My Library - Magazine Articles By Al Buchan

Class GS Work Equipment

Magazine:
The Keystone Modeler 04 November 2003
Category:
M.O.W. Equipment
Description:
A brief article about the GS gondola as work equipment.

Duffy's Cut Marker Dedication

Magazine:
The Keystone Vol 37 No.4 Winter 2004
Page:
16
Category:
Pennsylvania Railroad
Description:
A transcript of the speech PRRT&HS president Al Buchan gave that the marker dedication ceremony.

Editor's Favorite 60 Photos

Magazine:
The Keystone Modeler 60 July 2008
Page:
10
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:
Various photos covering N, HO, S, O, and G-scale models.

Overview of the NX23 Class

Magazine:
The Keystone Modeler 32 March 2006
Page:
27
Category:
Cabooses
Description:
75 X23 class boxcars were converted to cabin cars in 1943. Article includes roster, equipment diagram, and prototype photos (including interior)

PRR System Class vs. AAR Mechanical Designation

Magazine:
The Keystone Modeler 03 October 2003
Category:
Pennsylvania Railroad

PRRPro Class X31 Preliminary Feature

Magazine:
The Keystone Modeler 60 July 2008
Page:
35
Category:
Freight Cars - Box Cars
Scale:
HO
Description:
Includes only model photos.

Rail Renewal Part 1

Magazine:
Model Railroading 1995-07
Page:
43
Category:
Track
Description:
This series is about how rail is replaced. This installment covers how rail is manufactured, covers rail height, weight, and length, quality of rail, rail failures, Sperry rail service, determining when rail is to be renewed, how rail is shipped, and prototype and model work trains. Includes prototype photos, a table converting model rail codes to scale rail heights and PRR and AREA rail weight to physical height, and a table on rail classification.

The Earlier Gondola Fleet

Magazine:
The Keystone Modeler 02 September 2003
Page:
12
Category:
Freight Cars - Gondolas
Description:
This brief article covers the two gondola's the PRR had before the GR class of gondola's.

The Kadee® PS-2 and the class H34

Magazine:
The Keystone Modeler 07 February 2004
Page:
15
Category:
Freight Cars - Hoppers
Description:
Prototype photos and drawing about the H34.

The Landscapes of the PRR Part 4-2A

Magazine:
The Keystone Modeler 31 February 2006
Page:
6
Category:
Pennsylvania Railroad
Description:
This part of the Natural Regions and Terrain covers the Coastal Plain Province.

The Landscapes of the PRR Part 4-2B

Magazine:
The Keystone Modeler 32 March 2006
Page:
7
Category:
Pennsylvania Railroad
Description:
Discusses and shows the topography of the state of Pennsylvania with an emphasis on The Piedmont.

The Unforgettable Class T1

Magazine:
The Keystone Modeler 05 December 2003
Category:
Locomotives - Steam

Work Equipment Class GR, GRa, and FGRa

Magazine:
The Keystone Modeler 03 October 2003
Category:
M.O.W. Equipment
Description:
Prototype photos of these cars as work equipment.