Dick Scott shared a recently weathered O scale New York Central box car on the Steam Era Freight Car discussion list. He supplied extra photos and details for a blog post.
Recently I upgraded this New York Central boxcar I built from an O scale Intermountain kit in 1992. It now has new roof walks, uncoupling levers, flexible brake hoses, brass sill steps, and placards.
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Hello, modeler! RCW blog manager Eric Hansmann here with a post on my recently weathered Resin Car Works Louisville & Nashville gondola. Enjoy the details.
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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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John Golden in Germany has been busy perfecting a simple weathering technique called salt weathering. We think you’ll find this technique useful, especially for weathering freight car roofs. Click on the images to review a larger size. Here’s John to explain.
About ten or so years ago I was online looking at armor modeling websites and came across an article that described a weathering technique called salt weathering. Since then I’ve tried it on a few models and the results are remarkable.
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