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In doing research for my railroad I am constantly looking for and finding plans and scale drawings of locomotives, rolling stock, and structures used on eastern prototype roads. In this section I would like to share those plans with anyone interested. All of them appeared in the model press over the past thirty years. I have listed them below by subject and publication. Since many of these issues are no longer available, I can provide copies. E-mail me your requests or if you have additional plans to list.

EAST BROAD TOP

ITEM

MAGAZINE

ISSUE

SCALE

Steel Box Car RMC July 78 HO
Hopper 3 Bay * RMC December 81 HO
Hopper 3 Bay * RMC February 74 O
2-6-2 # 11 RMC August 83 O
2-8-2 #14 & 15 RMC November 75 O
0-6-0 #6 RMC December 90 S
Hopper 3 Bay * MR June 80 S
2-6-0 # 5 & 9 NG & SLG May/June 85 O
Wooden Hopper NG & SLG March/April 79 O
M3 Railcar NG & SLG Nov/Dec 80 S
Weight Car NG & SLG Nov/Dec 80 O
Sand House NG & SLG Sep/Oct 84 HO
Engine House NG & SLG Sep/Oct 84 HO
Saltillo Water Tank NG & SLG March/April 79 HO
Saltillo Station NG & SLG March/April 79 HO
Drop bottom wood hopper NG & SLG Sep/Oct 95 O
Work Caboose # 2 NG & SLG Nov/Dec 97 O
Gas Electric M-1 NG & SLG July/Aug 98 O
Boxcar #167 (steel) NG & SLG July/Aug 99 O
Flat car with tank NG & SLG March/April 00 O
Basic flat car NG & SLG May/June 00 O
Turntable, Orbisonia, first NG & SLG Nov/Dec 00 O
Stub switch stand NG & SLG Nov/Dec 01 1/24

* Drawings are basically three variations of the same car.

East Tennessee & Western North Carolina

4-6-0 # 11 Engineer's side view MR July 81 S
4-6-0 # 11 Fireman's side view NG & SLG Jan/Feb 98 O
2-8-0 # 5 MR Dec 68 O
Gondola MR July 81 S
Gondola* NG & SLG March/April 85 O
Hopper MR July 81 S
Hopper* NG & SLG Nov/Dec 84 O
Box Car MR July 81 S
4 Wheel Caboose MR July 81 S
4 Wheel Caboose* NG & SLG Sept/Oct 84 O
Gondola #188 NG & SLG May/June 99 O
Cabooses #505 & 506 NG & SLG Sept/Oct 99 O
Boxcars #6-9 NG & SLG Jan/Feb 00 O
Trailer car and trailer NG & SLG May/June 00 1/8"
Hopper** NG & SLG Sept/Oct 00 O
Excursion car # 11 NG & SLG Sept/Oct 00 O
Boxcar, 37' NG & SLG July/Aug 00 O
Gondola** NG & SLG Nov/Dec 00 O
Coach # 19 NG & SLG March /April 01 O

* Same car, different scale, NG & SLG article contains more detail and article on building one.

**Same car, plans only.

 

OHIO RIVER & WESTERN

Flat Car NG & SLG March/April 97 O
Box Car NG & SLG May/June 97 O
Caboose #33 NG & SLG July/Aug 97 S
Gondolas #801 - 820 NG & SLG Nov/Dec 97 O
Box Cars # 401 - 420 NG & SLG Jan/Feb 98 O
Mail/Baggage/Express #25 NG & SLG March/April 98 S
2-6-0 #7 NG & SLG May/June 98 O
4-4-0 #9 & 10 NG & SLG July/Aug 98 O
Short Caboose NG & SLG Sep/Oct 98 O
Caboose #38 NG & SLG Sep/Oct 98 O
2-8-0 #1 (ex EBT #7) NG & SLG Nov/Dec 98 O
Tank Cars # 401 - 402 NG & SLG Jan/Feb 99 O
Reefers # 5&7 NG & SLG Mar/April 99 O
Gondola 215 NG & SLG May/June 00 O
Boxcar 620 NG & SLG July/Aug 00 O

 

Running Extra

These don't necessarily fit my criteria but thought they were interesting anyway.

Nusbaum Chemical (Pennsylvania) Heisler # 3 NG & SLG Mar/Apr 82 O
Magma Arizona Copper Company # 4 2-4-2 NG & SLG Nov/Dec 84 O
Uintah Railway #51 2-6-6-2T NG & SLG May/June 99 O
Sumpter Valley #251 2-6-6-2 NG & SLG July/Aug 99 O


Superintendant of RC&G...Gary Buchanan

Updated 1/3/07

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