
I actually had one more train wagon that I never shared which was an Egyptian Display boxcar. It didn't come out well, so I never posted a picture. Perhaps I'll look for it and post.
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