My Library - Magazine Articles By Brad E. Smith

Build a 1915 Pennzoil Tank Car

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1985-10
Page:
74
Category:
Freight Cars - Tank Cars
Scale:
HO
Description:
This article describes how to build a three-domed "old-timer" tank car. The tank is only just under 28 feet long, so it requires quite a bit of kitbashing to build this model. Article includes detail diagrams and one model photo; no prototype photos.

Building USRA Tank Cars

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1977-09
Page:
56
Category:
Freight Cars - Tank Cars
Description:
The author shows how he built a one-dome and two-dome tank car from commercial plastic kits. Includes an exploded view of the parts that make up a tank car.