I guess I cheated a bit. The belly section is from the Atlas LPG whale belly. The black sections came from an Athearn 62' tanker. The ends were...
Phosphorus was very dangerous and heavy. It would ignite when exposed to air. It was transported in a water slurry. It was very heavy, thus the...
Correct, it's tichy. Resin. Thanks!
I built this car using a cut down Athearn 62' tanker.[ATTACH][ATTACH] [ATTACH][ATTACH]
Thank you Vince!
I really appreciate it!
Thanks a lot! The car wasn't long out of the paint shop, so the weathering was mild.
I rolled the tube and turned the ends on a lathe[ATTACH]
The one with the top walk was built in 1960, the other Linde, 1962, and last, 1967! Thank you!
The lettering is decals. The Linde are from Highball Graphics. Thank you very much!
Thank you very much! No' they are decals. The Linde are from Highball Graphics, the other are one letter at a time and data from other sheets!
I used the Athearn 62' tank car for the body and styrene strips for the rings. I made the boxes from styrene.[ATTACH]
Before BLI released their's I made three of my own.[ATTACH]
Thank you sir. It's a scratchbuild less the under frame. Most of the inside of the car was filled with concrete for weight.
Southern was out front with mid train helpers controlled by the lead engine. This is an example of one.[ATTACH][ATTACH] [ATTACH][ATTACH][ATTACH]
Impressive doesn't seem like a strong enough word to describe this beautiful work of art!
A friend loaned me the drawings he got from Dupont. They were so large I couldn't find a copier large enough. I sent them back.
Very impressive! That's how to build bench work, bullet proof.
Thanks guys, I'm glad you like my builds.
Thank you very much.