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  1. Kit Bashed SP P1 4-6-2

    Kit Bashed SP P1 4-6-2

    This model required the use of two brass imports kitbashed together...a Westside P1 and a PFM A3. This model has not been offered by any importer.
  2. SP MK 8 (exEP&SW) 2-8-2

    SP MK 8 (exEP&SW) 2-8-2

    I scratch built the superstructure... (boiler and cab and firebox,valve gear hanger, running boards). Modified the cylinders,smoke box front,stack,fountain...the chassis is a Sunset USRA Mikado. The is no commercial model of this prototype available. The tender was modified from a early Balboa...
  3. KITBASHED SP P12 4-6-2

    KITBASHED SP P12 4-6-2

    I started with a Sunset USRA light pacific and made a new boiler from the crown sheet forward. Modified the cab; new running boards; cylinders; valve gear and scratch built the pilot. The tender is a redetailed Westside import. There are no commercial models made of this prototype. This is a ex...
  4. D&RG 583

    D&RG 583

    This is a model of the D&RG 583 which is now located at the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden Co.
  5. Big Steam

    Big Steam

    Two Steamers pass the Troll's Swing Bridge Tower. Taken at the Essex Train Show 2005

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