Understanding how certain O scale brass steam locomotive models are geared can help you improve performance and make your own repairs.
Upgrading an MTH 3-rail release into a more accurate representation of a postwar Erie Railroad bay-window caboose.
In the prototype world, Cumberland Valley Railroad was one of Pennsylvania’s earliest railroads, connecting the rich agricultural region around Chambersburg and Hagerstown with Harrisburg.
Visit an O scale model railroad combining Pennsylvania Railroad and Norfolk & Western operations between Harrisburg, Pa., and Roanoke, Va.
Based on the prototype located at Chama, N.M., this small shed housed coal supplies for stoves used for heating in the depot, bunk house, and on the trains.
Lionel has released an excellent 40’ trailer model appropriate for late 1950s through the 1960s, which can easily be shortened and backdated to the 1940s.
In Part 6, we complete construction of the Pennsylvania Railroad Ohio River Bridge and place it into our finished scene.
After careful preparation of the base, it’s now time to pour the river. But what scenic product to choose, and how much?
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.
This is the first of four articles on how to construct a large O scale model railroad, like my own freelanced Buckeye Railroad.