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  • October 26, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,658 views - 1 comment - 1 like
    BY JAMES E. HUMBERT Page 22: The Feather River Canyon contains many locations which many would consider wild and untamed, yet it is surprisingly accessible and hospitable upon closer examination. Here, GP40 3529 leads a GE U30B and an EMD GP40-2 east...
  • October 26, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 9,668 views - 1 comment - 0 likes
    by Ken Larsen Photos by the author unless otherwise indicated The setting sun casts a reddish glow as the Victoria prepares to depart the ore dock on Michael Rabbitt's HO layout in Wayne, PA. The blast furnace in the background predates the Walthers...
  • October 25, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,486 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    by Bob Foltz Photos by the author The installed switch has a nice "finished" look. Labels were not needed in my installation, but they could easily be added to the fascia if needed. Model railroaders frequently have to compromise aisle ...
  • October 25, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,427 views - 0 comments - 2 likes
    by Bob Bandy Graphics by Tim Freese This may seem like a spider web of metal to the untrained eye, but its so much more. What you see before you is the foundation for a layout that Bob knows will last a lifetime...and then some. Was it ...
  • October 25, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,732 views - 3 comments - 1 like
    BY WARREN CALLOWAY PHOTOGRAPHS BY THE AUTHOR Page 18: A Locotrol-equipped Southern GP50 -- note the white number boards leads a piggyback train at Greensboro, N.C., in February of 1981. SR has equipped as many as 139 different units with locotrol.Pag...
  • October 24, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,146 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Michael "Bama" Harman Model Photos by Miles & Fran Hale Ashley Coal Company was built from a Builders In Scale craftsman kit. I modified the hoist and shaft houses to accommodate an animated cable system to drive the sheaves. The structure is...
  • October 20, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,274 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    BY CHARLES A. ROTH MODEL PHOTOGRAPHY BY THE AUTHOR PROTOTYPE INFORMATION BY JAMES E. HUMBERT Right Above: Missouri Pacific's diesel roster is dominated by over 300 nearly identical EMO S040-2's. They are often entrusted with time-sensitive commoditi...
  • October 19, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,594 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    BY JAMES HUMBERTPHOTOGRAPHS BY THE AUTHOR UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED Page 9: Above: This dramatic photograph is representative of what can be achieved using one's creative abilities, coupled with several flashbulbs: In a scene which can even be recre...
  • October 17, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,274 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    MARCELINE, MISSOURI, JULY 19, 1992 By Ken Patterson 
  • October 17, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,791 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    By Patrick Lawson Page 56: Replace the MDC plastic deck with individual wood strips.The prototype for the model, Train Train's OTTX 92366.The tie-down chains are supposed to travel with the prototype car. The leftover wood pallet, however, is an extr...