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TPL flat car frames

Shortly after the first of the year I was put in contact with a designer, who wishes to remain anonymous, who is skilled at doing computer…

Started by Richard Todd

1 Feb 21, 2014
Reply by powerpawsnw

Need help with DCC

Took a chance on a KATO BNSF SD40-2 loco today that the owner said didn't run. He had tried it out on his analog track with a analog contro…

Started by Carl O'Connor

2 Feb 3, 2014
Reply by Carl O'Connor

Athearn Handrails

I have several NWP SD9 shells that are missing handrails. I was curious if anyone thinks i could make a jig and start making my own handrai…

Started by Carl O'Connor

3 Dec 27, 2013
Reply by Carl O'Connor

Good Scenery Colors & Items for SC

Aloha guys, So I am now at the scenery stage in my layout, and I was really amped to finally go to the hobby shop and get some ground foam…

Started by Chad Gustafson

6 Dec 3, 2013
Reply by Don Underwood

Train store in Eureka, Maybe

After high school i will be going into the Military for 4 to 8 years, after which i am going to try and get a railroad job, if i'm unsucc…

Started by Mike Davis

1 Dec 2, 2013
Reply by Jelani

SP brachline ballast

I have two questions 1. I'm currently trying to give my model RR tracks the look of SP branch lines in the central valley and of the redwo…

Started by Mike Davis

3 Nov 30, 2013
Reply by Jelani

Brass ho steam locomotive wiring

Hey gang, Picked up a brass 4-6-2 in pieces and am having trouble getting it running. It seems to me like its missing a wire off the motor…

Started by Carl O'Connor

1 Jul 26, 2013
Reply by Mike Davis

RMC Article on SP Budd Car #10

Probably old news to many of you but the March issue of Railroad Model Craftsman includes a nice article on modeling our favorite Budd Car,…

Started by Mark Drury

0 Mar 21, 2013

gonna model 1922

Hey, Just bought a brass tenshodo gp9 in rough condition on ebay. I wanna model it after 1922. Anyone have any ideas on where to find paint…

Started by Carl O'Connor

7 Mar 5, 2013
Reply by Jason Peterich

Suppose you wanted to build an NWP diorama …

Suppose you wanted to build a small HO scale NWP-themed diorama, one of perhaps 2 X 3 feet to, at most, 3 X 4 feet in size.  Which locale w…

Started by Mark Drury

9 Dec 15, 2012
Reply by Richard Todd


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