Archive for category Rolling stock
I have to admit I have never been a fan of the previous Bachmann On30 Freight Cars. They always seemed a bit toy like in appearance and very unrealistic. There have been numerous articles published about how to modify these cars to achieve a closer to scale appearance. These modifications varied and seemed to take about as much time as building a craftsman kit.
Until now! Bachmann has introduced their line of smaller 18′ rolling stock. Bachmann appears to be moving in the direction of creating rolling stock for the On30 modeler looking for a cars with a bit more O scale craftsman qualities. Read the rest of this entry »
New from Morgan Hill Models is an On30 20′ Logging Flatcar kit. This kit features a cast resin frame, white metal log bunks and pre-cut basswood decking. These kits are easy to build and really have a creative craftsman look about them!
Trucks and couplers are not included.
$24.95 each or a 3-pack for $69.95
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New from Morgan Hill Models is a 20′ Tank Car kit. The kit consists of detailed resin frame and tank castings along with basswood decking and tank supports. This is a nice addition to their line of cast resin kits. If you think you would like one you better hurry they are only producing 25 kits this run in order to deliver in a timely manner.
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Morgan Hill Models has introduced another On30 car in their industrial models series. The 20′ Blacksmith Car is a well detailed kit that includes a Special Blacksmith figure from Aspen Model Co. The kit is comprised of a detailed cast resin frame with basswood deck boards and structure framing. Details include skid mounted water tank, workbench, stove, barrels and corrugated metal for the roof. Trucks and couplers are not included, but Macleod Western T-16′s and Kadee #5′ couplers are shown in the photo. At $39.95 this looks to be quite a bargain!
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Morgan Hill Models has released its second car in the new “Industrial Series” The 16′ Scrap car. This kit is jam packed with a ton (literally) thats about how much scrap is molded into the highly detailed, one piece resin scrap bin! Numerous other details abound, barrels, drums, tool box and a super detailed crane. Read the rest of this entry »
Morgan Hill models has a new line of small industrial size rolling stock kits available. First up is a 16′ shop built industrial tank car kit.
These kits feature an all new Read the rest of this entry »
New from Morgan Hill Models is the Diamond and Caldor Block car kit. this unique car was used for hauling blocks of scrap wood from the mill to the logging camps for cooking and heating. Morgan Hill Models continues to bring out these outstanding kits for the finescale On30 builders. This kit features Read the rest of this entry »
New from Morgan Hill Models is the new 24′ Logging Caboose Kit. This kit was inspired by a model by Chuck Doan and is loaded with character. This kit is highlighted by the use of board by board construction that compliments some of the leading structure kits. Read the rest of this entry »
Roger has indicated over on his site Stoney Creek Designs that he will be adding a line of small easy to build structure kits These commercial type buildings will be kept in stock on a regular basis. This seems to be a growing trend with more than a few of the structure kit manufacturers to provide this type of structure kit. Photos or pricing was not yet announced. With regards to larger kits The Majestic Theatre will be the second kit for 2010 and be available at the National Narrow gauge show.
New freight cars!
Two new tank cars (frameless and wood frame) versions will be added, as well as another style of boxcar to the freight car line. No photos or pricing was announced.
See all this information and more at Stoney Creek Designs web site.