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  • November 19, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 811 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    by the Prototype Modeler Staff In the April, 1980, issue of Prototype Modeler, we featured an article by Wayne Sittner on the Deleware & Hudson Covered Hopper/Box Car. At the time, prototype photos were scarce, but since then, through the courtes...
  • January 12, 2012 - posted by Tasha Oates - 961 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    Omaha, Nebraska, August, 1974. Here are two views showing an ACF built dome car, 7006. Note the striker plate, details on the end, and outside spring hanger truck. Union Pacific still maintains a fleet of passenger cars for special excursions and exec...
  • January 5, 2012 - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,367 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    In the early 1900's, the slender boilers and wide fireboxes of the locomotives on the roads that burned Anthracite coal caused steam locomotive cabs to be mounted ahead of the firebox, in the middle straddling the boiler. The resulting a...
  • October 17, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 814 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    MARCELINE, MISSOURI, JULY 19, 1992 By Ken Patterson