Do You Model the Alaska RR?

Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by riverotter, Jun 2, 2008.

  1. riverotter

    riverotter Midwest Alliance Rail Sys

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    I just came back from a rail trip in Alaska. I saw so many modeling possibilities! I especially liked the frreight car barges I saw on the ocean part of the trip. I'd like to correspond with other HO modelers interested in the Alaska RR. Thanks!
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    riverotter Midwest Alliance Rail Sys

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    I should have also said that I'd appreciate any sharing on this thread, too!:mrgreen:
  3. Uintah Dave

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    The show Tougher in Alaska on History channel has a show about it on Thursday. I do like those blue & yellow SD70s.
  4. Colton_modeler

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    A little bit - I bought one of the Bachmann McKinley Explorer sets as a kid, and I still have it as a someday superdetailing project. I've collected a bunch of reference pics over the years. I plan on building a diorama of the bridge at Hurrican Gulch and adjacent landscape to display it on.
  5. DeckRoid

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    One of our club members did the same thing on his return from AK. He does N scale and bought a bunch of Alaska engines and what not.

    I must admit, I am currently at my photos of the First Lutheran Church in Ketchikan and thinking of dimensions for a scratch build.
  6. jbaakko

    jbaakko Active Member

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    Athearn does a few Alaska RR units.
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    They have some great looking diesels and passenger cars - you're right - there's some great modeling possibilities there! I wouldn't mind having one of the larger diesels running around my layout...just because.
  8. csiguy

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    does anyone on here model the alaska railroad? if so, id like very much to see some pics of it? its one of those roads that looks very interesting, but i dont know that much about it.
  9. beamish

    beamish HO & Steam Engineer

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