Model Contest Awards
This page contains photo's of some of the models that have won awards over the years. We hope it will
give you some insight as to what we are interested in. It will also show some of the teqniqes we use to build
or models. with each new model we try to raise the bar from the pervios model.
This model won 1st place at O scale West 2013 favorite train Passenger cars.
Below are photos and descriptions for some of our finished models with interior parts, using our production castings. It will allow you to get an Idea as to how these castings relate to car interiors. Most castings can be trimmed to fit other cars with like interiors. We use an 8" disk and belt sander in trimming the castings, we have found this works very well.
It also has some interior mock ups for various cars as the relate to the car floor plan.
The new shop getting framed in.
New shops dry wall and walls being finished.
O Scale West display 2015.JPG
T&P 500 Dining car OSW.jpg
Mopac RPO Baggage door open..JPG
Mopac RPO 816.JPG
Mopac RPO interior with desk.JPG
Mopac Rpo with Bagg rack.JPG
Mopac RPO 816 A end..JPG
Passage way side a
PW side at service door
Shed mock End Platform
One part of the long boarding platform
MPL Bvl Shed w pullman
Porter Section Painted
this is your typical porter section, for most streamline cars. The various railroads would have there own specifications. mainly they would make the seat as cheap as possible. only to the discomfort of the porter.
vestibule end with porter section and general toilet annex.
Whole Porter Section
This shows water cooler and various electrical cabinets as they relate to the porter section.
10 6 sleeper sections for ACF type
This is the section sleeping berths for an ACF 10 6 sleeper. Shows fold down berths ans seat--- hopper box--- wardrobe cabinet---fold down wash stand. Can be used in other cars also.
Lounge area and soda fountain
This shows the lounge section and soda fountain for the ACF 5 DBL BR. this shows what the raw castings look like painted. The fountain wall is nickle plated to represent stainless steel. These are the painted castings
ACF Lounge area
lounge area with carpet and painted interior.
soda fountain area
ACF soda fountain with plated outer wall, and interior components. The rear wall has the lower refrigerator and upper pie case.
soda fountain interior
ACF soda fountain with plated outer wall, and interior components. sink---dispenser and oven on counter top at roll up door.
Soda fountain view
ACF soda fountain with plated outer wall, and interior components. Rear wall with sstl lower cooler area---upper pie case.
Soda Fountin at Roll up door
This shows the soda fountain wall at the roll up door. The counter top at the sink and dispenser, with small oven on counter top. Note outer wall nickle plated to represent stainless steel.
Laid out before painting
ACF 5 DBR Lounge
this shows a mock up of the major castings.
ACF rear end
This shows the mock up for the Dropped Alcove ceiling and mural side panels with murals on photo and chrome frames.
ACF alcove mockup.