modeling the SP
Weathering with acrylic washes: basic technique
Weathering with acrylic washes: specific car types...
Monday, September 20, 2021
SP steam locomotive paint details
I receive from time to time, questions about details of how Southern Pacific steam locomotives were painted and lettered. I always begin my...
Friday, September 17, 2021
My latest column in Model Railroad Hobbyist
My continuing column in Model Railroad Hobbyist or MRH, part of a series entitled “Getting Real.” is intended to provide information and e...
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Waybills, Part 90: the SP Form 704
In the previous two parts of this series, parts 88 and 89, I described what a “temporary waybill” was, for use of a conductor needing to mo...
Saturday, September 11, 2021
The Freight Car Guy, Part 7
In this latest installment in our continuing series, I needed to confront yet another freight car needing revision or correction. In the on...
Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Waybills, Part 89: modeling temporary waybills
I introduced the topic of “temporary waybills,” as they were sometimes called, in the previous post in this series. I explained that these ...
Sunday, September 5, 2021
Yep, layout track still changes!
That’s right, I’ve made a change to the track on my layout. But wait, you say, surely all track was laid long ago? That’s almost true. But a...
Thursday, September 2, 2021
The Freight Car Guy, Part 6
I offered a definition, and a broad description, a couple of years ago, of what a “Freight Car Guy” is, and how I came to receive that monik...
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