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Steam Tender Conversion and Ultra-Detailing in “O” Scale…Virginian Coal Tender #803 to VGN Aux Tank #A27

September 9th, 2012

The Prototype…   VGN Aux Tank built from one of the 14,400 gallon AB/AD tenders… Although few in number, the Virginian Railway was well know for their massive articulated steam locomotives, particularly their AB/AD Class 2-8-8-2’s and AE Class 2-10-10-2’s.  In the late 1940’s and early ’50’s, with even more new electric locos making inroads, the VGN […]

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Steam Locomotive Ultra-Detailing in “O” Scale…N&W K1 #107

November 17th, 2011

HERE WE GO AGAIN!!! A commission was received from a well know publisher and modeler. Here’s a teaser… The Client  had originally contracted with a self described “1/4″ custom builder” out of New Jersey to take an old Toby USRA Heavy Mountain,  and completely rebuild it into an accurate representation of a Norfolk and Western Class […]

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Steam Locomotive Ultra-Detailing in “O” Scale…PRR I1sa #4390

August 8th, 2010

Even though I do a LOT of scratch building and brass bashing for my own railroad, in support of both my D&H and Erie fetishes (you gotta roll your own if your’re going to model steam for either of those roads), I also regularly take on commissions for other clients from both the U.S. and overseas. This past […]

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