Category Archives: Open Load

Transformer load

Put a flat car to work with a new Resin Car Works electrical transformer load. The kit is our latest release and an includes two HO scale resin cast transformers with crates for $34, plus postage.

The transformers are one piece resin castings and represent oil cooled units that are being returned for, or from, rebuilding. The design is from the Twenties, so they can be built new for that era or used into the 60’s when transformers of this type were replaced. Resin parts are supplied for the blocking. Modelers must supply wire for the tie-down rods. Prototype loading diagrams and ordering details can be found on the Resin Car Works website.

Resin Car Works boiler load

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RCW boiler load built by Frank Hodina.

Blog manager Eric Hansmann steps in to share his latest build.

I picked up a Resin Car Works HO scale boiler load recently and decided it would look great on a Tichy Train Group flat car in service on my Wheeling Freight Terminal. The boiler castings follow a prototype Kewanee stationary heating boiler design that was produced for a few decades.

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