Train Update

TenderAfter being informed that a ‘coal cart’ is called a Tender and that they mainly carried water, I decided to try to make the Tender more true to life by removing ¬†buffers, adding a coupling, adding a water valve and changing¬†the profile of the floor.

 

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Paragon Project: Train Asset.

Although our project is centered around a train station we only had one completed train engine for the whole station, so I decided to make a steam engine with accompanying coal cart that visually differed from the first one that Adam had already made.

2386.Ken_.-Jc.c1914-copyThis is the reference photo that I used to base my model upon.

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An early stage of development.7

Later in the process I had made alterations to the front of the tank and the wheels.9

As the inside of the cab wont be seen too much I opted for minimal control detail.TrainsRender02To add more variety I made two textures for the engines in North Eastern Railway (NER) colours.TwoTrainsUDKHere are the completed engines with their coal carts in the UDK engine.