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  • April 7, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,649 views - 1 comment - 0 likes
    by Jim Six Model photos by the author; prototype photos as indicated ACL 31527 is modeled after one of the class O-31 boxcars that was converted to carry bulk salt for Allied Chemical Co. The cars had yellow doors to make identification easier. No...
  • March 31, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 5,205 views - 3 comments - 1 like
    by Jim Six Model of a Seaboard Air Line class B6 boxcar as it appeared during the late 1950s. Jim detailed and weathered this factory painted Red Caboose X29-type HO-scale model. A few subtle detail modifications and some careful weathering set thi...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 7,077 views - 0 comments - 2 likes
    By Jim Six Photos by the author Here is the finished Walthers 60’ appliance boxcar with added detail, modified draft gear with Kadee® #78 couplers, and weathering that was done with acrylic paints that were applied using paint brushes and Q...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 8,251 views - 12 comments - 1 like
    By Jim Six Photos by the author unless otherwise indicated As a boy at trackside I saw these cabooses with the bay window open more often than not. Of course I am not talking wintertime! Also shown are the fuel filler for the stove and a breather pipe....