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  • December 28, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,751 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Page 26: Santa Fe Gas Electric M-J60 with Baggage Car No. 202 and AHM coach in drag. Model and photo by the author. Yes, that's right, a 41 foot head end car for standard gauge, main line service! This must be one of the most unique car...
  • December 26, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 7,836 views - 2 comments - 1 like
    Coming up on the Belmont Road Crossing at Downers Grove, Illinois, in March of 1973 is BN 6143 (ex-CB&Q 341) still in her Burlington colors on the point with two repainted units following and Burlington units bringing up the rear. Gib Allbach phot...
  • December 5, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,156 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Art Fahie Photos by the author Two Athearn locos lay over at Hunterspoint. Both have been re-geared with Ernst components and painted with Polly-Scale paint. The road is made of spackle, applied over foam board. YOU DON'T HAVE TO B...
  • December 5, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,835 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Mark E. Sharp Model photos by the author B&M 4211 A&B pull into Old Fort on the Northern Virginia Model Railroaders' Western North Carolina Railroad on a courtesy visit. I've recently shifted my railroad modeling focus to the...
  • November 21, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,255 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Bill Brown & Art Fahie Photos By Art Fahie The engineer of switcher #39 (made by Stewart) stops to share some early morning coffee with the crew of the yard maintenance shed. The vehicles are Mini-Metals from Classic Metal Works. ...
  • November 3, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,022 views - 1 comment - 0 likes
    by Bill Stubstad Photos by Chris Lane A pair of Athearn Genesis F7s leads a local over the South Platte near Littleton, Colorado. The Canadian geese were handpainted by Bill. At the age of 13 (1947), and having never received a longed...
  • October 12, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,635 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    by Jim Rollwage Photos by the author The LaSalle local arrives at Henderson to begin switching industries. This is somewhat of a hot spot with the local having to clear the main for other through trains. The foundation is from an old abandoned grist...
  • September 14, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,522 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 - 3,306 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 - 3,256 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...