Back in the day of the reign of the black diamond, these small rail carts moved the coal from the pick and shovel to the tipple and hopper. Randy Harvey [HARV] found this preserved mine car and shows us how they were constructed.
Sean Hadfield [windysean] saw a unique building in his home town and scratchbuilt it for his model railroad. He created a step-by-step narrative with photos and associated titles. Let's follow along as he builds this challenging architectural gem
Model railroaders find a great deal of inspiration in the misty mountains of northeastern Tennessee. A beautiful place where a slower pace of living provides a tranquil setting...until a giant Fairbanks-Morris diesel engine explodes into life!
Family small business model companies create some of the more intriguing kits available. Branch Engine House is a new release from Railway Design Associates, creators of injection reminiscent of stone buildings of the 19th century.
Cast metal was a standard model material until the age of plastic. In today's resin age many accessories and cottage industry models are still cast metal. Metal is in some regards superior to resin and easier to work with. Come along and see!
In 2011 NOCH celebrated their Centennial. One of their releases is Small Mine “Victoria”, a complimentary facility to a Märklin set of industrial railroad cars. Small Mine “Victoria” is a limited edition kit of three main structures built with six major