My Library - Magazine Articles By Ken Edmier

Modeling a Conrail Hot Steel Coil Car

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2007-03
Page:
82
Category:
Freight Cars - Coil
Scale:
HO
Description:
Article includes prototype and model photos, construction close-up photos, and a materials list. Also included is a section and some photos on how the author made the loads for the car.

Modeling a Fruehauf Conrail Gondola

Magazine:
Model Railroading 2005-11
Page:
20
Category:
Freight Cars - Gondolas
Scale:
HO
Description:
Covers modeling gondolas built by Fruehauf in 1971 and 1972 for Penn Central using Rail Yard Models kits. Article includes many model and prototype photos. Includes using the Coiled Wire load made by Chooch Enterprises.

Re-detailing an FGDA PS-4740 Covered Hopper

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2008-01
Page:
71
Category:
Freight Cars - Hoppers

Santa Fe Beer Cars

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2000-04
Page:
90
Category:
Freight Cars - Box Cars
Scale:
HO
Description:
This article describes the 62-foot long insulated boxcars that are assigned to transporting beer for the Coors company. The article includes model and prototype photos and detailed construction photos of where the author took the Eel River Models car and converted it into one of these models.