Resin Car Works has added a couple of new hopper Mini-Kits. These can be used to upgrade an HO scale Atlas offset-side hopper for Frisco and NC&StL prototype cars. These followed the 50-ton AAR standard design and were built by Pullman-Standard.Continue reading New hopper Mini-Kits
Resin Car Works has released another version of the HO scale AT&SF Whalebelly 50-foot automobile boxcars. These one-piece body kits feature reversed Murphy steel ends. Two versions of this kit feature different Santa Fe decal sets. The previous RCW models had Dreadnaught ends.Continue reading New Resin Car Works kits!
George Toman sent this along as a fine tribute to a man who inspire so many of us to push our modeling further.
My good friend Bill Welch received bad news in September 2020 when he was diagnosed with pancreatic and liver cancer. During this period, I kept in close contact with him and we discussed many things about modeling, world events, and his beloved Dodgers. Bill was always challenging me to raise the bar and try new methods, tools, and materials.Continue reading A tribute to Bill Welch
Ho-Ho-Ho!! Resin Car Works has released a mini-kit to transform a plastic model into a classic Illinois Central boxcar. This is the mini-kit that was gifted at the recent RPM Chicagoland meet.Continue reading Illinois Central single-sheathed boxcar mini-kit