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Tiburon Idler Cars for Barge Switching circa 1953

I am modeling Tiburon yard circa 1953 and am looking for information on the idler cars used to switch the ATSF barge. I have a color photo…

Started by Michael Dziubinski

8 May 27, 2015
Reply by Bob Cleek

Repainting a Bachmann EMD GP7

So, I've gathering locos and rolling stock for my eventual foray into modeling either a small branch of the NWP or Western Pacific. I recen…

Started by Neal Rogers

2 May 22, 2015
Reply by Neal Rogers

Modeling NWP #2009 in HO Scale

I am considering modeling Northwestern Pacific Railroad's Genset #2009 in HO scale.  My dilemma is that the only HO scale model I can find …

Started by Trevor McGinnis

0 Apr 18, 2015

Replacement trucks and/or wheels for older freight cars

Hi everyone! New to the group and new to train modeling. Had the usual Lionel set under the tree for years, blah, blah. Got interested 20 y…

Started by Neal Rogers

1 Apr 14, 2015
Reply by John Miller-Wing

New Layout

currently i am pulling down my layout in favor of a new one applying ideas i have learned, and i need help deciding between two ideas, both…

Started by Mike Davis

7 Mar 31, 2015
Reply by Mike Davis

HO SD9e Rebuild Help

Hey guys, I'm working on rebuilding an old Athearn SD9 that was given to me into the  ex-Southern Pacific SD9e number 4436 that currently…

Started by Chad Gustafson

9 Mar 23, 2015
Reply by Dan Whitton

NWP Harriman cars.

Well, I finally got some paint on this car. I can only find one picture of a car with this window arrangement, (on the Scotia Biuff's, pag…

Started by John Peers

1 Mar 23, 2015
Reply by Kevin Bunker

A&MR.R.R. GE 44 ton locos.

Dose anyone know what color the walkways are on the A&MR 44 ton locomotives. In the photos I have it looks like they might be black. If…

Started by John Peers

2 Feb 11, 2015
Reply by John Peers

NWP Tiburon carfloat apron plans

List, I am curious as to whether anyone knows if plans for the NWP Tiburon carfloat apron exist and if so where I might obtain a copy. Any…

Started by Cyrus Gillespie

2 Oct 15, 2014
Reply by Gus Campagna

Best Ops releated area for NWP/CFNR layout

We've recently moved and I've gained a L Shaped area of our finished basement for a shelf layout.  Approximately, 9' x 10', and since I mod…

Started by Matt Jacobs

5 Jun 10, 2014
Reply by Matt Jacobs


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