A Forum for Rutland Modelers

General Modeling Sections:

Rutland News & Scuttlebutt The latest poop and opinions about modeling the Rutland.
Remembering the Milk Trains Modeling tips and prototype information - and not just the Rutland!
Rutland Q&A Questions and answers to your Rutland quandaries.
Available HO Models  Convenient tables based on Chris Martin's Newsliner articles.
The Green Book of HO Scale Brass Milk Cars Who imported what and when.

Rutland Models:




Weathering Gondolas

Don Janes

Tips for weathering the exposed interiors of 1700 and 4100 series wood gondolas.

Milk Car No. 351 

George Micklus

Tips on painting and lettering an ex-DL&W car.

Chatham Ice House

Ray Muntz

Ray scratchbuilt this little Rutland jewel.

E. C. Crosby

Don Spiro

Don duplicated this Danby, VT landmark in HO scale.

Spreader X180

Jim Otto

Detailing, painting and lettering a Walthers Jordan Spreader for the Rutland.

Caboose No. 12

Jim Otto

A "four window" van from the RPI/F&C kit.

2-8-2 Mikado No.34

Peter Berg

Built from a PFM/United brass import.

4100-series Gondola

Jim Otto

A stock Funaro & Camerlengo kit brought to life.

Magor Side Dump

Jim Otto

Another nicely weathered model from Jim Otto.

Milk Cars 337 & 338

Jim Otto

An in-progress kitbash of these unique milk cars.

Wood Baggage Car 132

Jim Dufour

A scratchbuilt model in HO scale.

RPO-Baggage 181

Jim Dufour

A scratchbuilt model in HO scale.

Whiting Station

Randy Laframboise

This is a Rutland Car Shops model of an Addison Branch station with an attached milk shed.

Milk Car No. 392

Jay Conant

A freight reefer converted to milk service in HO scale.

2-8-2 Mikado No.37

Don Janes

Don started with an Athearn light Mike a created a masterpiece in HO scale.

Honorary Rutland Models:




B&M RPO 3119

Jim Dufour

A regular on the Mount Royal kitbashed in HO scale.

Sylvan Scale Models
CN Express Reefer

(modeling tips)

Stafford Swain helps us render an accurate addition to our Mount Royal consist.


Note: other models that are not specifically Rutland are featured in the Milk Train section.

Modeling Forums:


Latest Entry


Railworks Forum

(10/12/99) Railworks HO scale brass models of Rutland & New York Central passenger, milk and express cars

Light Mike Forum

(12/03/99) Athearn's USRA Light 2-8-2 Mikado steam locomotive

PS-1 Forum

(12/03/99) How to model the Rutland's Pullman Standard PS-1 box cars

Dealers & Manufacturers:

Rutland Car Shops  

Mike and Randy report in regarding their latest kits.

North Shore Depot

The home of Accurate Line Models.

Crown Custom Products

CCP carries all of the available Railworks models. Note: CCP is working on a new site.  In the meantime call Bob at 631-692-8053.

Funaro & Camerlengo

HO scale resin kits of Rutland rolling stock and milk cars

Brass Collecting

A one-page directory of online brass dealers plus a swap board.

Jim Shaughnessy

The Rutland Road is back in print, as is Delaware & Hudson. Autographed copies are available direct from the author.

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