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  • September 7, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,316 views - 2 comments - 2 likes
    by Chester Fesmire Photos by the author Mack B-875 with 100-ton beam lowboy and International TD-25. When asked to do an article for this prestigious publication, I didn't know quite what was expected of me at first. After careful consi...
  • June 10, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,306 views - 0 comments - 2 likes
    by Michael J. Paltzer Photos by Jeff Eggert Diagram by Dennis Eggert Trucks and gravity wagons make their way across the scale and into the dump shed. From there, the grain travels up the wet leg to begin the drying process. Nearly the entire pro...
  • April 19, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,274 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Jim Six Photo by the author With just a few details, new paint, decals and weathering a nearly 40-year-old Mantua train-set gondola was transformed into a believable model of an ACL gondola. Having just touted the laurels of the l...
  • April 4, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,609 views - 6 comments - 2 likes
    by Bill Hughes Photos by Tim Sommers For the past few years, I had been dreaming about modeling a Midwestern urban scene. This may seem rather odd, coming from a modeler who lives at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains in Utah. Not so od...
  • Invalid date - posted by Bob DeStefano - 1,854 views - 3 comments - 0 likes
    Model Railfanning, a Monthly Column By Bob DeStefano, Thoroughbred RR Models Over the years, I’ve observed  “Newbies” to the hobby go through an “Accumulation Phase”, purchasing locomotives and freight cars randomly w...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 7,810 views - 3 comments - 5 likes
    By V. S. Roseman Photos by the author unless otherwise indicated A Red Cap helps out with a three-wheeled electric tractor on the point of a train of two Kibri wagons equipped with pneumatic tires. In the background a loaded Walthers Santa Fe express...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,117 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    November 24, 2010 PLEASE NOTE: On the UPS Ford "C" Van announcement, we list a 1/50 Ford "C" Van, item #29402. This item was announced in error. WE WILL NOT BE PRODUCING ITEM #29402, the 1/50 Ford "C" Van. We apologize for any inconvenience ca...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 4,272 views - 4 comments - 1 like
    by Paul Templar Photos by the author A general view of the main switchbacks, showing the five bridges. The one in front is a rather long and deep trestle; it measures 2’ 2” long and 2’ 2” deep. Oh...I know what you’re t...