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  • December 20, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 4,769 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Industry, intended for modelers by Frank Kyper, from his article in the Friends of the East Broad Top Modeling the Brick Kilns: Use the molded ceramic bisque brick kilns ($12.95 each), smokestack ($12.95 each) and stacks of brick (S2....
  • November 28, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,076 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    KIT CONVERSION by Martin Lofton, of Sunshine Models The Pennsy's car had modified a standard box car body. You can perform similar modifications with C&BT Shops' kit and the Sunshine Models conversion kit.    What d...
  • November 28, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,213 views - 0 comments - 3 likes
    MODELING WITH PAINT & DECALS by Richard Burg Part I of this series, illustrating an assortment of prototype cars built by both ACF and Pullman-Standard and HO scale models, appeared in the July 1990 issue of "The Journal." Part II,...
  • July 4, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,083 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    BY PM STAFF The original car from which the Train Miniature HO Car kit was modeled. This Pennsylvania X-29 Box car #498401 was silver and photographed by Ron Morse in Decatur, Illinois in June 1975. - Photo by Ron MorseA different X-29 Box car with r...
  • April 11, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,652 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    On April 21, 1952, R. D. Acton Sr. photographed a westbound Pennsy freight from Troy Hill Road west of Urbana, Ohio. To the right of the trio of FTs is the passing track used by passenger trains to overtake slow moving freights while the separated tra...
  • March 28, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 2,662 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...
  • February 15, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,249 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    With a Union Line Star design, the X-29 box car by Train Miniature easily becomes a model of the X-25 box car series. Photo by Bob MacDonald By Cyril Durrenberger      With a Union Line Star design, the X-29 box car b...
  • November 21, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,226 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. ...
  • July 25, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,428 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    "PIGGYBACK" COMBINES ROAD WITH RAIL TRANSPORTATION FOR TRULY MODERN MODEL RAILROADING   Once the purest of "enemies" of rail transportation; the trucking industry is now one of the biggest dollar earners for full-size railroads. ...
  • June 9, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,479 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Ron Natale & Gary Walton Photos by Gary Walton MT Penn Tower on the SV Main. A Reading Geep, with hack in tow, deadheads back to Carbon County & Northern Junction (CC&N) This is a Reading reroute move on the SV through Mount Penn, P...