Here are links to RPM events, railroad kit manufacturers, and prototype resources on the web.
Model Railroad Hobbyist – Acrylic Painting Guide and airbrush tutorials
The acrylic paint guide has a paint conversion chart to determine replacements for the discontinued Floquil and PollyScale paint colors. The chart suggests corresponding colors for Model Master and Vallejo Acrylics products. You will need to establish a user account to access the details, but this is free and well worth your time to set up a user name and password to login.
1919-CBD-Loading-guide – Open load blocking guide from 1919 (similar to later diagrams) 7MB PDF
Blogs with a prototype railroad modeling bent
Xxtreme Modeler Files of Bill Welch
Bill has shared a PDF file of a presentation. We recommend you right click on the link below and click on the “Save Link As” function to save the file to your hard drive for easier review.
Xxtreme Modeling – 13 MB