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  • May 13, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,732 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    CUT passenger Geep 5901 is at Elkhart, Ind., in January 1962, having strayed from its original assignment locale in Ohio. As on all NYC Geeps, the "front" of the locomotive is actually the long-hood end, hence the "F" designation - barely visible in t...
  • March 28, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 2,824 views - 1 comment - 2 likes
    Photo: Jim Six It's like modeling six railroads at once - only better! by JIM SIX AND & W. TERRY STUART Profile of a contemporary modeler: enamored of far more railroads than he (or she) can ever afford to model, in love with enough...
  • September 20, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,484 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...
  • August 4, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,954 views - 0 comments - 2 likes
    by Jim Six Photos by the author Here is the finished Walthers 60 appliance boxcar with added detail, modified draft gear with Kadee #78 couplers, and weathering that was done with acrylic paints that were applied using paint brushes and Q-tips. Ex...
  • June 21, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,095 views - 1 comment - 1 like
    by John Welther Photos by the author Its summer 1959 as a New York Central freight rolls through southwestern Illinois. The re-engined Erie-built is running out the last few years of service before being traded in. Immediately follow...
  • June 8, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,533 views - 1 comment - 1 like
    by David Butts Photos by the author NYC E7 heads eastbound on the Michigan Central with passenger train next to the Huron River on the east corner module. The New York Central was known as the Water Level Route. What comes to mind is...
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  • Invalid date - posted by Frank Joyce - 6,670 views - 18 comments - 11 likes
    Layout: The Bronx in a Basement By Frank Joyce This is a layout built by Frank Joyce. See Modeling Memories of the Bronx part I & II for a more detailed explanations. The layout is 9’ x 10’ with two tracks on the lower level. 15” cu...
  • Invalid date - posted by Frank Joyce - 2,620 views - 2 comments - 5 likes
    Part II: Modeling Memories of the Bronx By Frank Joyce  This is part II of a two-part series written by Frank Joyce as he builds landmarks and memories from his childhood in New York City. Look for the finished layout. My next project was a 1&rs...
  • Invalid date - posted by Frank Joyce - 4,027 views - 0 comments - 3 likes
    Part I: Modeling Memories of the Bronx By Frank Joyce This is part I of a two-part series written by Frank Joyce as he builds landmarks and memories from his childhood in New York City. Look for the finished layout. In my case, it wasn’t a trai...