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BC&G Mack Model AC Railbus

Building the BC&G Railbus A

Scratch-building a working HO scale model of a BC&G 1921 Mack Model AC Railbus....
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Building the B&O P-7d

Building the B&O P-7d “Cincinnatian” Locomotive

In 1946, four class P-7 Pacifics were streamlined at the B&O Mt. Claire shops for service as P-7d’s on the Cincinnatian train operating between Baltimore and Cincinnati. A brass model has been imported, but since it is beyond my engine budget I choose to build one. This article chroni...
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Scratch Building a Stone Arch Viaduct.

Scratch Building a Stone Arch Viaduct – Casting and Construction

Scratch-building an HO scale model of a stone arch viaduct using plaster and a latex rubber mold....
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Summer 2010 RPO, Vol 18, No 2

The Summer 2010 Issue of The RPO is Now Available Online

The Summer 2010 quarterly members newsletter of the Gateway Division NMRA, the RPO, is now available online in PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format....
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Civil War Era Carter Brothers Flat Car.

Freight Car Scratchbuilding for Achievement Program (AP) Awards

text and photo by Dave Roeder, MMR The NMRA achievement program has a requirement that the applicant build a total of eight pieces of rolling stock. Four of these must be scratch built according to the regulations as written. The other four must be super detailed (also according to th...
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Spring 2006 RPO, Vol 14, No 1

The Spring 2006 Issue of The RPO is Now Available Online

The Spring 2006 quarterly members newsletter of the Gateway Division NMRA, the RPO, is now available online in PDF (Adobe Acrobat) format....
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Cheap Tricks – Low Cost Tips to Improve Your Railroad Modeling

Inexpensive model railroad scenery tips and tricks....
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Scratchbuilt Searchlight Signal

Home Made Searchlight Signals

Although the cost of the materials is small, you can produce a very believable searchlight signal with these simple parts....
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