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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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Train Fest 2015 Report

The eastbound Santa Fe El Capitan rolls through Willow Springs. The train is by Bob Kosic. Photo by Bob Kosic.
The eastbound Santa Fe El Capitan rolls through Willow Springs. The train is by Bob Kosic. Photo by Bob Kosic.

Peter Hall attended Train Fest last month and has filed the following report with the Resin Car Works home office. Bob Kosic sent along additional photos and details on the Mod-U-Trak HO scale layout. Click on any image here to review a larger size.

The venue was the Milwaukee State Fair Park’s new indoor arena. The area is about a football field wide and three fields long – huge. The crowd was over 19,000 for the two-day event. I hadn’t been to a model railroad event this large in a long time!

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