On my next layout I would like to include an interchange with a military base.What locomotives,freight cars,freight,etc, should I use and who makes them(I model in HO).
RailVet wrote:Do you wish to model
- a base with a deployable combat unit?
- an ammo port, such as MOT Sunny Point, NC and MOT Concord, NC?
- a depot?
- an Army ammunition plant?
- a naval weapons station?
Answer these questions and half the job is done.
Legio X wrote:If I'm not mistaken, COFC would be the means of transporting ammunition by rail to posts in CONUS for use by the home-based or visiting units or overseas to units operating in Iraq, Afghanistan, the RoK or the Germany-based V Corps, the 1st AD (Old Ironsides) and the 1st ID(M)-the Big Red One.
Legio X wrote: If you were to model a connection to a post hosting a maneuver unit ... you would have a lot of flatcars with a variety of armored vehicles...
Trackmobile wrote:In the third pic of the three there was an odd door arrangement on that car.It went small door,big door.Is this spiecal to Army cars and who invented it (company or the Army)?