My Library - Magazine Articles By Bill Pearce

Bill Pearce on Ballast

Magazine:
N Scale Railroading 2004-09/10
Page:
42
Category:
Track
Scale:
N
Description:
Step-by-step instructions on how the author ballasts his flextrack. There are also lots of prototype photos included with the article.

Detail N Scale Santa Fe PAs

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2005-02
Page:
82
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Scale:
N
Description:
Covers removing molded-on grab irons, installing stirrup steps, adding m.u. receptacles and hoses, installing grab irons, painting, and weathering the Kato PA-1 and PB-1 units. Includes a parts list.

Express Reefer from Troop Sleeper in N

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2005-12
Page:
62
Category:
Freight Cars
Scale:
N
Description:
The author creates a postwar express car from a Micro-Trains troop sleeper, much like the prototype did. Includes prototype photos and detailed instructions about how to do the conversion.

Out of the Rubble

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1999-11
Page:
70
Category:
Layouts - N - Large
Scale:
N
Description:
This 20 by 22 foot layout is set in 1950 following the Raton Pass of the Santa Fe's New Mexico Division. It has just under 300 feet of mainline running. The layout was started after the owner couldn't one turnout to work on his previous layout. He wound up tearing it all out and starting over again.