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  • September 18, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 948 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    Frisco U30B 846 as it appeared when ready for initial delivery. - General Electric photo. by M. Keith Davidson    This is intended to be a basic guide in modeling the Frisco version of General Electric's U30B utilizing the...
  • June 19, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 13,946 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    By: Arthur Limes    Anyone that has had any type of introduction to model railroading will know that it is one of the more creative hobbies out there. The amount of decisions you need to make between the layouts, scenery, locomotives among ot...
  • March 13, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 4,192 views - 0 comments - 2 likes
    Photo: Richard H. Hendrickson   by RICHARD H. HENDRICKSON Reporting Marks serves as an evaluation guide for potential purchasers of model railroad and railroad-related products. Products are reviewed by persons we feel are accompli...
  • November 16, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,569 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    by Eric Lundberg Photos by the author Green Mountain Falls is located on Level 2 and features a Colorado Midland station and freight house. The structures are all authentic in this 14 deep section, including those painted on the backdrop. The Colora...
  • November 7, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,692 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Jerry Peterson Photos by Randy Lee As the Bull Moose navigates the deck bridge on its way to the Southpoint yard, a first-time observer would surely think the extreme boiler swing of the big articulated would cause an imbalance and a catastrophic...
  • October 12, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,452 views - 2 comments - 0 likes
    by John Parker Photos by Doug Geiger, MMR As BNSF continues to haul record amounts of coal from the Powder River Basin, the Fall River Subdivision often sees up to four coal trains a day. They say the third times the charm... and that...
  • October 4, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,119 views - 1 comment - 1 like
    by Larry Puckett photos by the author Moccasin Gap is the site of a small industrial area served by locals from the large yard there. How many times have you heard the story - boy gets American Flyer train set for Christmas and falls ...
  • September 30, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,384 views - 1 comment - 4 likes
    by Larry Puckett Model photos by the author Prototype photos by Chris Howard The finished model shows off the clean, simple lines of the model with the bold white Southern lettering and numerals. The Southern Railway was also known as ...
  • September 29, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,298 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    D. Scott Chatfield A solid train of auto racks on the Southern Pacific mainline east of Reno, Nevada. -- J. Fred Coots, Jr., photo The first article on auto racks, in the June 1992 issue, described the prototypes and the matching model...
  • September 29, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,581 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    By Mike Daniels Modify the sides of the basic rack, extend the individual panels, and create a replica of this Rock Island auto rack. This Rock Island auto rack differs from the prototypes for the Walthers HO scale and Con-Cor N scal...