Starting October 13, 2021 Bill Davis is building a Rail Scale Models, Tobacco Barn Kit on our show. Stephen Milley, the owner of Rail Scale Models, has given a 20% discount for the kit for modelers who want to “Build Along” with Bill Davis. The discount code is now set up for the Tobacco Barn in all four scales (N, HO, S, O) for 20% off MSRP. The buyer must use the coupon code NewTracks, one word, at the check-out screen. This code will be in effect from June 1 thru Oct 30, 2021.
The Tobacco Drying Barn is a common structure found in rural southern states – marking the tobacco farming industry. The barn was used to dry tobacco leaves – hung on wood posts along the width of the barn, heated from the fire pit built into the opening in the brick foundation.
Watch the build below:
Part 1 – Tobacco Barn – The Kit and laying it out – October 6, 2021
Part 2 – Tobacco Barn – Finishing touches on the bard, improving the wood grain and foundation details – October 13, 2021
Part 3 – Tobacco Barn – Bill completes construction of the tobacco barn or drying shed – October 20, 2021
Bill Davis’ Tobacco Barn in HO: