My Library - Magazine Articles By Alexander Zelkin

Getting Better Performance from Your MDC Shay

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1994-03
Page:
92
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Scale:
Sn3
Description:
The author converted a Model Die Casting HO-scale two-truck Shay kit to Sn3 using one of the V&T Shops conversion kits. The kit requires a bit of work to get it to operate well, so he describes what he did to improve the engine.

Old Building, New Techniques

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2006-07
Page:
46
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Scale:
S
Description:
The author built an S-scale logging supply store copying Earl Smallshaw's HO-scale Perkins Produce. He used foam core board and polymer clay to build this structure.

Trackside Photos

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2002-08
Category:
Structures - Engine Servicing
Description:
Degulbeef & Cradding RR's two-truck Shay backs out of her shed before trundling off to work at Port Cradding Harbor. Alexander Zelkin of Le Mans, France, took this photo on his Sn3 diorama.