Modern Tractor Loads

Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by b28_82, Feb 10, 2006.

  1. b28_82

    b28_82 Member

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    Does anyone know of anywhere i can get a reference on how to tie down Modern Tractors on a machinery Flatcar including the chocks and chains?
  2. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

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    Model Railroader did an article from a guy that modeled construction and military loads on flat cars..
    I think the issue was last summer, or earlier.
  3. Badyin Macfadyi

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    There was a series in the NMRA magazine - open loads - also had info on this
  4. tomd81

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    The open loads series is available from the NMRA in book form on the NMRA web site.

    https://www.nmrastores.com/cgi/NMRA_Store_NonMembers/nmra-store.cgi?ORDER_ID=238594008&thispage=page2.html&ACTION=NEXT+PAGE


    There is an older AAR book, that shows how equipment is to be chocked and chained to flat cars, that appears on EBAY from time to time. I got mine that way a couple of years ago.


    For reference there are about 50 shots of loaded equiment on flat cars on my web site.
    http://southern.railfan.net/flat/cars/loads/large/large.html
  5. b28_82

    b28_82 Member

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    Do you happen to know wht the name of the AAR book is? I liked the shots on your website. Theres a couple shots of exactly what i'm trying to do.

    Thanks everyone for their inputs.
  6. tomd81

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  7. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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