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S.S. Lorrie Ann
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Tennessee, United States
Joined: December 21, 2002
KitMaker: 7,572 posts
AeroScale: 3,121 posts
Posted: Thursday, April 06, 2017 - 06:48 AM UTC
It may be surprising to maritime modelers that some of the grander ship models are made for the model railroad community. S.S. Lorrie Ann is a full sized ore hauler for an HO layout.

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Novosibirsk, Russia
Joined: October 08, 2014
KitMaker: 124 posts
AeroScale: 0 posts
Posted: Sunday, April 09, 2017 - 07:54 AM UTC
Incredible work!
Staff MemberAssociate Editor
California, United States
Joined: May 03, 2006
KitMaker: 2,167 posts
AeroScale: 266 posts
Posted: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 09:10 AM UTC
That's an awesome build in large 1/87. One advantage of the scale is the abundance of crew figures available for it!
California, United States
Joined: August 08, 2008
KitMaker: 1,274 posts
AeroScale: 6 posts
Posted: Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 09:46 PM UTC
Yep, large scale commercial vessels ARE awesome. Kudos to our friends in the model RR community!