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Rolling Stock


In building my Passenger car fleet, I have hit a few snags that I have had to work around. Some not so bad some real head scratchers. When I first got into large scale I bought 9 Aristo streamline passenger cars. They were a miss matched bunch of road names as I rework everything I buy before it hit...
Bought a case 8, of these little beauties some time ago. What run they have had has been on a10' dia. curves. Cold this winter in H town. . Set up a Christmas tree type layout w/ 4' d curves, S's these cars would not make the S's axle CL part of the problem. Needed to enlarge the pocket for the lin...
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    Installing Body Mounted Kadee Couplers Richard Friedman If you did as I did, you started collecting Large Scale equipment based on whether they appealed to you or not.  A familiar railroad, a favorite industry (beer cars come to mind), an associa...
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If you know how to make these images actually show up here, please fill me in.  Meanwhile, here are the links.  Thanks for looking.  Cheers!http://freightsheds.largescalecentral.com/users/choochoo_chaboogie/Upload01-04-800px.JPG http://freightsheds.largescalecentral.com/users/choocho...
Prototypical flatcar loads
I originally posted this in the modeling forum, about eleven years ago. Since it took me a long time to find it again, I decided to save it here in the articles section, so that it will be easily retrievable. Hopefully, someone will find it useful.   Rather than use Kadees for this car, what ...
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Making Strap Steps
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When Jean and I attended the ECLSTS at York in 2006, we also went to the Pennsyvania RailRoad Museum in nearby Strassburg.  It's a great museum with lots of good stuff to look at.   I was intrigued by one particular piece of rolling stock there.It's a composite car.  It has a ste...
Converting a HLW 1:24 Flat Car to 1:20.3
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Building a PNG Reefer Kit