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  • September 14, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,449 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by V. S. Roseman Photos by the author This handsome structure is shown here fitted out as a school, with gardeners sprucing up the grounds and children on their way to the first day of classes. Brooklyn, NY, is still one of the larges...
  • September 14, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,134 views - 1 comment - 6 likes
    by Larry Puckett Photos by the author V&O FA2 242 waits on the interchange track after making the run in from Afton. V&O Operations I have always loved the Virginian and Ohio Railroad; after all it offers classic locomotives mu...
  • September 8, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,855 views - 0 comments - 2 likes
    by Doug Geiger, MMR Photos by the author A set of Rio Grande F3s blasts out of Mud Tunnel headed for Olathe. It has just left Montrose and is headed for the mainline connection at Grand Junction. Western railroads have always held a f...
  • September 7, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,512 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 - 2,065 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 - 1,352 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 - 2,061 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 - 1,178 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 - 3,409 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 - 1,410 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...