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by Ron Grau
Mon May 06, 2013 9:41 am
Forum: Product Announcements and Reviews
Topic: Modeling the SP narrow gauge-a roundup
Replies: 12
Views: 21208

Re: Modeling the SP narrow gauge-a roundup

We have another SP narrow gauge kit which can be added to the list.
Hartford Products has released a model of the 28 foot boxcar in large scale; 1:20.3.
In addition, Hartford has released Thielsen trucks in the 10 ton and 20 ton variations.

Ron Grau
by Ron Grau
Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:23 am
Forum: Western Narrow Gauge Discussion
Topic: Death Valley Conference journal articles
Replies: 1
Views: 1942

Re: Death Valley Conference journal articles

Randy's comments regarding the desert railroad articles in the Proceedings of the Death Valley History Conference, is right on! A suggestion would be to take it one, or two steps further. Buy the actual booklet and/or attend the Conference. Many of the presentations have a title that sounds not rail...
by Ron Grau
Wed Aug 08, 2012 12:13 pm
Forum: Product Announcements and Reviews
Topic: Modeling the SP narrow gauge-a roundup
Replies: 12
Views: 21208

Re: Modeling the SP narrow gauge-a roundup

John, I can add two models in 1:20.3 that have been missed: Bachmann makes a F & CC boxcar, lettered for the SPng. I believe 15 of these cars eventually migrated to the SPng. The lettering has some minor flaws, which are easily corrected. Bronson-Tate sells a kit for SPC caboose #47, which can be co...
by Ron Grau
Wed Jul 25, 2012 4:23 pm
Forum: New Members
Topic: New member introduction
Replies: 0
Views: 5422

New member introduction

My name is Ron Grau. Some of you know me. I am a member of the Southern Pacific Narrow Gauge Historical Society. I found out about this group at the SPNGHS convention, this year in Newark. I am 65 years old, and have been a C & C / SPng fan since I was 12 years old. In the last 50+ years, I have acc...