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3D Printed Log Cars

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2015-09
Page:
54
Author:
Richard Todd
Description:
This article describes how three people worked with a designer and used Shapeways to print their models in N-, HO-, and S-scales. The concept and implementation of 3D printing is described in the article as well. Includes photos of the products produced by Shapeways and the completed models.

Build a Prototype Pulpwood Car

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2011-05/06
Page:
20
Author:
Pete Silcox
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he scratchbuilt this model and the issues he had to deal with. Includes some construction photos, two prototype photos, scale drawings, and a sidebar on how loading and unloading of these cars took place.

Modifications to the IHC Log Car

Magazine:
NMRA Bulletin 2003-03
Page:
34
Author:
Cyril Durrenberger
Scale:
HO
Description:
Houston, East and West Texas Railroad log car. Includes prototype and model photos.

Scratchbuilding a Simple, Free-lance Log Car

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1981-11
Page:
106
Author:
Earl T. Johnson
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author describes how he built this whole car out of K&S brass structural shapes. Includes lots of construction photos, a parts list, and detail drawings.