My Library - Magazine Articles By Jim Panza

Railgon

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1980-12
Page:
83
Category:
Railroads
Description:
In 1980 Railgon was added to the Trailer Train Company to provide shippers with a fleet of free-running gondola cars. Article includes prototype photos, scale drawings, and historical information about the company, including roster.

The First Five Years of RBOX 10013

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1980-07
Page:
82
Category:
Freight Cars - Box Cars
Description:
The article details the history of this one box car with a listing of all the other boxcars, a map of the interchange points where this particular car has been sighted, and many close-up photos of the car.

Trailer Train's TTAX All-purpose Spine Cars

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1991-10
Page:
62
Category:
Freight Cars - Roadrailers
Description:
This article describes these cars in great detail. No modeling information is included, but there are lots of photos and many detailed scale drawings, as well as a roster list.

U-1 Wheel Stencils

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1979-03
Page:
73
Category:
Freight Cars
Description:
Explanation of the yellow or white dots that appear in a black square on the side of freight cars. These indicate cars that are still equipped with sub-standard wheels. Many prototype photos are included.