Special Run Car Gallery Now Open!
Check out the history of the Society's Special Edition HO Car program
through photos and flyers. The
Product Data Base is
available and has expanded from nine to fourteen pages worth of entries.
As we receive information from members, the
area is updated. The Bibliography
area is under construction.
The 'Modern' GM&O Water Car
A GM&OHS website exclusive
article on the GM&O's
Corporation Milk Cars which were used in
Maintenance of Way service as Water Cars.
A history of these cars with photos of GM&O, ICG, IC, and P&L paint
schemes, plus artwork suitable to create decals for a completely
accurate GM&O model using an InterMountain Railway Co. kit is
part of this presentation. Click on
the photo below to begin.
Montgomery Railfest 2006 Extra!
Jason Parham of
Birmingham, AL showed an extensively modified Athearn GP35 at the
Montgomery Annual Meeting. Here, he explains how he made
corrections and improvements to a model that really needed them.
Click on the photo
Peoria Railfest 2005 Model Entries:
Only three members produced entries for this
year's modeling contest, but each member did provide multiple models for
the rest of us to enjoy.
Overall winner in the contest was
from New Lenox, IL. Kleve is also a member of the Will County
Model Railroad Association. His models included motive power,
freight cars and caboose.
Mike Wise from
St. Louis, MO presented several flat cars with various
Caterpillar-inspired loads in honor of this year's host city. His
other flat began as a Special Run Society car which now carries a
Gene Glendinning showed the only non-HO Scale
model (which was also the only structure model). His other two entries
were of the HO Scale persuasion, both the only representations of steam
power and passenger equipment respectively.
For photos of all these entries, go to the
Members' Efforts page above.