weathered freight cars for Sweethome Alabama
Once I've seen a photo of a prototype like this, I had to use this on a model.
Maybe they were in a hurry to replace the hood doors, or it was already too dark!
(No fake, reproduced from real photo!)
During layout construction, I have to do something different from time to time, so I've added some weathering to another freightcar.
C&NW 158, custom painted and weathered HO Scale Front Range GP-7 on an Athearn Drive. Model painted, weathered and photographed by Paul M. Rome.
This is the first of a set of 30 Jamaican bauxite hoppers that I'm currently weathering. It's an Atlas model that I had for years so I used it as...
Side 2 of Alley Cat. I'm going to add a couple decals and this hopper is complete.
The first of several Athearn pulpwood cars customized for the Cedar Branch. I took these cars, painted them green, decaled the sides, then...
Still trying to get the hang of weathering.
Still have some mild grime and dust to add to the box car and the engine. Just wanted a photo of both at the present stage.
I've been taking my time with this weathering project and am pleased with my progress so far. Weathering takes a little getting use to but I'll...
This is my first attempt at weathering an engine. The top received some soot, the trucks were rusted, mud spray added above the wheels, and the...