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  • September 30, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 8,254 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    by Ken Edmier Photos by Ken Edmier and Tim Frederick GA-191 brake-end detail. Note horizontal brake beam and low-mounted brake cylinder. GA-191 End Detail & Assembly For the GA-191 class, the brake air tank is mounted on the left s...
  • January 12, 2012 - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,520 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    ATSF SIGNAL BRIDGE A simplified, yet beautiful, Cantilever Signal Bridge in R.O. scale is currently available as kit No. CPG-24 from Custom Photo/Graphics, P.O. Box 26, Mentor, Ohio 44060. The kit consists of twelve pieces of photo-etc...
  • January 12, 2012 - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,290 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Photo by Lynn Aldrich Lynn Aldrich For those modelers who wish to keep up with the latest modifications, a few changes occurred in late '75 or early '76 that are minor but interesting. These details are simple to add and give the models ...
  • December 28, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,801 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    Page 26: Santa Fe Gas Electric M-J60 with Baggage Car No. 202 and AHM coach in drag. Model and photo by the author. Yes, that's right, a 41 foot head end car for standard gauge, main line service! This must be one of the most unique car...
  • December 2, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,330 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    How many times have you heard the following excuses? I have no space for a layout Exhibition layouts need a van for transportation But when a small layout is suggested, the people that use one of the above excuses, respond that sma...
  • September 28, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 4,270 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    by Ken Edmier Photos by Ken Edmier and Tim Frederick After purchasing 8,400 Pullman Standard 4427 covered hoppers from 1963 to 1971, Santa Fe decided in 1972 to start ordering the newly designed PS-4750 covered hopper. Santa Fe purchas...
  • September 20, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,588 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Bob Foltz Photos by the author The westbound Super Chief pulls to a stop in Trinidad while the yard crew in the background continues to work uninterrupted. When I began designing my Santa Fe "Raton Division," Trinidad yard was envi...
  • September 6, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 1,460 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    by Ken Edmier Photos by the author Modified InterMountain end ladder assemblies. End-Ladder Assemblies The InterMountain end ladder assemblies are very finely molded, but have the coupler platform and grabirons molded onto the bottom f...
  • September 6, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,437 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Ken Edmier Photos by the author ATSF 314109, prototype for the model. Stoneburg, TX; March 1983. Santa Fe ordered 1,000 American Car & Foundry (ACF) high-cube Center Flow covered hoppers in 1973, mainly for grain service. These c...
  • September 6, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,065 views - 0 comments - 2 likes
    Part 2 by Ted York photos by the author The A-B-B-A consist of F7s works hard to pull the 1951 Super Chief up the 2.5% grade past Mormon Rocks. At the same time smoke can be seen coming from the freight car brakes as a Santa Fe 3800 class 2-10-2 wo...