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The Mixed Freight Volume IV

November 17, 2008


This week on the mixed freight we showcase Artist David A Oram, Advertising, and Chalkmarks. Be sure to check out the layout tours too. Articles are on the way to showcase my Mission Valley & Pacific HO scale layout. The Articles should arrive on Wednesday. I’ll be writing about a new scenery technique and how to paint and pour a river CORRECTLY.

UP FEF 4-8-4 Deafens the MSNBC crew at Denver Union Station the night of the DNC.

Visit OLD time trains
Learn the meaning behind steam era chalk marks at OLD TIME TRAINS, an excellent website with a focus on Canadian Railroading, but still applicable to US modelers in many ways.

Watermarked for Protection- Visit his site for clearly amazing paintings.
David A Oram is a epitome of a Railroad Artist and he really struts his stuff when he paints masterpieces modern machinery, mostly trains and other railroad subjects.

Visit this website showcasing literally THOUSANDS of vintage advertising signs that are quite useful for period model railroading. From Budwiser Beer to Uniroyal Tires to Richfield Oil, and all your favorite food and vacation spots too!

Layout Tours

Click here if you love Modeling Towns and Cities The Urban Modelers SIG is an invaluble resource for Urban-Specific industrial districts and the area bursting with character that surround them with winding industrial trackage and tight clearances, it’s an exciting place to model.

The NMRA Mid-Central Region has a bounty of layout tours available for you to check out.

Visit the Grafton & Greenbrier a freelanced layout set in the Virginias.



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