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  • September 19, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,195 views - 1 comment - 5 likes
    by Larry Puckett Photographs by the author unless otherwise indicated The Southern Railway usually doesn't come in very high on many ALCOphile's list of favorite railroads, but ALCO was one of Southern Railways favorite steam locomot...
  • July 28, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,500 views - 0 comments - 1 like
      George Cockle photo. THE PROTOTYPE Union Pacific's SD-24m, 3399, came onto the property as No. 423, a standard SD-24 built by the Electro-Motive Division of General Motors in 1959. Nine years later, this unit entered the O...
  • July 19, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,838 views - 0 comments - 2 likes
    This 0-8-0 switcher can look and perform like a freight hauling 2-8-0. 1. & 2. AHM offers inexpensive ready-to-run models of the famous Indiana Harbor Belt 0-8-0 switcher in either HO or O scale. This O scale version is also available in kit-fo...
  • July 14, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,857 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    TAKE THE CONFUSION OUT OF CONTROLLING THE TRACK AND SWITCH MACHINE POWER ON YOUR RAILROAD WITH A PROTOTYPE-STYLE PANEL 1. The "schematic style" control panel is the most graphic method of grouping the on-off switches, reversing switches, and tra...
  • July 11, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 5,343 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    IT'S EASY ENOUGH TO MATCH THE APPEARANCE OF A RAILROAD SWITCH BUT FAR MORE FUN TO OPERATE IT BY REMOTE CONTROL. 1. This stubby switch stand is typical of the types the real railroads use to throw their track switches from a mainline route to a sidi...
  • July 1, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,241 views - 0 comments - 3 likes
    Even diesels can be detailed... Here's how to add more realism to your E-8 or PA-1 and build an E-8 "B" unit to boot. LEFT: The "before" (right) and "after" versions of the HO Scale Athern PA-1 diesel. "Open" look to louvers and detailed pilot are ...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,125 views - 0 comments - 2 likes
    The deadline for placing your guaranteed order/reservation with your Atlas dealer on the product listed below is February 14, 2011. NEW PAINT SCHEMES!  Atlas Master ® HO Steel Rebuilt Box Car    NEW ROAD NUMBERS! ...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,103 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    The deadline for placing your guaranteed order/reservation with your Atlas dealer on the product listed below is February 14, 2011. NEW PAINT SCHEMES & ROAD NUMBERS! Atlas Master ® N DASH 8-40C/CW Locomotives     NEW PAINT...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 3,497 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    By Scott Seekins Recreating an essential element of any railroad right-of-way with N Scale of Nevada pole kits. In almost any railroad photograph, you see them; power lines strung across the sky overhead, on an assorted variety of roles closely parall...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 6,448 views - 0 comments - 3 likes
    By Pete Moffett, MMR Photos by the author Gary Courtemanche of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, has spent many hours creating his HO scale Blood, Sweat & Tears Railroad. His creation is a freelanced branchline set in a Northeast locale sometime between 1...