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sushob

Entrepreneurial Teen
Hi!

While balancing homework from 4 high-school honors classes, I'm in the midst of starting a model-railroading company. I'm going to be producing freight car loads, and I figured this is the best place to find out what modelers want. I have HO and N scale "Real Coal Loads" in the works, and I'm considering making loads for an HO gondola. So what type of loads would you like to see?

Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.

Thanks!

:) Nate
 

grumpybob

Lake Shore Lines
Most of the Gon's i see are loaded with Scrap Metal or long sections of pipe.

Good luck with your endeavors.
 

CBCNSfan

Registered Member
Staff member
Well like Bob the only gondola loads I see nowdays are scrap metal ( and no two look alike) so you can have a lot of variation there. Another idea may be pulp wood loads for flatcars and pulpwood cars. Good luck

Cheers Willis
 

RCH

Been Nothin' Since Frisco
Yes, asymmetrical non-uniform pulpwood loads would go a long way toward making a commercial pulpwood load look more realistic. Then there's always steel slabs, the always elusive realistic looking scrap load, rotten crossties, dirt, even aggregate.

Good luck and I hope these suggestions help.
 

HaggisKennedy

Coal Shoveler
Coil Steel (upright, for crosswise loading). Steel wire rolls. Steel slabs on flatcars. Various diameters of pipe.

Kennedy
 

sushob

Entrepreneurial Teen
Thanks!!

Thanks for all your help guys! Now if I could only interest you in some chemistry homework... :D . I'm working on a website for my company too...it's a little messy now but I'll post a link when I clean it up. I'd love to get some input on that as well.

Thanks again!
 




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