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  • September 22, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,070 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    New details and weathering create an eye-catching model BY MARK FEDDERSON PHOTOGRAPHY BY THE AUTHOR Page 9: Author Fedderson's G-22 gondola model is shown here, after his weathering and detail additions. New are inside wall details-rivets, stake poc...
  • September 22, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,676 views - 1 comment - 2 likes
    by Mark Sharp Photos by the author unless otherwise indicated N&W 1349 rolls westbound, just outside Statesville, on the Northern Virginia Model Railroaders layout. EMD's GP40 By the end of the 1950s, the "dieselization" of America...
  • September 22, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,554 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    by Bob Turner Photos by the author unless otherwise indicated Model MM-2 in 17/64" scale was the authors first attempt at scratchbuilding. It has a steel boiler, brass and bronze cab, tender and frames. It has power by NWSL. There are t...
  • September 21, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,892 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    by Ed Sanicky and W. Terry Stuart Photos by W. Terry Stuart unless otherwise indicated Look closely underneath the car and you'll see a suggestion of the brake piping added by Ed Sanicky. These details, along with the cut levers and replacement brak...
  • September 21, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,853 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    by William Mitchell Photos by the author A pair of Stewart CP Rail C630s head up a string of hoppers testing a newly laid section of track on the authors Sicamous Junction layout. The spline sub-roadbed the author is using was made from fiberboard. ...
  • September 21, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,040 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Stuart R. Thayer Model photos by the author PRR 6322 is doing what the Pennsy C630s were known for best...pushing hard on the rear end of a heavy train, while the trains conductor watches the show. *Text Not Available* Starting in...
  • September 20, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,358 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Jim Teese, MMR Photos by the author The genesis of this engine goes back quite a ways. In the mid-1970s I was working for Bell Helicopter in Iran and building a few HO models in my free time. I saw an ad from AHM in Model Railroader...
  • September 20, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,190 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    SP/Caltran's commute fleet offers the modeler variety, diversity and just plain fun BY MIKE SCHAFER AND JAMES E. HUMBERT Left: Two SP commute trains empty themselves of passengers on a cold winter evening in the late 1970's at San Jose, Calif. The s...
  • September 20, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 3,493 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Finishing the all-metal model in Reading dress BY JIM SIX MODEL PHOTOGRAPHY BY THE AUTHOR Left: Reading Century 424 No. 5203 leads a GP35 and SD45 in March 1975. In a shade more than one year, the little-photographed anthracite road would be absorbe...
  • September 20, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,779 views - 2 comments - 0 likes
    by Miles & Fran Hale Photos by the author We have all been to a contest and watched the modelers bring in the apple of their eye model to enter in the contest. These models have carrying or shipping cases that are often as elaborat...