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Paul Washburn shares a photo of an oil distributor building he completed in July. The model is scratchbuilt.
A beautiful scene on Stephen Hatch's layout. The focus is the J. J. Harris building, which is a kit by Ragg's... to Riches?. The building is large, as it measures almost 7" wide and 24" long. Steve says the building was enjoyable to build, but it is a bit complex. You can learn more about Steve's layout by viewing this page.
Alan Balma shares with us a photo of a scene set in the Fall of 1956 at Stanley, NY. It is on his PRR Elmira Branch switching layout that models the towns of Penn Yan, NY and Canandaigua, NY. The layout measures 18' by 30' in an around-the-room design, with a peninsula. The track is Shinohara code 100 with turnouts built using the Fast Tracks jigs. The layout is controlled by a wireless NCE DCC system.
This photo is of Roger Nulton's Northeastern Scale Models poultry car. It is actually a combination car, half poultry service, half refrigerator car. This model was kit "S-4", which consisted of pre-printed sides, a collection of wooden parts, and metal castings. The model in the photo was built by the late Ernie Horr, which Roger bought later on. Ernie was the person who took over the NASG Newsletter as its second editor and renamed it The Dispatch as we still know it today. Ernie installed the Northeastern Andrews trucks with hi-rail wheels, and the HO-scale couplers. Roger does not run this car on his layout, but he considers it a valuable part of his collection. You can see more information about this car on this page.
Here's something a little different! This is a photo Bill Lane took at an open house at Bert Mahr's layout. This is his main control panel for his large basement layout. We have a number of photos of Bert's "Conrail & Eastern" layout. Update: I have been informed that Bert's layout is for sale.
Charles Malinowski took some photos of Lou Templeton's layout, which we have available on this web site.
In addition to creating beautiful locomotives and freight cars, Paul also makes very detailed, unique vehicle models.
The Sharks are here! This photo was taken by John Henning shortly after the River Raisin Models Sharks (RF-16) arrived in 2007. These brass models were crafted by Boo Rim Precision of Korea and imported by River Raisin. The models arrived fully painted and lettered, and were available with the following road names: Baltimore & Ohio, Delaware & Hudson, New York Central, and Pennsylvania Railroad. The photo, which was taken on Jack Sudimak's layout, shows two of these. The B&O models are owned by Ed Kirstatter, and the PRR models by Jack himself.
A lucky shot of a rare moment in the yard on Bob Hogan's layout, where the engines of several generations were all present and the engineers and yard crew were on their lunch break. Normally, though, this is a bustling place.
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