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I was observing my plethora of rolling stock, more than I need for my small layout and I began to wonder about industries that use unique combinations of freight cars. Are there any industries that use both covered hoppers and centerbeam flat cars?
Hi I’m Sherman and I’ve recently and abruptly developed a hobby of doing model trains and... I brush paint them with enamel.
I obtained a new O gauge Lionel 1900 set and did this. Was this the right thing to do?
I recently built my own work cradle for upgrading, repairing, and weathering locomotives and rolling stock. I made a video about how I built it. I hope you find it helpful.
I have a couple different manufacturers of rolling stock on my recently powered up DCC 4 X 8 layout. On my Atlas code 83 track with Atlas remote snap switches, the Athearns, Mantuas, and Walthers do fine. However, the Power Model rolling stock seems to want to derail at the remote snap...
My LHS had a carboard box with several of these in it priced at 7.99. It looks like they were "used", as they were already assembled.
I bought 6 of them. Does anyone know who makes them?
Also, my friends and I have always called these couplers "McCrappies". Is that a bad rap...
I'm Michael Lucas from Central Texas.. Loved model railroading when I lived in
El Paso, TX. Dad retired from Military and moved to a small town near Gatesville,TX
I used to order from Standard Hobby Supply, and had a nice little train board. But..
when they closed.. really hurt. I...
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