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  • October 14, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 4,148 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Mark Sharp Model photos by the author MEC 556 sits in the snow (theres plenty for everyone in Maine) awaiting her next assignment. That appears to be maintenance-of-way equipment in the background. Date and photographer unknown. For ...
  • September 21, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,952 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Stuart R. Thayer Model photos by the author PRR 6322 is doing what the Pennsy C630s were known for best...pushing hard on the rear end of a heavy train, while the trains conductor watches the show. *Text Not Available* Starting in...
  • September 19, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,237 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 1, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,316 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 ...
  • May 23, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,057 views - 0 comments - 2 likes
    by Rich Picariello Photos from the authors collection; credits as indicated The Prototype C425: The 2,500-hp C425 (Alco specification number DL640B) was introduced by Alco in 1964 as a member of their Century Series. At the end of pr...