modeling the SP
Weathering with acrylic washes: basic technique
Weathering with acrylic washes: specific car types...
Friday, June 11, 2021
Open-car loads, crates: Part 4
In this series of posts about crates as open-car loads, I have described scratchbuilding some large crates, and included some older crates ...
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Waybills, Part 86: more originals
Once again, I want to show some interesting waybills from Andy Laurent’s collection, and I have to thank him again for his generosity in sh...
Saturday, June 5, 2021
Passenger car diaphragms, Part 3
In the previous post on this topic, I showed how I chose the diaphragm length (parallel to the car length), and a little about the “bare bon...
Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Open-car loads: crates, Part 3
In the previous post in this series, I showed some scratchbuilt crates, that are intended as very large loads requiring open-top cars for s...
Sunday, May 30, 2021
Freight car handling and distribution: a response
In recent posts about car fleet proportions, I described my understanding of the ways in which freight cars usually moved about the country...
Thursday, May 27, 2021
Waybills, Part 85: more on weight agreements
In several recent posts, I have addressed the topic of weight agreements, the arrangements by which a shipper could certify weight of a sh...
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Passenger car diaphragms, Part 2
In my previous post, I introduced the topic of modeling passenger car diaphragms, starting with older cars like heavyweight Pullmans. I sho...
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