Building a working handcar in 7/8" scale

Videos of the finished handcar
Part 1 of a two-part series by Eric Schade starts in the October 2016 issue. Learn how he scratchbuilt a 7/8" scale handcar. Eric has shared videos of his work.

The first handcar
The second handcar that ran at the East Coast Large Scale Train Show.

Part 2 adds the figure, paint, and details to finish the project. This video shows the handcar touring the W&Q.

Touring the W&Q

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