Blog contributor Charlie Duckworth added a number of fine freight car models to his HO scale fleet this past summer. He started posting progress details to the ResinFreightCarBuilders discussion list on Groups.io in early July. Here are a few of Charlie’s posts.
Wondering what the group is working on? Too hot in Omaha to do much other than hang out in a cool basement.
Continue reading Fleet building summer
George Toman submitted notes on his work building a reefer kit. Here’s his story.
Continue reading Yarmouth Model Works AC&F Armour Reefer
I have always liked colorful reefers seen in freight trains or reefer blocks. Fruit Growers Express, Pacific Fruit Express, Santa Fe Refrigerator Despatch, and many others have caught my eye. When Yarmouth Model Works released their attractive Armour reefer, I could not resist.
Resin Car Works honcho Frank Hodina shared this photo recently. It’s an HO scale resin kit produced by Speedwitch Media a number of years ago. Frank created master patterns for casting the parts. He thought it would be a good blog post to show readers that he does build models for his home fleet.
Continue reading One from Frank’s home fleet
Chuck Cover added a new reefer to his HO scale freight car fleet. He sent the following notes and photos on his SRLX 14950 build, seen above in Chuck’s Northumberland yard.
I purchased a Sunshine Models 40-foot Swift reefer kit about a month ago. There wasn’t a kit box or instructions, only the kit parts. I have built three of the Sunshine 36-foot Swift reefer kits and really like the red cars with the large white Swift herald. On my PRR Shamokin Branch layout the Swift cars service the Chef Boy Ar Dee plant in Milton, PA. I thought that this 40-foot car would complement the three 36-foot cars.
Continue reading Swift 40-foot reefer – Sunshine Models Kit 46.17