In this section of my web site I'll post links to how to videos and describe some of the techniques and products I use for modeling.
Realistic modern era train crew figures.
Preiser makes one of the most realistic modern era train crew figure sets on the market. Preiser model # 10420 Modern Workmen with warning vests includes six figures in various poses that are excellent for representing train crew members. Many of the figures are wearing a hard hat and are posed in a realistic stance. The figures are available from Walthers and other hobby stores. List price is $20.99.
Weathering a Scrap Metal Service Gondola
This article appeared in the March 2012 issue of Model Railroad Hobbyist. The article explains the steps I took to apply heavy weathering to a scrap metal service gondola. Click the photo to the right and it will take you to the MRH March 2012 issue, the article begins on page 65.