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1. 2-8-2 Steam Loco Illinois Central 1518 [ 28,098 ]
by: Frederick Boucher
2. Steam Locomotive Weathering [ 14,636 ]
by: Fred Boucher
3. 2-4-4T Steam Locomotive Rachel [ 13,946 ]
by: Frederick Boucher
4. 2-8-4 Berkshire [ 12,981 ]
by: Fred Boucher
5. Big Boy Cab Walk Through [ 11,556 ]
by: Fred Boucher
6. TrainFestival 2009 [ 10,321 ]
by: Fred Boucher
7. Nevada Northern Railway No. 40 [ 8,611 ]
by: Frederick Boucher
8. 2-10-4 Texas-Type, ATSF No. 5011 [ 7,938 ]
by: Frederick Boucher
9. Building the BR52 Locomotive and Tender [ 7,741 ]
by: Leslie G Rogers
10. Streetcar 115, Sheridan, Wyoming [ 7,587 ]
by: Randy Harvey

Many modelers find representing the wear-and-tear as integral as the model itself. Steam locomotives present a variety of weathering options applicable to models of any metallic vehicle, air, land or marine subjects. >> READ MORE

Owosso, Michigan's Steam Railroading Institute hosted the largest gathering of live steam locomotives in a decade during a 4 day festival in July, 2009. >> READ MORE


Cheyenne's Big Boy 4004
by: Randy Harvey
Randy Harvey [HARV] carries a camera with him as he travels and both RailRoad Modeling and the KitMaker Network benefit from his eagle eye. Cheyenne, Wyoming's Big Boy 4004 is his latest find.   >> READ MORE

Dartmouth Steam Railway
by: Andy Brazier
The Dartmouth Steam Railway, formerly known as the Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway, is a 6.7-mile (10.8 km) heritage railway on the former Great Western Railway branch line between Paignton and Kingswear in Devon, England.   >> READ MORE

Santa Fe 2-8-0
by: Frederick Boucher
A.T. & S.F. 643 is a 2-8-0 Consolidation restored at the Oklahoma Railway Museum.    >> READ MORE

Twelve Locomotives and a Train
by: Frederick Boucher
Big trains - so long (pardon the pun) as they aren't blocking your highway, they are awesome to watch. Here's a train pulled by a parade of 12 locomotives.   >> READ MORE

McCormick Railroad Park Mogul
by: Frederick Boucher
Arizona's McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park features a preserved 2-6-0 Mogul-type steam locomotive as a display.   >> READ MORE

NP 0-6-0
by: Randy Harvey
Randy Harvey [HARV] shot this walkaround of this North Pacific 0-6-0 yard goat at the Yellowstone County Museum.   >> READ MORE

Royal Hudson 2860
by: Jessica Cooper
West Coast Railway Heritage Park in Squamish BC hosts many artifacts of Canada's rail history. Jessica Cooper [Jessie_C] brings us these photos of some of their displays.   >> READ MORE

E-2 Bi-polar Electric Locomotive
by: Frederick Boucher
Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific needed powerful locomotives to haul their heavy trains over the Cascade Mountains. E-2 is the sole surviving "Gearless Bi-polar."   >> READ MORE

2-10-4 Texas-Type, ATSF No. 5011
by: Frederick Boucher
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe No. 5011 was the flagship of the 5011 class. This huge 2-10-4 "Texas" type locomotive is on display at the Museum of Transportation, St. Louis, MO, with the cab open to the public.   >> READ MORE

Erecting einer Einheitslok: Built BR 86
by: Leslie G Rogers
Les Rogers [LESROGERS] has been busy Down Under with another top-notch model build! Les carted a big Trumpeter 1/35 kit into his erecting hall and rolled out a marvelous DRG Class 86 BR86 Dampflokomotive!    >> READ MORE