Living in the post apocalypse can be surprisingly comfortable. This reclaimed gas station is home to a small group of survivors who are just making day-to-day. This Lego creation called “Gas Station” has been built by hellboy.lego. Built as an entry into the Vignweek 2020 challenge. This post apocalyptic Gas Station features a small rural style station that has been turned into an outpost/watchtower. It welcomes nobody, with its multitude of Never Stop signs (from the Lego Move 2 sets) mixed in with a bunch of Nuclear Fallout signs. Everything here is Lego, no custom pieces. The soda vending machine, the old classic car, and the EAT sign are all great details that bring a lot of personality to the build. There is even a cute rubber ducky hiding out! Did the survivors get the RV and car up on the roof, or did the nuclear explosion?
This Lego street racing scene, called “Street racers’ haunt” is created by Faber Mandragore. Originally built to be displayed at Model Expo Italy, which was canceled this year. There is a lot going on in this scene. Two hot rods are facing off for an illegal drag race. Although the main focus of the build, the background is impressive on its own. A full rural gas station, some of the woods out back, and a huge crowd who have come to see the show. The two speedsters in the front almost look like they are the same model, but after market upgrades have changed their appearance. The grey racer looks like they have the bigger engine, but can they win the street race? In the back are a bunch of Minifigures getting ready for their turn to race, a bunch of betting is going on behind the scenes, and you can even spot a photographer. The gas station has a brick built sign, and they exclusivly sell the classic Octan gasoline. A few stand out details include the power/phone poles, the street light, and the little red arrow showing you where to go.
Most cars come with a lot of options, especially sports cars. There are so many terms, and initials that could mean almost anything. This Lego Hot Rod, created by Faber Mandragore, is a Model B, and Supercharged. The scene features the car, a vintage gas pump, and some various mini builds. Hopefully the old Octan pumps have premium gas, you want to make sure everything is running at peak performance. The pile of tires is a perfect mini build, but the Hot Rod is the star. It features a few of the common engine building techniques. The Minifigure pistols, the intake, and the radiator are all popular details. What really sets this apart are the wheels. The exposed steering system looks great and is a surprisingly complicated detail. You can find Lego wrenches, a droid arm, crowbars, and axles. Lego Hot Rods are just as popular as their real life counterpart, and this one is one of the best Minifigure scale ones around.
The General Store can be the last bastion of civilization before heading out into the wilderness. The calm before getting mixed up in a dark forest, or getting lost in the desert. A scene that has played out hundreds of times on film and television. This Lego General Store is created by Norton74. Inspired by these classic small town and rural American locations. A place where you can find a little bit of everything. You can fill up gas, buy some tools, pick up a soda, and make a phone call all in one place. This Lego diorama has a bunch of fun features. A really creative flag built with Lego 1×1 clips, the old time gas pump with a sea shell on top (shell gas), and the slightly uneven yellow siding on the main building. With a nice old man watching over everything. There is also a collection of Lego animals helping to fill out the scene, you can spy a pig, a cat, two dogs, a bird, a few chickens, and a skunk. This is a very busy store.