The Old Lifeboat Station
Posted 17 June 2012 - 07:13 PM
Hey guys, i finally found a bit of time to build something, so I figured I would attempt the Lifeboat Station for my collection. Im quite happy with how the colorscheme worked out, I opted for Maersk Blue as it stood out better then medium blue.
Situated in Looe, Cornwall, stands the old Lifeboat station which was built in 1866. Its second Lifeboat 'The Ryder' served for twenty-eight years, right up until the station was closed in 1930, and during this time she was launched twelve times and saved thirty-seven lives. Today, the fully restored Ryder is the only surviving Standard Self-Righting Lifeboat in the country and is moored in Polperro Harbour as part of the Heritage Museum display.
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Posted 17 June 2012 - 07:32 PM
Someday, if I ever have the money, I'd love to buy an MOC from you. Out of curiosity, if you were ever to sell something like this Lifeboat Station, how much would it cost?
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Posted 17 June 2012 - 10:48 PM
Lovely work DC, the brickwork is fabulous and the colours are so calm.
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Posted 17 June 2012 - 11:02 PM
I the stone work look of this, it has a feel that would be original built around the time of the Civil War between the church and government forces.
Keep these structures of beauty coming....Brick On 'Cadarnosaurus Rex' !
Posted 17 June 2012 - 11:12 PM
And those windows, the door hinges, the roof, the greenery... so much to enjoy. Off to Flickr now for a closer look :)
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Posted 17 June 2012 - 11:55 PM
Link to the real thing:
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Posted 18 June 2012 - 01:04 PM
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It is so nice, at first thought it was LDD.
Posted 18 June 2012 - 03:49 PM
The roof design, pavement, boat and brick work really are world-class designs; I'm sure many a Lego designer could learn loads from studying this beauty!
Well done, and I hope you do more of these city sets.
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Posted 18 June 2012 - 07:10 PM
There are too many wonderful details to list.
The Maersk blue was a great choice and that red line around the base sets it off perfectly.
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