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  • July 27, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 959 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    WHEN'S THE LAST TIME YOU SAW A REALLY CLEAN CAR ON A REAL RAILROAD?   1. & 2. This "Super Chief" box car matches the "weathering" found on many of the real Santa Fe cars in having a light beige coating of dust kicked up as the car passed ...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 3,348 views - 4 comments - 3 likes
    Model construction by Mike Barry Photos, workmen and reefers by Ken Patterson The icing platform kits from Creative Model Associates and Walthers can be painted and detailed to recreate the scenes that were common on nearly every prototype railr...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,624 views - 0 comments - 2 likes
      Steve Orth described how to kit-convert an EMD SD45T-2 diesel from Athearn and Cannon parts in the October 2001 issue of "The Journal." The real "Tunnel Motor" diesels (including the prototypes for Athearn's SD40T-2) often display some severe ...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,295 views - 3 comments - 1 like
    By Clyde Queen, Jr. This technique uses common Joint Compound (available in most hardware stores) simulate either concrete or blacktop streets and highways. An al­ternate technique, using ScaleCrete modeling compound, appeared in the August 1992 is...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,690 views - 2 comments - 1 like
    Easy Tips to Improve Realism By Scott Seekins Illustrations by the author Although very excellent commercial gondola and hopper loads are currently available in N scale, even more startling effects can easily be attained by improving these existing lo...