RAILWAY PROTOTYPE CYCLOPEDIA

Links


The following list of links will take you to other web sites that are likely to be of interest to you. Our links are selected based on subjects that relate direct to material about prototype railways and equipment.


Model Railroad Magazine Index - This site offers an extensive cross-reference list of model railroad subjects from a large number of magazines and books. In a word, fantastic!

Steam Era Freight Cars Web Site - The Steam Era Freight Cars Web Site offers data, photos, and modeling information about freight cars built or in use during the period circa 1900 to 1960.

Rensselaer Model Railroad Society - Take a visit to the Rensselaer Model Railroad Society. Included are links for exhibits, information about the society, and in-depth information about rolling stock of the steam and early Diesel period.

Tangent Scale Models - Tangent Scale Models offers prototypically-accurate plastic HO-scale models, including steam-era freight cars. Their first steam-era model was first released in October 2009 of the Pennsylvania Railroad G31B 52'-6" drop-end gondola car. Additional cars of the same all-welded design were built for several other railroads during the early 1950s by American Car & Foundry Company (refer to article in RP CYC Volume 19). Their second steam-era freight car model, first released in October 2011, is the Bethlehem-design 52'-6" drop-end gondola car. The model includes options for conventional underframe or Duryea Cushioned Underframe. The prototype cars were built from 1937 to 1957 (refer to article in RP CYC Volume 23).

D & G Models - Offering excellent four-wheel triple bolster lightweight passenger car trucks in HO scale.

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