Converting two O-27 gondolas to 46-foot, close-enough, S-scale gondolas, one for the Pennsylvania Railroad and one for the B&O. Includes a couple of paragraphs on how the author built two different pipe loads (with photos).
One of the two types of gondolas designed by the USRA during WWI was modeled by the author using two damaged A.F. gondolas. Includes several model photos.
This article describes how the author took a gondola and added the Mainstreeter Trains corrugated add-on panels to create a different-looking gondola. He super-details the model and describes how he added the coil steel loads. Includes construction and final-model photos.
Scale drawings of the car.
Taking A.C. Gilbert American Flyer gondola bodies and converting them into credible "scale" models. Includes model photos and cut diagrams. Also covered is the 42-foot hydracushion box car.
The author provides step-by-step instructions on how to scratchbuild this car. It includes a materials list, prototype photos, and diagrams.
The author converts a Lionel O-27 short gondola to one that is usable in S-scale. Includes detailed instructions to do the conversion, with several supplemental photos. Also includes prototype reference material.
The author describes how he took an American Models 52-foot, AM 40-foot, and MTH's O-27 gondolas to kitbash his modern cars. Includes photos of his completed models.
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