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  • N scale ladle car

    As some of you may remember a few months ago I had Stony Smith make me 4 Z scale ladle cars which are beautiful and will look great once I get them painted.

    shawmutcarshops 7 hours ago
  • Re: Bachman coil Car

    Or boxcar doors at a auto plants... On Mon, Oct 12, 2015 at 8:20 PM, Iron Will ironwill77@... [STEEL]

    torgy1962 8 hours ago
  • Re: Bachman coil Car

    "To quote from the book, "[The design} had underestimated the ability of the American steelworker to damage and destroy railroad equipment." Or any equipment,

    IronWill77 8 hours ago
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This is a forum for all persons interested in the manufacturing of steel, from the standpoint of the hobbyist. Postings are welcome regarding any facet of the steel industry, from the mining of iron ore and the production of coke, to Great Lakes shipping and steel-owned railroads, to blast furnaces and rolling mills. Discussion of steel-related industries such as shipbuilding and fabrication is also welcome. Scale model dialogue is encouraged, as is that of the prototype relating to the hobbyist. Announcements of plant tours, open-houses, museums, historical archives, and new scale model products are also welcome. For sale announcements of related hobby items is permissible. Additionally, discussion on other heavy industries is encouraged.

Not welcome are postings regarding religion, politics, union-management conflicts, etc.

This list also serves as an informal discussion forum of the Railroad Industries Modeling Special Interest Group (RRIMSIG). http://watt.rrisig.org www.facebook.com/rrimsig

The homepage photo was taken at the Youngstown Model Railroad Club (HO) by the list owner.

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