Operational Link and Pin Coupling - The Article

ModelRailroadForums.com is a free Model Railroad Discussion Forum and photo gallery. We cover all scales and sizes of model railroads. Whether you're a master model railroader or just getting started, you'll find something of interest here.


lemscate

Member
Very interesting article. I really appreciate how in-depth you go.

1800's railroading is actually starting to tempt me, just a little. The other day I quickly scratchbuilt up an 1800's wooden iron ore car from a blurry photo. I just used Athearn handrail stanchions for the links, and I bent some brass wire into staples. Doesn't look as good as yours, but I thought that anything much larger would look out of place (this car is small!) I'll try and get pictures up tomorrow.

(And by the way: I think that scene up there looks much better with the OO/HO cars than the Oversized ones!)
 




Affiliate Disclosure: We may receive a commision from some of the links and ads shown on this website (Learn More Here)


ModelRailroadForums.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com

RailroadBookstore.com - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section.

ModelRailroadBookstore.com - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

Top