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  • September 21, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,567 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    by Ed Sanicky and W. Terry Stuart Photos by W. Terry Stuart unless otherwise indicated Look closely underneath the car and you'll see a suggestion of the brake piping added by Ed Sanicky. These details, along with the cut levers and replacement brak...
  • September 21, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 5,444 views - 0 comments - 2 likes
    by Doug Geiger, MMR Photos by the author At sunset, we witness several trains traversing Horseshoe Curve. Altoona Reservoir is built on a door, which drops down to the left for access. Pistons ease its descent. Most modelers choose to d...
  • September 21, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,578 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    by William Mitchell Photos by the author A pair of Stewart CP Rail C630s head up a string of hoppers testing a newly laid section of track on the authors Sicamous Junction layout. The spline sub-roadbed the author is using was made from fiberboard. ...
  • September 21, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,825 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Stuart R. Thayer Model photos by the author PRR 6322 is doing what the Pennsy C630s were known for best...pushing hard on the rear end of a heavy train, while the trains conductor watches the show. *Text Not Available* Starting in...
  • September 20, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,122 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Jim Teese, MMR Photos by the author The genesis of this engine goes back quite a ways. In the mid-1970s I was working for Bell Helicopter in Iran and building a few HO models in my free time. I saw an ad from AHM in Model Railroader...
  • September 20, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,548 views - 2 comments - 0 likes
    by Miles & Fran Hale Photos by the author We have all been to a contest and watched the modelers bring in the apple of their eye model to enter in the contest. These models have carrying or shipping cases that are often as elaborat...
  • September 20, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,321 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Bob Foltz Photos by the author The westbound Super Chief pulls to a stop in Trinidad while the yard crew in the background continues to work uninterrupted. When I began designing my Santa Fe "Raton Division," Trinidad yard was envi...
  • September 19, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 2,892 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by Art Fahie Photos by the author Handpainted Masonite backdrops help to add a feeling of depth around the entire railroad room. Joe may live on Long Island, but his modeling heart is clearly elsewhere. "You're never too young or too ...
  • September 19, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,037 views - 1 comment - 5 likes
    by Larry Puckett Photographs by the author unless otherwise indicated The Southern Railway usually doesn't come in very high on many ALCOphile's list of favorite railroads, but ALCO was one of Southern Railways favorite steam locomot...
  • September 14, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 3,317 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by V. S. Roseman Photos by the author This handsome structure is shown here fitted out as a school, with gardeners sprucing up the grounds and children on their way to the first day of classes. Brooklyn, NY, is still one of the larges...