Follow The Build: The X26 and X26c, Part 2

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Like any resin kit, there is a lot of flash to be cleaned off of the sprues from molding. The instructions suggest doing all of the flash cleanup at once, but I deferred, doing only what I immediately needed. With seven kits in progress concurrently,...
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HO Scale PS-1 40' Box Car, PRR Class X48, Announced


InterMountain has announced a rerun of their PS-1 box car in PRR Shadow Keystone livery. This is class X48. Twenty such cars were delivered during the late 1950s. InterMountain is running six road numbers of the 40' car, due in October/November, with...
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Pennsylvania Railroad X29 Box & X28 Automobile Cars

Volume 24 of the Railway Prototype Cyclopedia , to be published in April 2012, will feature a 64 page article entitled, "Pennsylvania Railroad X29 Box & X28 Automobile Cars." The article, by Patrick C. Wider, is the ninth in a series covering Ame...
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Class X29D Box Cars Arrive


The Middle Division has taken receipt of four class X29D box cars. In kit form, the cars from WrightTrak represent the 3,100 X29's that were rebuilt as X29D between 1952-1956. New bodies were placed on the existing underframes. Five hundred of the ca...
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