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RCW Update as 2017 starts up

Orlando E. Romig photo from the Carnegie Museum of Art Collection of Photographs, 1894-1958, Carnegie Museum of Art, 1998.65.2.

It seems like just yesterday when we released our second kit, the Illinois Central hopper. It’s hard to believe that was at the end of February. The Resin Car Works minions were busy in 2016 with several kit releases and 50 posts here on the blog.

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Virtual RPM 2

A few extra details can transform a plastic kit into a reflection of prototype practices.
A few extra details can transform a plastic kit into a reflection of prototype practices.

Fenton Wells sent along several photos of recent HO scale kit builds. Follow along for the details. Click on any image here to review a larger size.

All of these freight car kits are recent projects. Not all of these are resin kits but some are kit bashed with resin parts. The lead photo here is of Canadian National 472966, a 10-foot interior height InterMountain (formerly Red Caboose) kit with Sylvan Hutchins roof and NSC-1 ends.

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Two months of kit building

Four resin freight car kits are among the consist of this train on Paul Doggett's layout.

Four resin freight car kits are among the consist of this train on Paul Doggett’s layout.

Paul Doggett has been busy building HO scale freight car models. Since January 1, 2016 he has built a small train; yes, in only two months time. We featured some of Paul’s work before and noticed he has had a busy couple of months. Follow along for more of Paul’s story. Click on any image here to review a larger size.

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