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This car was one of my earlier modeling projects using a cheap Modelpower gondola.
I used a propane torch to "bang" it up,then weathered it with cheap brown rustoleum spray paint and finished it with rusty steel chips from work. I also tossed in some rusted "dust" for good...
Loads in, empties out - never a dull moment at the basic oxygen furnace mill.
The loco is a Bachmann Spectrum GE 44-tonner, gondolas are a mix of Athearn and MDC, and the figures are from a Preiser construction crew; the hot metal 'submarine' car is a Walthers kit, the building is from a...
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