We just posted our latest N scale announcement of USRA hoppers:
Pre-Orders are due at the end of...
steel-side rebuild of USRA boxcar. At Eureka Springs tourist RR, 1992.
Bowser Pacific built in Jan 2012. Airbrush paint, Polly Scale Steam Power Black, weathered with airbrushed craft store acrylic and powders.
Wabash series 40000-40999; Photo taken in Santa Fe yards, Belen New Mexico 1943 by Jack Delano for U.S. Office of War Inf ormation.
single-sheath USRA boxcar. Model photo for prototype comparison
double-sheath USRA boxcar. Model photo for prototype comparison
Atlas #41872 as MKT #77778. Model for prototype comparison
A train made of the new ESM IH box cars on the left and various Atlas USRA box cars on the right. The Atlas cars have modified (lowered)...
Two Atlas USRA rebuilt box cars riding on Bettendorf 50-ton friction bearing trucks. The left truck has been lowered and has FVM wheels, the...
Two Atlas outside braced USRA box cars. The left one us running on lowered Bettendorf 50-ton friction bearing trucks (with FVM wheels), the right...
Finished for now.
Just playing with the camera...
Underside of Z scale Microtrains gondola showing how the car was lowered and couplers were re-mounted.
Reworked gondola end of a Z scale Microtrains car.
Z scale PRR gondola. Started with a Microtrains model and altered to look more like a USRA.