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Engine House

 I'm contemplating making a small switching layout (or this may end up on my Vine and Branches Layout) and thought it would be nice to have a small engine house to park the engine and keep it out of the weather. The Pike's Stuff Small Engine House  was tempting but larger than I wanted and I wanted to scratch build and practice my styrene techniques.  Here are the self imposed build parameters I'm working within Build from one 15x19 For Sale sign House a Walthers Plymouth ML-8 or BLI Plymouth W-Series 35-Ton Switcher I've been very tempted to add 3D printed detail parts but I want to make something that others can replicate. If there is enough interest I may build another version that is detailed out with my SLA 3d printer.  I started by using the basic size of the Pike's Stuff small engine house as a guide and then went from there. The size is 30'x60' feet which I thought was a little long for my needs so I went 30'x41'. After cutting out the walls