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Scratchbuilding a Lima-Hamilton Diesel Switcher

Scratchbuilding a Lima-Hamilton Diesel Switcher

John Carty describes the steps to create an HO scale model of a Wabash Lima-Hamilton diesel switcher....
1955 Wabash Piggy-Back Flat

Modeling A 1955 Wabash Piggy-Back Flat

A photo in the Wabash Railroad Historical Society calendar inspired construction of a 1955-era piggy-back flat and trailer....
Bill Wehmeier's Katy, KCS and Wabash Model Railroad

Bill Wehmeier’s Katy, KCS and Wabash Model Railroad

The Kansas City area in the late 60s is represented on Bill's 29’x17’ layout. Red MKT diesels dominate, but there is also a good representation of KCS and Wabash with a little RI also present. A very large city is modeled which contains a scale 450’ steel viaduct. There is also a huge...

Wabash #573 Locomotive Restoration Effort

The Saint Louis Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society is seeking funds to cosmetically restore this steam locomotive. Built by the Rhode Island Locomotive Works, this 2-6-0 Mogul-type freight locomotive was retained for two years after had become dieselized because of a b...