Railroad

This is a ‘filler page’ – created simply because my list of structures is starting to run off the page when the menu is selected. Initially I am dividing up everything into Commercial, Residential, Civil Engineering, Railroad and Other.

N&W Shelter

Shelter, Norfolk & Western Railroad This is from “Buildings and Structures of American Railroads: A Reference Book for Railroad Managers, Superintendents, Master Mechanics, Engineers, Architects, and Students by Walter Gilman Berg, J. Wiley & Sons, 1893″ Chapter XVIII Platforms, Platform-Sheds, … Continue reading

Maintenance Shed

O Scale Maintenance Shed This Clever Models structure was one of their freebies. I make a habit of downloading and saving most of what they offer on the Freebie page as they are often temporary. Get ’em while they are … Continue reading

Grizzly Flats Station

Issues and Stuff … I was asked to print off the front and two side views of the Grizzly Flats Station as a friend wants to build this little station. That immediately brought up a couple of issues in my … Continue reading

O Scale Fall Creek Passenger Station

Overview From the May 2017 Rusty Stumps Newsletter – The Passenger Station is based on a late 1800’s C&O standard station design taken from actual C&O plans. Much effort has gone into reproducing the Passenger Station as close prototype as … Continue reading

C.P.R. CG Tower

Overview On page 296 of Railroad Structures and Estimates by J.W. Orrock published in 1918 …. we find this crossing tower. The following is taken directly from the book: Tower for Crossing Gates. – The C.P.R. standard tower for crossing … Continue reading

Randolph Depot

Overview The O Scale Randolph Depot is from Rslaserkits. I found an article on the structure – a S Scale version by Rags to Riches – Randolph Depot – giving some history. You can click that link for more but … Continue reading

Bumping Posts

Various Types Rather then re-invent the wheel, here’s a description of Bumping-posts and Car-stops from Maintenance of way and structures by William Clyde Willard published 1915 – Bumping-posts and Car-stops.—Bumping-posts or car-buffers are placed at the ends of stub tracks … Continue reading

C.P.R. Sand House

I have a little information on this and have used the drawing to make a model in Sketchup. I’ll post that up as I get to it. First though, I want to get into the Sand Dryer. If you look … Continue reading

Loading Platform

A Loading Platform for Model Railway A Loading Platform for Model Railway That was the title of this article in the July 1938 issue of Popular Science. The drawing shows only one side of the platform but if you notice … Continue reading


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