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  • March 15, 2012 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,655 views - 1 comment - 1 like
    by Doug Geiger, MMR Photos by the author Rio Grande SD45 exits East Portal of the Moffat Tunnel on the author's N-scale FoamRail module. For many, modeling the prototype can lead to several alternatives. One can superdetail a diesel t...
  • March 14, 2012 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 4,082 views - 1 comment - 1 like
    by Chris Munson Model photos by the author Prototype photos courtesy of Railview Photos Amongst the variety of railroads that utilized EMD equipment, the Chicago and North Western was indeed a major supporter. Like many Midwestern roa...
  • December 5, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,074 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Art Fahie Photos by the author Two Athearn locos lay over at Hunterspoint. Both have been re-geared with Ernst components and painted with Polly-Scale paint. The road is made of spackle, applied over foam board. YOU DON'T HAVE TO B...
  • December 5, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 4,307 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Mark E. Sharp Model photos by the author B&M 4211 A&B pull into Old Fort on the Northern Virginia Model Railroaders' Western North Carolina Railroad on a courtesy visit. I've recently shifted my railroad modeling focus to the...
  • December 2, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,791 views - 0 comments - 2 likes
    BY ART FAHIE PHOTOS BY THE AUTHOR Details can be made to "pop" by applying the proper finish and color to your structures and details. The contrasting textures of the roof, brickwork and concrete foundation base help to give this building appeal. Th...
  • December 1, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,309 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...
  • November 21, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 6,612 views - 1 comment - 1 like
    by Greg Martin Model photos by the author DURING 1951, and continuing through 1952, the Pennsylvania Railroad's Altoona Shop turned out 500 new 50' 6" boxcars of all-welded construction in series 73000-73499. Altoona utilized Youngstow...
  • November 21, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 4,191 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Bill Brown & Art Fahie Photos By Art Fahie The engineer of switcher #39 (made by Stewart) stops to share some early morning coffee with the crew of the yard maintenance shed. The vehicles are Mini-Metals from Classic Metal Works. ...
  • November 18, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,501 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by James A. Powell Photos by the author No, the Fine Scale Miniatures building is not a Fine Scale Miniatures structure. This scratchbuilt structure was built with stones made from scraps of styrene, wood, plaster and cardstock from the authors work...
  • November 17, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,350 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by PAUL TEMPLAR PHOTOS BY THE AUTHOR The passenger/freight depot at Red Fox is the main tourist attraction for photographers. Well folks, this is my very last HO model railroad. I have now gone into On30. I made this decision a few mo...