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  1. The reason I asked this was I thought of using a...

    The reason I asked this was I thought of using a caboose as a "office" for the local crew. Since I'm roughly modeling the 90's to present day, I figured it would be a good place for the paperwork. I...
  2. What happens to the paperwork when a car is dropped to a customer?

    I know the conductor is responsible for all the paperwork for the train. When cars are cut out, whether at a yard, dropped for transfer to another railroad or at a customer, where is the...
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    I've recently purchased the Rapido 33" metal...

    I've recently purchased the Rapido 33" metal wheels. They fit my MTLs. The part number is, 102069. I'm quite happy with them as they're easier to find than other brands. Intermountain was my go to...
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    I'm lucky to still have an operating drive in in...

    I'm lucky to still have an operating drive in in a neighboring town. Have to use your car radio to hear the movie...but it's also HD digital picture broadcast to the screen.
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    After going on Railroad Picture Archives, have to...

    After going on Railroad Picture Archives, have to change the 8 to a 6 to keep it prototypical. Will keep you advised to how it turns out.
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    Then I'm gonna give it a try. I would be the only...

    Then I'm gonna give it a try. I would be the only one who knows where the surgery was. Thanks @ wombat57.
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    Looking like CMW yellow is the closest in...

    Looking like CMW yellow is the closest in Pollyscale. In Badger, it's a tough choice between Old CMW yellow and Erie yellow. Guess it would be wiser to actually get a bottle of each to see which is...
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    NYSW yellow help

    I'm trying to find any information on the paint code for Susquehanna yellowjacket paint scheme. I've done a long search on line but haven't found anything yet. Can anyone offer me advice please?
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    Although I'm sure my cats would love that,...

    Although I'm sure my cats would love that, thought of Susquehanna River Railway. Reporting marks of SRRY. The "Sorry" line...
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    Plenty of options to consider. Going to look up...

    Plenty of options to consider. Going to look up railnames to see if I can find an unused name so the reporting marks would be original.
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    My town has the Susquehanna river running through...

    My town has the Susquehanna river running through it. Thinking Susquehanna River Rail. Could also work for using old NS equipment with patch outs. Also the NS runs parallel to the same river so I...
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    Need help with roadname.

    I recently purchased a Kato RDC 4 undecorated. Having brain drain on a name & color scheme. My main Class 1 railroad is Norfolk Southern. I also have Susquehanna power. I know the Susquehanna had 4...
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    The Rapido 33" wheels have been installed on my...

    The Rapido 33" wheels have been installed on my MTL couplers. Although they're not the Intermountain wheels I'm accustomed to, they work. Rapido wheels are easier to find & re order.
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    Walther's Coil Car help

    What is the recommendation for glue to re attach the small cross pieces on the coil cover? I plan on using the glue on the underneath of the dome so the repair is less noticeable.
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    Right now due to space constraints in our house,...

    Right now due to space constraints in our house, I set up a loop of EZ Track to run when the twins & I want train time. When I get some room to build a shelf layout for now, things won't be in...
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    I recently purchased a Plano 8606 6 tray tackle...

    I recently purchased a Plano 8606 6 tray tackle box at a local second hand store. Reasonably priced in good condition. Will be looking for some foam to cover the bottom of the compartments.
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    I appreciate your answer jpwisc...just don't have...

    I appreciate your answer jpwisc...just don't have space yet for a build. I do use EZ Track to set up a temporary loop to run trains. Trying to convince the better half to give up some wall space for...
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    Storage other than jewel cases...

    What do you use besides the jewel cases to store your rolling stock, engines other railroad items? I use small compartmented tackle boxes for couplers, wheels, truck pins, etc. Was looking at storage...
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    I acknowledge my error Paul Schmidt. Thanks for...

    I acknowledge my error Paul Schmidt. Thanks for correcting me.
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    Not all PS-2 hoppers are covered. Some are open...

    Not all PS-2 hoppers are covered. Some are open and used in coal service.
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    So would PS-2 2 bay hopper cars be fine?...

    So would PS-2 2 bay hopper cars be fine? Considering they're in captive service not leaving home roads, I don't think FRA regs would apply then. I have 2 that can be repainted already.
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    I was thinking of ballast, hadn't considered sand...

    I was thinking of ballast, hadn't considered sand though. RR Picture Archives I totally had a brain fart on. Thank you for the information. Another industry for a layout once I get some room to build.
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    Ore Jennie's for MOW service?

    There seems to be plenty of ore jennies offered at reasonable prices. Although researching this hasn't found any prototypical pictures or on rosters, wondering if it would be feasible?
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    GATX has mention of alloy tank cars for acid...

    GATX has mention of alloy tank cars for acid transportation on their website. Unfortunately, picture of the tank car can't be zoomed in on. Still looking though. Looks like a 20k gallon car. UTLX...
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    Modern, as in when reflective stripes were just...

    Modern, as in when reflective stripes were just being phased in.
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