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  • November 16, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,817 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    by Eric Lundberg Photos by the author Green Mountain Falls is located on Level 2 and features a Colorado Midland station and freight house. The structures are all authentic in this 14 deep section, including those painted on the backdrop. The Colora...
  • November 7, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,545 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Jerry Peterson Photos by Randy Lee As the Bull Moose navigates the deck bridge on its way to the Southpoint yard, a first-time observer would surely think the extreme boiler swing of the big articulated would cause an imbalance and a catastrophic...
  • October 12, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,849 views - 2 comments - 0 likes
    by John Parker Photos by Doug Geiger, MMR As BNSF continues to haul record amounts of coal from the Powder River Basin, the Fall River Subdivision often sees up to four coal trains a day. They say the third times the charm... and that...
  • October 4, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,788 views - 1 comment - 1 like
    by Larry Puckett photos by the author Moccasin Gap is the site of a small industrial area served by locals from the large yard there. How many times have you heard the story - boy gets American Flyer train set for Christmas and falls ...
  • September 30, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,789 views - 1 comment - 4 likes
    by Larry Puckett Model photos by the author Prototype photos by Chris Howard The finished model shows off the clean, simple lines of the model with the bold white Southern lettering and numerals. The Southern Railway was also known as ...
  • September 29, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,175 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    D. Scott Chatfield A solid train of auto racks on the Southern Pacific mainline east of Reno, Nevada. -- J. Fred Coots, Jr., photo The first article on auto racks, in the June 1992 issue, described the prototypes and the matching model...
  • September 29, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 3,267 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    By Mike Daniels Modify the sides of the basic rack, extend the individual panels, and create a replica of this Rock Island auto rack. This Rock Island auto rack differs from the prototypes for the Walthers HO scale and Con-Cor N scal...
  • September 27, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,721 views - 1 comment - 3 likes
    by Paul Templar Photos and trackplan by the author Heisler #10 treads gently over the trestle with a load of donkey engines destined to be put to work in the near future. High above, the new Pine Top and logging area can be seen. Badg...
  • September 21, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 4,153 views - 0 comments - 2 likes
    by Doug Geiger, MMR Photos by the author At sunset, we witness several trains traversing Horseshoe Curve. Altoona Reservoir is built on a door, which drops down to the left for access. Pistons ease its descent. Most modelers choose to d...
  • September 7, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,389 views - 1 comment - 1 like
    by Joe Enriquez Photos by the author View of available Dennis Aust kit and parts used in project. It's funny how relationships develop between modelers and can go on for years without actually ever meeting the person face to face. Putti...