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  • October 26, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 3,883 views - 1 comment - 1 like
    BY JAMES E. HUMBERT Page 22: The Feather River Canyon contains many locations which many would consider wild and untamed, yet it is surprisingly accessible and hospitable upon closer examination. Here, GP40 3529 leads a GE U30B and an EMD GP40-2 east...
  • October 25, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 3,237 views - 3 comments - 1 like
    BY WARREN CALLOWAY PHOTOGRAPHS BY THE AUTHOR Page 18: A Locotrol-equipped Southern GP50 -- note the white number boards leads a piggyback train at Greensboro, N.C., in February of 1981. SR has equipped as many as 139 different units with locotrol.Pag...
  • October 20, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 3,350 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    BY CHARLES A. ROTH MODEL PHOTOGRAPHY BY THE AUTHOR PROTOTYPE INFORMATION BY JAMES E. HUMBERT Right Above: Missouri Pacific's diesel roster is dominated by over 300 nearly identical EMO S040-2's. They are often entrusted with time-sensitive commoditi...
  • October 19, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,791 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    BY JAMES HUMBERTPHOTOGRAPHS BY THE AUTHOR UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED Page 9: Above: This dramatic photograph is representative of what can be achieved using one's creative abilities, coupled with several flashbulbs: In a scene which can even be recre...
  • October 17, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,297 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    MARCELINE, MISSOURI, JULY 19, 1992 By Ken Patterson 
  • October 17, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,713 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    By Patrick Lawson Page 56: Replace the MDC plastic deck with individual wood strips.The prototype for the model, Train Train's OTTX 92366.The tie-down chains are supposed to travel with the prototype car. The leftover wood pallet, however, is an extr...
  • October 14, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,911 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    By Kurt E.P. Mirisch, Sr. Left: Engine 4 approaches the Redenshek Mining Company's facility on Monroe Ridge. The track gang is busy repairing the siding and doing miscellaneous maintenance. Right: Preparations are being made to move engine 2 into the...
  • October 14, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,315 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    N Scale of Nevada, 11510 Sheri-K-Bar, Reno, NV 89511, is shipping these cast metal detail parts (clockwise from upper left): UP02 snowshields for Union Pacific diesels ($9.99/3 pr.) GP-1801 winterization hatch and plow for Life Like GP18...
  • October 13, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,922 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    By Ed Hawkins Left: LS& 2483 was photographed at Fort Worth, Texas, on April 1, 1961. The car still carried its original black ends and Youngstown corrugated door covering an 8-foot-wide opening. HO Scale Decals: Champ HB-166.N Scale Decals: None...
  • October 12, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,854 views - 1 comment - 0 likes
    By Robert Schleicher   Real railroads cannot afford to run brand new looking diesels for more than a few weeks. If then, you, want your model diesels to look like theirs, apply that "used" look with these techniques. A listing of ...