I've shown how to make lots of interesting loads for hoppers, flatcars and gondolas. These are common modeling projects since the load can be easily seen. But what about all those boxcars on your line?
Simple paint, weathering and details can bring a boxcar to life.
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While you certainly don't need to detail the interior of all of them, we've all seen a car or two roll by with the door open. And you know you can't help but peek inside. Why would a model be any different?
Learn the easy steps to finishing the inside of a boxcar, and you'll have a conversation piece in about an hour's work - even if the car is empty.