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  • April 10, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 2,477 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Model and photo 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 accomplished modelers and it is...
  • February 29, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,000 views - 0 comments - 2 likes
    Top: The homosote has been removed. Note the edges of the future channel culvert under the crossover. Bottom: The basic flat top area of the arailroad before ditching.   by ALEX WALKER    Many model railroads have long...
  • February 13, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,040 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    (Photo#l) The bottom of the car shows the location of body bolsters, queenposts, brake cylinder, and the cast hopper doors.   by STANLEY R. KNOTTS    All of the cars lettered for the Troll & Elfin Railroad are scra...
  • December 28, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,352 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Page 26: Santa Fe Gas Electric M-J60 with Baggage Car No. 202 and AHM coach in drag. Model and photo by the author. Yes, that's right, a 41 foot head end car for standard gauge, main line service! This must be one of the most unique car...
  • December 26, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 5,002 views - 2 comments - 1 like
    Coming up on the Belmont Road Crossing at Downers Grove, Illinois, in March of 1973 is BN 6143 (ex-CB&Q 341) still in her Burlington colors on the point with two repainted units following and Burlington units bringing up the rear. Gib Allbach phot...
  • December 5, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,258 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Art Fahie Photos by the author Two Athearn locos lay over at Hunterspoint. Both have been re-geared with Ernst components and painted with Polly-Scale paint. The road is made of spackle, applied over foam board. YOU DON'T HAVE TO B...
  • December 5, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,452 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Mark E. Sharp Model photos by the author B&M 4211 A&B pull into Old Fort on the Northern Virginia Model Railroaders' Western North Carolina Railroad on a courtesy visit. I've recently shifted my railroad modeling focus to the...
  • November 21, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,350 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Bill Brown & Art Fahie Photos By Art Fahie The engineer of switcher #39 (made by Stewart) stops to share some early morning coffee with the crew of the yard maintenance shed. The vehicles are Mini-Metals from Classic Metal Works. ...
  • November 3, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,263 views - 1 comment - 0 likes
    by Bill Stubstad Photos by Chris Lane A pair of Athearn Genesis F7s leads a local over the South Platte near Littleton, Colorado. The Canadian geese were handpainted by Bill. At the age of 13 (1947), and having never received a longed...
  • October 12, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,522 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    by Jim Rollwage Photos by the author The LaSalle local arrives at Henderson to begin switching industries. This is somewhat of a hot spot with the local having to clear the main for other through trains. The foundation is from an old abandoned grist...