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  • July 25, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,511 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    "PIGGYBACK" COMBINES ROAD WITH RAIL TRANSPORTATION FOR TRULY MODERN MODEL RAILROADING   Once the purest of "enemies" of rail transportation; the trucking industry is now one of the biggest dollar earners for full-size railroads. ...
  • July 20, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,867 views - 2 comments - 3 likes
    MODELING THE ACTION AND EQUIPMENT AROUND THE "OPEN PIT" MINES Model railroaders are constantly searching for ways to squeeze as much operating action as possible from a minimum amount of space. The long freight "drags" that ply the Grea...
  • July 20, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,106 views - 0 comments - 5 likes
    ONE OF THE TRUE "ACTION" DETAILS TO MAKE YOUR RAILROAD MORE LIFE-LIKE A pair of "Searchlight" signals, facing in opposite directions, near Mount Shasta, California, on the Southern Pacific. Operating scale models of this style signal light are avai...
  • July 8, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,492 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    PAGE 112 TOP: Heavy-duty General Electric U-28 diesel is $20.00 from Trix. PAGE 112 BOTTOM LEFT: Log car, by Lionel, has remote-controlled dumping feature. PAGE 112 BOTTOM RIGHT: Now, HO, N, and 0 scale modelers can have a full range of sounds ...
  • May 17, 2011 - posted by Christopher Brimley - 4,623 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    by V. S. Roseman Photos by the author Here are just a few variations of the same structure that are possible when you do not follow a kits instruction sheet. It surprises me how many hobbies are actually encompassed by model railroad...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 7,152 views - 0 comments - 3 likes
    By Pete Moffett, MMR Photos by the author Gary Courtemanche of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, has spent many hours creating his HO scale Blood, Sweat & Tears Railroad. His creation is a freelanced branchline set in a Northeast locale sometime between 1...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 4,898 views - 4 comments - 1 like
    by Paul Templar Photos by the author A general view of the main switchbacks, showing the five bridges. The one in front is a rather long and deep trestle; it measures 2’ 2” long and 2’ 2” deep. Oh...I know what you’re t...