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  • November 16, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,656 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    by Eric Lundberg Photos by the author Green Mountain Falls is located on Level 2 and features a Colorado Midland station and freight house. The structures are all authentic in this 14 deep section, including those painted on the backdrop. The Colora...
  • November 16, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,671 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    A boxcar short line: The North Stratford Railroad These furniture movers use a GE and an Alco BY T. BRAM BAILEYPHOTOGRAPHY BY THE AUTHOR Page 21: Just north of Colebrook. N.H.. the southbound North Stratford train makes its way down the Connecticut...
  • November 15, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,811 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    by Ken Edmier Model photos by the author When Athearn released their Genesis 60' boxcars, I hurried to the hobby shop. I was very impressed, not only with the body detail, but also at the quality of the paint and lettering. I purchased...
  • November 15, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,260 views - 0 comments - 2 likes
    You can "rebuild" Athearn's 50-foot double-door boxcar just like the Monon did the prototype BY MONT SWITZER PHOTOGRAPHY BY THE AUTHOR Page 18: Car 1508 was one of the 50-foot double-door boxcars rebuilt at Monon's Lafayette, Ind., shops with cushio...
  • November 14, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,173 views - 1 comment - 2 likes
    The famous Alco road-switcher is here in plastic at last! BY JIM SIXMODEL PHOTOGRAPHY BY THE AUTHOR Page 16: RS3 2140 leads Southern's southbound Peach Queen into Gainesville, Ga., in August 1968, This train was frequently used to ferry the Alco roa...
  • November 14, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 971 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Reintroducing N-scale! The best prospect of directing product development is the opportunity to raise the bar. ExactRail has adopted a new set of standards for all of ExactRail's N-scale models. We believe that we can offer something better. With the ...
  • November 11, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,698 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    BY HAROLD A. EDMONSONPHOTOGRAPHY BY THE AUTHOR Page 10: Only the tender and canteen outwardly give away the Jan. 17, 1985 date as westbound 614T sweeps through the snow at Quinnimont.(This photo only. David Goodheart) Page 11: Fresh snow covers the W...
  • November 10, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,221 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    A simplified approach to air-brake detailing BY RICHARD HENDRICKSONPHOTOGRAPHY BY THE AUTHOR Page 8: Here's a simplified AB air-brake system installed on an Athearn 40-foot AAR steel boxcar under construction.To form "clevis ends" for air-brake rods...
  • November 9, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,076 views - 0 comments - 3 likes
      B&O M-53 Wagontop Box Car Only $32.95 MSRP Factory equipped with Kadee® #58 Couplers! All-New Release!   Paint Scheme: Road # SKU: Kit -- ...
  • November 8, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,372 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    BY JAMES E. HUMBERT PHOTOGRAPHY BY THE AUTHOR UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED Page 39: That Riverdale interlocking tower's days were numbered was made painfully evident by this view of workmen installing automatic switching machinery at the site. View is towa...