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Roaring Camp RR Reference Gallery

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Roaring Camp Rail Road – A Visual Lesson in Weathering
Anyone ever wonder what happens to a Rail Road car when it is no longer needed? Have you ever longed for a well documented rusting hulk as a reference?

Charles Reading (CReading) offers answers. He took a research trip to Roaring Camp Railroad bone yard and brought back tons of reference images. Here are a few; at this gallery you’ll find many more RR references and weathering references.

The weathering reference is good for any genre of modeling. So enjoy the pictures for history and reference.
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About the Author

About Charles Reading (CReading)

I live in the mountains north of Santa Cruz California. I have been building now since the early 1990's when I rediscovered modeling. Most of my kits are built with dioramas in mind. I took a "creative block" hiatis for a couple years - 2011 to 2013. I wasn't active in the modeling world. During tha...


Fabulous -my dad took videos of his trip there in the ninteis after going to Bob Brown's Layout Tueoleme Forks Thanks for sharing Ian
OCT 31, 2007 - 08:50 PM