Category Archives: Railroad

Folder for information based on prototype railroad

Memory lane – GDT #4 a shay

Most of us, modeling in Sn2, are inspired by Maine 2-Foot prototypes, but not all.  In 2000 Darel Leedy was building a Gilpin inspired Sn2 layout that he called the Gilpin District Tramway.  While the layout is gone, it need … Continue reading

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B&SR Sturctures from Minuteman Scale Models

Minuteman Scale Models lists the Bridgeton Car Shop and Bridgeton Machine Shop in Sn2.  To my knowledge these are the first B&SR structures to be offered in S-scale. http://www.minutemanscalemodels.com/category_s/60.htm I’ve not seen these models, so can not comment about them.  … Continue reading

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Progress on SR&RL Strong Depot and Caboose…

Recently, Harry Downey has converted from HOn30 to Sn2. He has not yet started building a layout. He has started working no building models. Two of his first are a Banta SR&RL Strong Depot and a Mount Blue 556 Caboose.

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Sn2 WW&F Box Car Kits from Mount Blue Model Co.

The web site of Mount Blue Co. now indicates WW&F boxcars #303 and #309 can be ordered.  This is wonderful news… When asked if these cars were unique on the WW&F roster, some stated so. However, Frank Knight contributed the … Continue reading

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A Sn2 SR&RL inspired boxcar – web article

  The Modelers Guild e-magazine has an article about scratch building a SR&RL inspired Sn2 Boxcar.  The image above was taken from that article. Checkout the article by following the link. http://modelersguild.com/e-magazine/follow-the-build/scratch-builds/212-a-sandy-river-a-rangeley-lakes-inspired-boxcar-in-sn2.html A few editorial comments from David Keith: Overall, … Continue reading

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Strong Creamery history and drawings – by Wes Ewell

Strong Creamery history and drawings – by Wes Ewell Wes Ewell has a web page of the Strong Creamery on the SR&RL railrod.  The page includes vintage photos, current day photos, and drawing he made himself. http://twofootartist.com/strong-maine-creamery/

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Bridgeton – Car Shop history and drawing by Wes Ewell

Bridgeton – Car Shop history and drawing by Wes Ewell Wes provides a wonderful history of the Bridgeton Car Shop on the B&SR (B&H).  All of this was provided at his web site. http://twofootartist.com/bridgton-saco-river-car-shop/

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