Jerry Hamsmith and his modeling gang have been busy with another group build. This time, they are working on a Resin Car Works Louisville & Nashville steel gondola. Here’s Jerry with the report.
A number of friends and I recently completed this build. Let’s start with some prototype information before we start building kits. The lead photo is a 1927 Pressed Steel Car Company builder image from the Bill Welch collection.
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It’s time for me, RCW web guy Eric Hansmann, to make a blog post. I’ve had several of these Red Caboose HO scale plastic boxcar kits in my stash for years. I needed more Baltimore & Ohio boxcars for my 1926 fleet, so it was time to build a couple. I started these earlier in 2021 and just finished weathering them, eight months later.
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Time for a Resin Car Works kit update. Orders have been much stronger than expected for our Kit 11.0 reissue, the Great Northern mid-century 40-foot, 6-inch composite wood-sheathed boxcar. Please be patient as we catch up on mailing your kits. The first batch hits the mail this week.
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Freight car weathering has been a recent topic on the Resin Freight Car Builders discussion list. Period boxcar roof weathering was also a recent discussion on the Real Steam Era Freight Car list. It seemed like a good time to pull photos from both discussions for a post.
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