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  • Re: My Z scale ladle cars

    I now have the car painted although I have no clue what car containing molten iron would look like. Currently it is in gray with orange Sculpey clay as the

    shawmutcarshops 3 hours ago
  • Re: LTV Hennepin Plant

    John, Thanks for clearing something up for me. I feel really stupid, but you enlightened me. I always thought LTV Hennepin facility was in Minneapolis suburb

    brendan_trsl 15 hours ago
  • Re: LTV Hennepin Plant

    Jeff and List Members, I remember those NYC cars since they were distinctly different from other coil cars what with the 8 vertical square "posts" sticking up.

    hoosierhobbiesnet 17 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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