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  • Re: New file uploaded to STEEL

    Paul, these pictures are a great intro to the layouts available to tour. Would it be possible to get the owners addresses in advance so we can figure out the

    dscottwoods@verizon.net 3 hours ago
  • My Z scale ladle cars

    I had Stony Smith of Shapeways use the drawing Rick Rowlands had in the files, with his permission, design me 4 Z scale ladle cars for my Z scale steel mill I

    shawmutcarshops 13 hours ago
  • Re: Shipping ingot molds in gondolas

    Thanks to all of you who commented on my question about shipping ingots. Got a lot of good ideas and actually put a two ingot load into a gondola. Looks okay

    prrshifter 13 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.

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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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