NASG Dispatch Articles by Will Britton

A Simple Unloader

Issue:
1996 #2 April
Page:
15
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Description:

The author shares a photo of an unloader found in an industrial area on the east side of Sacramento, California.

A Small Industry

Issue:
1991 #1 February
Page:
22
Category:
Structures - Track-side Details
Description:

An unloading ramp with a chain link fence enclosure at Southern Pacific trackage in the southeast sector of Sacramento, California. Includes prototype photo and a track plan of the area.

A Small Industry

Issue:
1991 #2 April
Page:
22
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Description:

This industry is served by Burlington Northern trackage in the town of Girard, Illinois. The factory receives vermiculite in moisture controlled covered
hoppers. Includes a track plan, and several prototype photos.

A Small Industry

Issue:
1991 #3 May
Page:
18
Category:
Structures - Track-side Details
Description:

A belt elevator that moves material from below-the-track up on to something else. The one described here was found along the Southern Pacific rails, in Sacramento, California. Includes prototype photos.

A Small Industry

Issue:
1991 #6 December
Page:
6
Category:
Structures - Track-side Details
Description:

A small platform and a storage tank are placed next to a spur to allow a tank car with anhydrous ammonia to fill the tank when needed. Includes 4 prototype photos and instructions for how to model the scene in S.

A Small Industry

Issue:
1992 #3 June
Page:
6
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Description:

The focus of this article is the Pacific Coast Producers, a fruit packing plant, in Lodi, California, focusing specifically on the area that receives tank
cars loaded with sugars and sweeteners. Includes two prototype photos.

A Small Industry

Issue:
1992 #6 December
Page:
10
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Description:

Denis Fortier submitted some information about unloading salt from covered hoppers in Coteau Station near Toronto. Includes prototype photos.

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