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Wanted! 15 Feb 2017
Want to buy on set of Detail Associates GR 2701 Farr Grill for E & F units.    
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ScaleTrains ET44C4 announced

News and Reviews 27 Jan 2017
I'm sure most of you have already heard this, but ScaleTrains just announced their new locomotive, the GE Tier 4.  Obviously this will only appeal to the ultra-modern modeler as these are only about a year old.  7 schemes: BNSF, CN, CSX, UP, NS, Demo, and a ScaleTrains painted version (...
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alternate source for brass wire?

HELP Please. 07 Jan 2017
Brass wire (0.010", 0.012", 0.015", and 0.019") is one item that I can't model without.  Pretty much every project needs at least some of it.  I've exhausted my supply and am now struggling to find more.   Detail Associates is what I've used all along, but it seems like it is getti...
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Electric Power Axles? Truck load spotted in Southern Nevada

Proto Photos 03 Jan 2017
We saw this truck load in Southern Nevada in late November 2016 and snapped some shots. What are these?            
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Painting and Weathering Discussions. 30 Dec 2016
I found out that the FWWR is leasing 3 AC4400's for two years and likely will purchase them after. I would like to add these to my growing fleet of FWWR units. I'm not good at picking colors, what is a close match to CEFX blue? I'm thinking its close to Conrail Blue. I found a couple of unde...
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