My Library - Magazine Articles By G.J. Michels, Jr.

Kitbashing White Elephants

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1996-04
Page:
48
Category:
Freight Cars - Refrigerator Cars
Scale:
HO
Description:
The Pacific Fruit Express rebuilt two R-40-14 cars into aluminum cars in 1947. They were painted white and were a rare sight, hence their nickname. The author used InterMountain kits to build these cars.

Missouri Pacific Homebuilt Caboose

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1991-05
Page:
76
Category:
Cabooses
Scale:
HO
Description:
The prototype built its own cabooses, which the author modeled. There are four different types discussed. Includes prototype and model photos, and a roster.