Added five new albums to the rarely updated categories – three railroad locomotives – Union Pacific 4-8-8-4 “Big Boy” #4023, Union Pacific DD-40X Diesel Locomotive #6900, Southern Pacific 1-4-0 Consolidation Locomotive #2579 and two fire engines – Sutphen Ladder Truck and Horse Drawn Steam Fire Engine.
We’ve updated four different categories from three different places. To the Artillery section we’ve added the photos of the 8 cm Granatwerfer 34 mortar photographed at Planes of Fame Air Show 2011, to the Armor section we’ve posted the photos of the replica Ba-64 armored car from the same event, the Infantry Weapons section was updated with the album of 7.92mm Vickers Machine Gun on Mark IV tripod on M6A1 cart photographed at MVCC Camp Delta 2012 and finally the photos of one of the famous Paris Taxis – Taxi Renault G7 dit from Musée de l’Armée in Paris were added to the Automotive section.
Added four albums that were done during B-29 FiFi’s visit to Salinas Airport last year. We have the photos of Boeing B-29A-60-BN Superfortress “FiFi” itself as well as North American SNJ-5 Texan trainer, Eurocopter EC-135P2+ medical helicopter and Beech D18S light transport aircraft painted as RAF Expediter II.
We’ve added a new model to the Member’s Models gallery – Russian Mine-Cruiser Lieutenant Il’in scratchbuilt in 1/700 scale by Vladimir Yakubov.
Posted the photos from the last weekend’s Tri City Classic 2015. Big thank you to the Fremont Hornets for once again organizing an excellent event.
Added a new model to the Member’s Models section – Russian Torpedo Boat 205 in 1/700 from Combrig built by by Vladimir Yakubov.
We’ve posted the photos of the most models the IPMS USA 2015 Nationals held in Columbus, OH.
We’ve also posted the awards presentation from the Awards Presentation Slide Show. The winners are posted in the reverse order – after the slide with the name of the category next model is the third place winner then second and then first.
We’ve posted the photos of all of the models from last weekend’s SVSM 2015 Classic. Thanks to everyone who came out to make the show a big success. See the photos at – SVSM 2015 Classic.
Do not forget about the SVSM Classic 2015 coming up this weekend on Saturday, 11th in Napredak Hall, in San Jose. For details see our contest page.
Today’s update has four naval related albums. First of all we’ve finally posted the last two albums from San Francisco Fleet Week 2012 – USS Preble DDG-88 and HMCS Edmonton MM-703 & HMCS Brandon MM-710 all seen entering SF Bay under the Golden Gate Bridge. We’ve also posted the last two albums from the National Museum of the United States Navy, they are – US 16in/50 Mark II Naval Gun and US 3″/23 Mark XIV Naval Gun.