Articles

 

Archives

Showing articles posted using tag #PFM (x)

All Categories

  • July 15, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,601 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    These models were judged the best in their class at the National Model Railroad Association's Pacific Coast Regional Contest. 1. The "Best in Show" trophy and "Best Steam Locomotive" class was won by Ed Groth's scratchbuilt HO scale model of a Port...
  • July 11, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 6,682 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    IT'S EASY ENOUGH TO MATCH THE APPEARANCE OF A RAILROAD SWITCH BUT FAR MORE FUN TO OPERATE IT BY REMOTE CONTROL. 1. This stubby switch stand is typical of the types the real railroads use to throw their track switches from a mainline route to a sidi...
  • July 8, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,177 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 ...
  • June 30, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 3,452 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    THE RAILROAD THE MOVIES MADE FAMOUS IS WELL WORTH MODELING A pair of Sierra steamers strain to make it up the hills from the farmlands to the mountain timber country led by 2-8-2 Mikado number 36. The Sierra seldom bothered with ballasted or draine...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 7,648 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    By Larry Reynolds Photos by Robert Schleicher Like many others in the hobby, I graduated over the years from stark beginnings to a functioning, miniature transportation system. At first, my interest was in the Reading Railroad. We lived very close to o...