Source: http://model-railroad-hobbyist.com/node/33251 <a href="http://model-railroad-hobbyist.com/node/33251" class="sharethis-link" title="The First Batch of Rolling Stock for My Layout" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><p>A while back I posted about&nbsp; my layout plans, and the period I'm modeling, the late 60s and early 70s of the RFFSA-PSC in Brazil. Recently I've made some progress and I've got some proper rolling stock for it. To start, trains around that time used to haul soy beans in box hopper cars. One of the modern cars by then was the FD, an 54ton capacity (80ton max total weight), manufactured by MAFERSA, a now extinct car shop.</p> <p><a href="http://model-railroad-hobbyist.com/node/33251" target="_blank">read more</a></p>
Source: http://model-railroad-hobbyist.com/node/33249 <a href="http://model-railroad-hobbyist.com/node/33249" class="sharethis-link" title="The Mill Newsletter Volume 2 Issue 2 " rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><p>Volume 2 Issue 2 of The Mill Newsletter is available for download at the following link. The blog is up an running too. I&nbsp;invite anyone interested&nbsp;in steel mills from the real thing to the modeling of them to visit the site. If anyone has any questions feel free to ask. Enjoy</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, FreeSans, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;">(note for newsletter download:) when the link is clicked it will automatically&nbsp;start the download to the newsletter.</span></p> <p><a href="http://model-railroad-hobbyist.com/node/33249" target="_blank">read more</a></p>
Source: http://model-railroad-hobbyist.com/node/33247 <a href="http://model-railroad-hobbyist.com/node/33247" class="sharethis-link" title="Documentation for my railroad" rel="nofollow">ShareThis</a><p>Sometimes, you just feel the urge to create a booklet of Waybills based on one you found on the internet.</p> <p>The original:</p> <p><img alt="" src="http://www.railroadiana.org/paper/paper_ephemera/waybill_wabash_b.jpg" style="height: 322px; width: 600px;" /></p> <p>The interpretation:</p> <p><a href="/sites/model-railroad-hobbyist.com/files/users/Brian C. Johnson/IMG_20180422_020406424.jpg" class="thickbox"><img alt="" src="/sites/model-railroad-hobbyist.com/files/resize/users/Brian%20C.%20Johnson/IMG_20180422_020406424-600x450.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 450px;" width="600" height="450" /></a></p> <p>Getting back into the 'spring' of things!</p> <p>--Brian</p>
Source: http://youtu.be/0p02-uEUHiI http://youtu.be/0p02-uEUHiI http://mrhmag.com - MRH columnist Ken Patterson visits Micro Engineering as part of this month's column. Watch as a piece of HO ME flex track is made in a few moments right before your eyes....
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