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Improving a Weaver Flatcar

Improving a Weaver Flatcar

A few simple modifications along with some details and fresh weathering can greatly improve the appearance of an old Weaver flatcar model.

Pour Me a River: Part 1

Pour Me a River: Part 1

George Pandelios O scale river crossing scene was inspired in part by Grif Teller’s painting for the 1953 Pennsylvania Railroad calendar titled “Crossroads of Commerce.”

Atlas Purchases M.T.H.’s O Scale Tooling

Atlas Purchases M.T.H.’s O Scale Tooling

The news comes a month after Scale Trains announced that it would be purchase M.T.H.’s HO and S scale tooling.

Scale-Craft Part 1: American Model Engineers and Early Years

Scale-Craft Part 1: American Model Engineers and Early Years

Scale-Craft was one of the big names in pre-war O scale. Scale-Craft offered a broad and very popular line of models, including locomotives, freight cars, and passenger cars.

O Scale Trains Magazine joins the WRP Family

O Scale Trains Magazine joins the WRP Family

White River Productions is pleased to announce it has acquired O Scale Trains Magazine from publisher Jaini Giannovario, effective immediately.

A Vintage Forklift Kitbash

A Vintage Forklift Kitbash

For years I have searched for a 1940s vintage forklift in O Scale to no avail. Then about a year ago I found a modern 1:43 Welly diecast forklift at a show and thought it had enough “vintage” features that I could backdate it.

The Nassau Division of the Pennsylvania Railroad

The Nassau Division of the Pennsylvania Railroad

Designed to evoke the trackside railfan experience, John Sethian’s fictitious Nassau Division follows the former Pennsylvania Railroad’s electrified Northeast Corridor through New Jersey circa 1956.