Pour Me a River, Part 5: Returning to the River
After careful preparation of the base, it’s now time to pour the river. But what scenic product to choose, and how much?
3-D Printing: Our First Project
Three dimensional (3-D) printing is a cutting-edge technology, so for our first project it seems fitting to build something that was cutting-edge a little more than a century ago, a McKeen Car Co. all-steel boxcar.
Building Your Layout: Part 1
This is the first of four articles on how to construct a large O scale model railroad, like my own freelanced Buckeye Railroad.
Building A Pipe Rack
Easily scratchbuilt from brass stock, this pipe storage rack makes a great detail for any yard or engine terminal scene.
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
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
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 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
White River Productions is pleased to announce it has acquired O Scale Trains Magazine from publisher Jaini Giannovario, effective immediately.
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.