The fictitious T&SG is a small but prosperous and well-maintained shortline operating somewhere in California. Even a shortline might have a business car or three. A few years ago I built three cars that can serve as either business cars or observation cars.
My model of Santa Fe SD40-2 5111 was built from an Athearn “blue box” kit. The model was extensively reworked and has DCC and sound.
A few years ago I painted some N scale equipment for our fictitious Tuscany & Sabine Grove shortline railroad. This is a collection of TSG MOW flatcars.
A few years ago I painted some N scale equipment for our fictitious Tuscany & Sabine Grove. This is a collection of TSG MOW box, water & ballast cars.
One of the locomotives that I chose to use in HO Weathering & Detailing Volume 4 was a Bowser Canadian Pacific C630M. When all the models we built for that program were finished, we wanted to put the locomotives on a train and film them. I had no other Canadian Pacific power, so I decided […]
Camp cars are used as housing for track crews. In the real world they aren’t used as much as they once were. One of the benefits of freelancing a railroad is that you can do things the way you want. I thought the camp cars would be interesting.
My HO scale model of SFLC 11157 was made by patching the reporting marks on an Atlas Evans Boxcar in the Evans company scheme.
My model of Amtrak’s P42DC 9 is one of the older “blue box” versions that Athearn released in the 1990s. The newer “ready-to-roll” versions aren’t all that different. I built one of those for our HO Weathering & Detailing Volume 3 program.
This HO modified tank car was made from an old Walthers funnel flow tank car kit. I used Plano photo etched parts and other details to modernize it.