Jim Dufour recently sent images and info on Randy Laframboise’s and Mike Sparks’ HO scale Rutland Mainline subdivision, circa 1952. It was too nice not to share. Many thanks to Randy, Mike, and Jim for permission to share with our readers. Here’s Jim!
This dispatch highlights some of the trackside industries that caught my eye along Randy and Mike’s Rutland Mainline subdivision, circa 1952. The lead image, above, is a hardwood mill at Brandon. It’s been said that many of the homes in Brandon featured the very best hardwood floors in Vermont!
Continue reading Industries along the Rutland
Bill Welch has been busy on the workbench. He sent notes and images on improving a kit roof to make it look like a Hutchins. Here’s Bill with the details.
Here is my attempt to model a Hutchins roof using the very basic roof Funaro & Camerlengo provides with their sweet little D&H boxcar kit.
Continue reading Workbench Wednesday
Frank Hodina sent details on new etched metal ladders. Plano Model Products will be introducing these soon with more on the way. A set will be included with the upcoming Resin Car Works Soo automobile boxcar kit.
Continue reading More etched ladders
This image was in a recent post on the Facebook Resin builders group. This is a Resin Car Works kit that did not travel well. As you can see, the package was damaged while in transit. Let’s review a few things if this ends up happening to you.
Continue reading Ouch!