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  1. Derelict F7

    Derelict F7

    On its last trip to the scrap yard. Athearn model gutted and detailed. Front truck is powered with a PFM "SPUD". Model and photo by Bob Boudreau.
  2. Watching the shovel at work

    Watching the shovel at work

    Bucyrus steam shovel is removing the side of the hill to widen the right of way. Shovel was scratchbuilt, set up on a diorama. Figure in foreground is by Woodland Scenics. Modeling and photo by Bob Boudreau.
  3. Sunbury wood chip truck

    Sunbury wood chip truck

    Kitbashed HO scale trailer from a UPS parcel trailer - removed roof, scratched rear door area, added wheel set, etc. Scratchbuilt decals from photo of real truck. Cab is a Herpa model mostly stock, with Pen-Bay decals. Model & photo by Bob Boudreau
  4. Lesters' Lobsters

    Lesters' Lobsters

    Scratch built model based upon a kit photo found in a magazine. Lobster traps scratchbuilt. Model and photo by Bob Boudreau
  5. Last night for an old timer.

    Last night for an old timer.

    HO scale Athearn F7 on the scrap line at night. Model and photo by Bob Boudreau
  6. 2768 at speed

    2768 at speed

    Southern Railway GP30 2581 enters its fifth decade of service as Burlington Northern GP39E 2768.
  7. Santa comes by Galloping Goose

    Santa comes by Galloping Goose

    Santa arrives in the backwoods this year on a Galloping Goose to deliver his presents. Photo, diorama and modeling by Bob Boudreau.
  8. Oops - lady driver hit a pole!

    Oops - lady driver hit a pole!

    "The pole jumped right out in front of me, officer!" say the lady whose car hit a pole. Models and photo by Bob Boudreau
  9. Old passenger car in MOW service

    Old passenger car in MOW service

    Model of a prototype CN passenger car cut down for use in MOW service. Made from two Athearn heavyweight cars to get the proper length. Model and photo by Bob Boudreau.
  10. bn pacific pride #2

    bn pacific pride #2

  11. Swamp Crossing

    Swamp Crossing

    Old diesel is slowly easing its way across the flooded track on the Fundy Northern. Model started out with a Penline shell that had its cab shortened, new underframe made from styrene and powered by a PFM SPUD. Model and photo by Bob Boudreau.
  12. Lazin' under the tree

    Lazin' under the tree

    Grabbing 40 winks under the tree on an HO scale diorama by Bob Bob Boudreau.
  13. Northern Pacific passenger car

    Northern Pacific passenger car

    I bought this at YVMRC in Billings Montana
  14. Climax on the trestle

    Climax on the trestle

    Bachmann HO scale Climax steam engine crossing a short trestle on a small shelf layout. Models and photo by Bob Boudreau
  15. Logging Locos

    Logging Locos

    Most of my logging locos posed for company photographer recently. 3 steamers on left are Shays, on right is a Climax and a Heisler. Two 44 tonners in back, with kitbashed critter in front and a Mack 7 tonner in front of it. Models and photo by Bob Boudreau.
  16. Log train

    Log train

    Athearn Hustler and kitbashed Hustler "B" unit with a train of logs. Models and photo by Bob Boudreau.
  17. Watching the shovel at work

    Watching the shovel at work

    Interested railroader overseeing the Bucyrus steam shovel at work. HO scale modeling and photography by Bob Boudreau.
  18. DSCF1309

    DSCF1309

    Athearn BN GP38-2 and GP50
  19. DSCF1171

    DSCF1171

    Athearn SW7 cow and calf. These units are linked together electrically. The calf in a non-powered unit with powered trucks. There is wires running between the two units like mu hoses. So instead of 8 wheel pickup up this bugger has 16 wheel pick up. I also have a light installed in the calf that...
  20. DSCF1163

    DSCF1163

    Great Northern F7 A & B units



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