M4D GP38-2 rapid prototype shell on an Atlas GP40-2 chassis and walkway.
Single-sheathed boxcar built ca 1975 from "box of sticks and blocks" kit
Another View! All of the loaded autos are made by Atlas.
This is a very well thought out kit from TrainCat Models. It took me about 4 hours from start to finish, although I still need to add the...
Well I took a break from the main project at hand to do some correction on this unit. The 'L' windscreen was incorrect as well as the headlights,...
I've installed the couplers. Perfect fit, no work necessary. These couplers once served on a P2K C&NW SD60. That piece of metal in the...
MoPac GP15-1 & GP18 sitting on my work bench. You can see the incorrect window config on the cab of the GP15. That will be corrected along...
Started this project some years ago after buying a Smokey Valley GP15 Kit. There wasn't any GP15s on the market so I said I would build one. I...
The completed plow, profile view.
Here you can see the removable sand bed and sifting grate.
Plow front and center.
Here you can see the scratch built plow, yoke and brackets. Note the "chain" is made from a flexible needle for beading.
I added a sifting grate on top.
Test fitting the plow blade.
The model was painted International Orange and Semi-Gloss Black.
The sand box was built using strip styrene.
Plow truck with sand box assed to dump body.
After several failed attempts, I made the plow blade using styrene tubing. Its a little thick, but its the best I can do.