December 20, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 4,792 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 - 1,077 views - 0 comments - 1 like
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.
November 28, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,218 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 - 1,086 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 - 1,658 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 - 2,670 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 - 1,253 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...
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 - 1,431 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. ...
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...