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  • September 30, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 4,952 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...
  • November 28, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,344 views - 0 comments - 3 likes
    MODELING WITH PAINT & DECALS by Richard Burg Part I of this series, illustrating an assortment of prototype cars built by both ACF and Pullman-Standard and HO scale models, appeared in the July 1990 issue of "The Journal." Part II,...
  • September 11, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 1,280 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by W. J. Metzer    The prototype cars of this conversion are four-compartment, 5250 cu. ft., 125-Ton versions of the Pullman-Standard PS-2CD covered hoppers. They have been purchased by many railroads and grain loading co...
  • August 21, 2012 - posted by David Lotz - 893 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    An example of the Southern Pacific's covered hoppers that can be quickly kit-bashed from a Roundhouse kit. Makes an excellent addition to any model road with a minimum of time and a maximum in authenticity. - Tom Cobb photo. by Tom Cobb ...
  • November 17, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,217 views - 0 comments - 2 likes
    by Ken Edmier Photos by the author For some reason, I like the Frisco. Since I was only 14 years old when the Frisco became part of the Burlington Northern, I never got to experience the Frisco firsthand. I have always wanted to model ...
  • September 28, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,264 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 6, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 892 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 - 1,457 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...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 3,479 views - 0 comments - 4 likes
    Don’t forget to participate in a charity auction benefiting the Baystate Health Foundation and Children’s Hospital starting today and ending Sunday, February 6th, 2011!  ExactRail, the Amherst Railway Society, and The Weathering Shop ...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,195 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
      3 All-new releases available Tuesday January 18th!  P-S 7315 Waffle Box Car   72' Deck Plate Girder Bridge PS-2CD 4427 Covered Hopper P-S 7315 Waffle Box Car  Only $32.95 MSRP! &nbs...