December 16, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 429 views - 0 comments - 1 like
Diesels, Detail-by-Detail...The specific parts, decals and paint you'll need to recreate this particular locomotive in miniature
by Robert Schleicher
The Real One: The GP38-2 is the most popular of the "Second Gene...
November 27, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 414 views - 0 comments - 1 like
Photo from the collection of Louis A. Marre
The GP40 was the 3,000-horse power B-B (two, two-axle trucks, all axles powered) produced by General Motors' Electro-Motive Division from Nov...
November 14, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 460 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
Missouri Pacific EMD GP-7, Oass 48, No. 181, renumbered to 1611 in 1974. The following unit models are unknown. - Photo by Walter Brown.
Missouri Pacific EMD SD-40, Class 70, No. 760. Notice the size and position of the "Buzz Saw" emb...
November 6, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 504 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
NdeM GA-8, No. 5416, switching cars in Mexico City's dual-gauge yard near the San Lazaro station on September 14, 1973. - Photo by the author.
by Peter Arnold
The photo of the Coahuilay and Zacatecas GA8's in the June...
October 24, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 624 views - 1 comment - 2 likes
by Bob Willer
Number 154 under a threatening sky was shot at the Oregon Electric yard in Eugene, Oregon, in May of 1967. The Alco RS behind the GP-9 was standard power on the OE with the Geep being photographed primarily because it was a real rarity ...
October 3, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 686 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
by Peter Arnold
The left side of Burlington Northern F9 Number 814 as modeled by the author. Note the detailed changes, additions, etc. that make this into the excellent model that it is. Below: A high side shot of the late model F3 with the addition...
September 20, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 654 views - 2 comments - 0 likes
by Richard Waite - sketches by Ralph Mazzeo
B&M's SW8 in HO as modeled by the author. - Photo by John Longo.
During the early years of diesel power almost all locomotives built were intended for switching service;...
September 9, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 887 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
Stan F. Styles photo.
by Richard E. Buike
The focus of this article will largely be on the prototypes, but with emphasis on their visible similarities and differences: particularly as they apply to modeling. Where known...
August 14, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 512 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
Santa Fe's GP20 of the 3100 Class. - Lynn Aldrich photo.Model of Santa Fe's 3100 Class GP20. - Model and photo by Lynn Aldrich.
by Lynn Aldrich
The 3100 class GP-20, ex-3100 class, represents the few components left of ...
August 14, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 717 views - 1 comment - 0 likes
MKT 64-A waits to head a Dallas bound freight out of Ray Yard in Dennison, Texas, on September 21, 1963. Note the Alco FA and FB MU'd to the 64-A, originally an F3 but remanufactured to F9 standards in 1955. - Earl Holloway photo.