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  • Invalid date - posted by Christopher Brimley - 6,401 views - 6 comments - 7 likes
    Making Loads For Gondolas & Flat Cars By Christopher Brimley Flatcars and gondolas always seem to lack something when you take them out of the box. They need a little weathering so they are not so new and glossy, and they seem to be screaming for a lo...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,643 views - 5 comments - 2 likes
    Coming in January 2011!  Available in Early and Late versions and as undecorated kits. Please watch ExactRail's Announcements page for updated information on this all-new release!  Early Version with simulated wood walkways and handrails! ...
  • Invalid date - posted by Mark Preussler - 1,188 views - 5 comments - 3 likes
    By Mark Preussler, MMR As current Superintendent of my local National Model Railroad Association (NMRA) division, I often work the “NMRA booth” at area train shows. One of the interesting aspects of a mass-appeal train show is the amount of...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 3,100 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    By Tony Michael Photos by Robert Schleicher   O scale is often believed to be so large that it can only be considered for a club-size layout. Tony Michael used the layout design techniques developed to fit an HO layout in a bedroom to fill his 1...
  • Invalid date - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,364 views - 5 comments - 2 likes
    Weathering Cars & Trucks By Christopher Brimley On most layouts, you’ll see a very detailed scenery, weathered rolling stock, locomotives, and structures. And occasionally, you’ll see out-of-place, glossy toy-like vehicles sticking out lik...
  • Invalid date - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,703 views - 8 comments - 5 likes
    Build a Market in HO Scale By Christopher Brimley Design Preservation Models (DPM) started to finally update their stagnant selection of structures last year. One of the first newly-released kits is the Stone Bakery (243-12300) in HO scale. Fortunatel...
  • Invalid date - posted by John Pestana - 1,628 views - 1 comment - 1 like
    Railmodel Journal, March 2007 Pages 12,13   Jim Dahlberg has recreated the Lehigh River Valley on his 21 x 36-foot layout. We'll have a "Layout Tour" of the complete project but this is his model of the once-active coal barge operations along th...
  • Invalid date - posted by John Pestana - 1,708 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    Extra 6138 East: Prototype Railraod Modeling Models by Tony Thompson and Richard Hendrickson Story by Richard Hendrickson Pages 10,11,12,13   While en route to last October's Railroad Prototype Modelers meeting in Troy, New York, Richard Hendr...
  • Invalid date - posted by John Pestana - 2,601 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    RailModel Journal April 2008 Pages 60-62 By Mike Baker, Pictures by Karen Baker   Styrene sheets and strip can be used to recreate the common Baltimore & Ohio, Signal Tower that was on the Monongah Division, at Clarksburg, West Virginia.&nb...
  • Invalid date - posted by John Pestana - 2,564 views - 2 comments - 3 likes
    RailModel Journal February 2008 Page 6 By Bob Rivard The inspiration for this project came from the Fallen Flags website. I found some very helpful photos of these Canadian flat cars on this site. The Walthers car can be greatly improved by adding a f...