Jan 13, 2009
I was going to make some NP cabooses the other day, and realized this model needed to be updated for better detail. What was ok a few years ago is not good enough now, so this is what I came up with for the NP 1200 series:
Any chance you'd ever do a M&St. L caboose?
Here are the only two that I own
Just a few of my random beese...
sorry, this one was before the couplers were put on.. But, I just love this one..
I would be tempted to, after all I do love cabooses. Within the next 2 or 3 years, when my semiconductor equipment job is outsourced to Singapore, (I have already been notified) I'm pretty sure I will need to rely on my caboose making skills to make a living, so any caboose is fair game.
Is there a site or historical society where I can find drawings and pictures?
I'll send a PM as I don't mean to hijack a topic.
Here's a little more than half of mine.
Heres some Kits I assembled (sorry no bashing) CP & CN Athabasca etched brass ,and Canadian Pacific Kaslo resin
Not sure if i have posted these before but I love cabooses. Here's a vote in favor of Boxcabs suggestion
I'm going to have to come up with some new material though, been awhile since I built a caboose.
Tom did just a GREAT JOB on the M&SL hacks. Not a road you often see modeled. Here is my latest. Also not modeled a frequently as many. Louisville and Nashville 82. A wood caboose with lots of color and very distictive end rails.........
I need some L&N cabooses... ought to experiment with painting & decals at some point.
Thanks Marty! You are the king though! You probably build more cabooses in a month than I have in several years. Is's the !@#$ handrails and grab irons! I cringe at the thought of them. I've gotten some pre-formed ones including some BLMA curved grabs to use on the sides, but I still have to force myself to sit down put em on.
I'd love to own all three of these...
Here is a more recent one I did. WW II SP boxcar caboose.
This is one I did a few years ago
kitbashed from a bachman combine
The WP baywindow in the middle was bashed out of styrene.
DM & IR
Just completed this DM & IR 25' wood caboose........
Are those Roller bearing trucks I see on this caboose?