My Library - Magazine Articles By Bill Wade

0-4-0T Porter Part I

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1997-06/07
Page:
28
Category:
Locomotives - 0-4-0T
Scale:
S
Description:
The author starts building the Backwoods Miniatures' kit, which is based on a freelanced design. It shows the kit's parts, a few early construction photos, and photos of the company's other locomotives.

0-4-0T Porter Part II

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1997-08/09
Page:
31
Category:
Locomotives - 0-4-0T
Scale:
S
Description:
The article continues by working on the super-structure of the kit, building the cab, and their detailing.

15th National Narrow Gauge Convention

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-10
Page:
27
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:
Photos and a brief summary of the convention.

Almost Heaven! Cass, West Virginia

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-08
Page:
17
Category:
Railroads
Description:
A visit to the Cass Scenic Railroad. Several prototype photos.

Are You In The Mood?

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1996-02
Page:
4
Category:
Model Railroad Philosophy
Description:
Consider period music to put you in the mood for modeling, or to enhance the overall experience of your layout.

August 15, 1945... President Truman Has Just Announced... The War is Over!

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-08
Page:
23
Category:
Scenery - People & Animals
Scale:
S
Description:
Using a 1:35 scale figure to model a town's statue dedicated to the war heroes of WWII.

BenchTest

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1991-12/01
Page:
8
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
Reviewed are Realistic Cedar Shingles by Sierra Scale Models, Northwoods Green Trees by Timberline Designs, the C&S Jefferson Depot kit by P-B-L, Flatcar Loads by Stewart Locomotive Works, S Scale Rule by the Cuyahoga Valley S Gauge Association, Lionel Hobbyist Advertisements by Lionel Trains, and the PRR 2-10-0 by Omnicon Scale Models (reviewed by Dick Karnes).

Best of the Best

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1996-10
Page:
13
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:
Where are the entry-level, below-$20, products in S-scale?

Building the Berlyn Locomotive Works C&S Type II Coal Car

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1997-02/03
Page:
29
Category:
Freight Cars - Gondolas
Scale:
Sn3
Description:
The author briefly covers the prototype car, then reviews what can be found in the Berlyn kit, and finally describes the actual building of the kit. Includes model and construction photos.

CAD is no longer a Cad!

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1996-02
Page:
14
Category:
Model Railroads and Computers
Description:
Computer Aided Design is now an integral part of the manufacturing of model railroad products.

Change Times... Changing Tunes... Sometimes!

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-12
Page:
14
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Scale:
S
Description:
An editorial about how people used to complaint about things not being available in S-scale. Now that more products are available, people still complain.

Conventions - 1994

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Buyers' Guide 1994-10
Page:
23
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
The author reports on the 1994 NMRA convention, the 1994 NASG Convention, and the 1994 National Narrow Gauge Convention. Several photos are included, including the contest winners in the NASG Convention.

DCC and Me Part I

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1996-06
Page:
31
Category:
Electronics
Description:
The author introducing himself and the reader to the new world of DCC. This installment covers a lot of the common terminology used.

DCC and Me Part II

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1996-08
Page:
26
Category:
Electronics
Description:
In this installment, the author installs the components of the Wangrow Electronics System One DCC system.

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1997-08/09
Page:
12
Category:
Model Railroad Philosophy
Description:
What kinds of questions are faced by those who enter the model railroading hobby?

Detail The Tail

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1989-12/01
Page:
36
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how to super-detail the back end of an F-unit locomotive, a section that is often overlooked. Includes a photo, drawings, and a parts list.

Detailing American Model's Passenger-Car Trucks

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1991-10/11
Page:
25
Category:
Passenger Cars
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he super-details the rather bland American Models passenger car trucks. Includes a diagrams, a couple of model photos, and a parts list.

Detailing the Hartoy Trucks Part II

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Buyers' Guide 1994-01
Page:
11
Category:
Scenery - Vehicles
Scale:
S
Description:
This installment covers adding details such as exhaust and connections for the trailer. Includes several model photos.

Diesel Detailing Part 1

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1998-02/03
Page:
27
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Scale:
S
Description:
This installment covers using B.T.S. detailing parts to super-detail the pilot of an American Models GP9. Includes one prototype photo.

Diesel Detailing Part 2

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1998-08/09
Page:
31
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Scale:
S
Description:
This installment covers detailing a diesel engine's cab.

Downtown Deco's Blue Angel Smoke Shop/Lou's Tattoo Parlor

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1997-08/09
Page:
34
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes the construction process of the double-store downtown building.

Flat Car Loads

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-10
Page:
33
Category:
Freight Car Loads
Scale:
S
Description:
Using the HO-scale Tichy Train Group kit #3056 Cement Pipe Flat Car Load on an S-scale car.

Flat Car Loads Part I

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-04
Page:
32
Category:
Freight Car Loads
Scale:
S
Description:
This installment covers how to model a load-that-was, i.e. what remains after a load has been recently removed from the car.

Flat Car Loads Part II

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-06
Page:
28
Category:
Freight Car Loads
Scale:
S
Description:
Covered machinery loads from Stewart Locomotive Works.

Flat Car Loads Part III

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-08
Page:
30
Category:
Freight Car Loads
Scale:
S
Description:
This article is also a product review of the Building & Structure company's laser-cut low-profile crate used as a flat car load.

Getting 'In the Chips'

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1997-02/03
Page:
16
Category:
Freight Cars - Woodchip
Scale:
S
Description:
A brief overview of the wood chip hopper car, and then more in-depth about how to model such a car in S-scale using an American Models two-bay hopper. Included prototype and model photos, as well as many construction photos and a parts list.

Growth of the Scale

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1998-08/09
Page:
15
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Scale:
S
Description:
How can we encourage people into the hobby of model railroading, and, specifically, into S-scale? The author offers a few ideas.

Hail to the Engineer

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1996-10
Page:
4
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:
For the 1996 U.S. Presidential election, the editor proposes finding one who is a model railroader, because many of our skills apply to that job.

Horseshoe Curve 1995

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-08
Page:
32
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
A review of the 1995 NASG Convention in Altoona, Pennsylvania. Includes a number of contest model photos.

In Search of Steam Donkeys

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1996-10
Page:
34
Category:
Product Review
Description:
A review of the book.

It Ain't Prototypically Correct!

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1998-06/07
Page:
28
Category:
Freight Cars
Description:
Capacity data and actual wheels used on prototype cars can be inconsistent.

Kitbashing a Mail-storage Car Part I

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-02
Page:
18
Category:
Passenger Cars
Scale:
S
Description:
The author builds a UP baggage car from American Models cars. The article describes how he did it, and includes construction photos and drawings, as well as a parts list.

Kitbashing A Mail-storage Car Part II

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-04
Page:
22
Category:
Passenger Cars
Scale:
S
Description:
This installment covers the underbody detailing, installing diaphragms, and painting and lettering the model. Includes detail diagrams for the underbody piping and parts installation, the making of several detail parts, and a few photos.

Layout Unlimited's Steel Coils

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-12
Page:
30
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
Steel coil loads made out of injection-molded styrene, and a rack specifically made for an American Flyer gondola.

Mainstreeter Models' Gondola Load

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1997-10/11
Page:
35
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
The scrap metal load was included with the gondola the company sold, but it is also available separately.

Modeling Track

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Buyers' Guide 1994-04
Page:
21
Category:
Track
Scale:
S
Description:
The article covers how rail size is related to rail weight, how that relates to rail height in the model, and what is recommended for laying S-scale track. Also covered are weathering rail, applying ballast, fish plates, switch details, and switch stands.

Modern Modeling

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-04
Page:
19
Category:
Automobiles
Scale:
S
Description:
Information about how to model railroad trailers (i.e. those of semi-trucks) in S-scale. Includes several model and prototype photos.

Mr. Plaster's Paster Products

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1996-02
Page:
31
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
Several HO-scale loads and crates are available from Mr. Plaster that are usable in S-scale.

Narrow Budget Narrow Gauge

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Buyers' Guide 1994-10
Page:
36
Category:
Model Railroad Philosophy
Scale:
Sn3
Description:
Why would we want to model a narrow gauge?

Narrow Budget Narrow Gauge

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Buyers' Guide 1994-12
Page:
26
Category:
Freight Cars - Hoppers
Scale:
Sn3
Description:
The author kitbashes Model Die Casting's HO-scale three-bay hoppers as reasonable models of the EBT Sn3 cars.

Narrow Budget Narrow Gauge

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-02
Page:
30
Category:
Freight Cars - Flat Cars
Scale:
Sn3
Description:
Scratchbuilding a freelanced Sn3 flat car. Includes construction photos, diagrams, and a parts list.

Narrow Budget Narrow Gauge

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-04
Page:
29
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Scale:
S
Description:
This column covers narrow-gauge critters, including the ones that are available, and ones that can be kitbashed. Includes several model photos.

Narrow Budget Narrow Gauge

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-06
Page:
29
Category:
Freight Cars - Flat Cars
Scale:
Sn3
Description:
Modified flat cars that were used for hauling logs, based on the scratchbuilt car documented in the February 1995 issue of this magazine.

Narrow Budget Narrow Gauge

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1996-08
Page:
31
Category:
Locomotives - Industrial Switcher
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes an industrial critter that was scratchbuilt that he got in a trade.

Narrow Gauge Convention

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1996-10
Page:
20
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:
The author reports on what took place at the 1996 Sixteenth National Narrow Gauge Convention in Durango, Colorado. The event was so large that it required two locations. Includes a photo of Doug Jolly's Sn3 Modeler Award-winning "Silver Star Mine" (also won third-place in the Module category).

Narrow Gauge Narrow Budget

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1996-06
Page:
15
Category:
Layouts - S
Scale:
Sn3
Description:
Russ Haigh's 20"-gauge mine tram is covered in this article, which uses N-scale power. Includes several photos of the briefcase-sized layout.

National Conventions of 1997

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1997-10/11
Page:
18
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
The author recounts his visits to the 1997 NMRA, NASG, and Narrow Gauge Conventions. Includes photos taken at the shows.

Nineteenth Annual Fall S Fast An Interesting Event

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Buyers' Guide 1994-12
Page:
19
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
A report with a few photos taken at the annual show.

Ninth National Sn3 Symposium

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Buyers' Guide 1994-07
Page:
17
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
Sn3
Description:
A report and some photos taken at the event.

NMRA/NASG Joint Convention

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1989 #5 October
Page:
22
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
The 1990 NASG Convention will have an opportunity to expose non-S modelers to our scale, or so the author speculates.

Old Pullman Track

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Buyers' Guide 1993-04
Page:
16
Category:
Track
Scale:
S
Description:
B.T.S. is the exclusive dealer for this brand of code 100 rail track.

On3 to S

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1997-10/11
Page:
27
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Scale:
S
Description:
The story of how to convert a Flying Zoo On3 2-6-0 to standard-gauge S-scale. The work was done by outside contractors. Includes several photos of the completed model.

Ophir Section Car Shed & Depot Outhouse

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1996-06
Page:
36
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
The author reviews the two kits made by banta modelworks (they are sold together in one box).

Photos from Poughkeepsie

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Buyers' Guide 1994-12
Page:
21
Category:
Layouts - S
Scale:
S
Description:
The author visits Stan Stokrocki's L-shaped, 25-foot long, modular layout, and Bill Marks' layouts. Includes photos of both, and a track plan of Stan's layout.

Plentiful Pallets

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-10
Page:
24
Category:
Scenery
Scale:
S
Description:
How to scratchbuild wooden pallets.

Possibilities

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1990-02/03
Page:
6
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Scale:
S
Description:
Al Westerfield indicated to the author that they can produce S-scale flat kits that they have already done in HO-scale, if the demand is there.

Possibilities

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1990-04/05
Page:
10
Category:
Passenger Cars
Scale:
S
Description:
Consider using etching brass to create your own passenger car sides that could be mounted to an American Models car body.

Possibilities

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1990-10/11
Page:
49
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Scale:
S
Description:
Helping manufacturers with prototype data, so that a particular model could possibly be produced.

Possibilities

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1991-04/05
Page:
48
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Description:
The idea of bringing wanna-be manufacturers with money together with manufacturers short on cashflow.

Possibilities

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1991-12/01
Page:
53
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Scale:
S
Description:
Small plastic manufacturing companies could be turned into producing model railroad products, if we provide them with the necessary data; the company doesn't have to be a pure model railroading-only company.

Possibilities

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1992-02/03
Page:
55
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Scale:
S
Description:
What S needs is a distributor, to help cut down on the amount of time cottage industry manufacturers have to spend on "administrivia".

Possibilities

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1992-04/05
Page:
55
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Scale:
S
Description:
What benefit would an S-scale distributor have to the community?

Possibilities

Magazine:
3/16 "S"cale Railroading 1992-06/07
Page:
55
Category:
Model Railroad Philosophy
Scale:
Sn3
Description:
Sn3 needs an affordable steam locomotive to attract modelers that are turned-off by the high cost of brass models.

Practice Makes Perfect

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1997-06/07
Page:
12
Category:
Model Railroad Philosophy
Description:
Hardly anyone is born with model-building talent, so we all must learn how to do it. What else is required?

Procrastination

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-08
Page:
14
Category:
Model Railroad Philosophy
Description:
How to handle it, and how to overcome it by pushing projects along just a little at a time.

Publisher's Message

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-02
Page:
4
Category:
Model Railroad Magazines
Scale:
S
Description:
This is the first issue under the new name. "S/Sn3 Buyer's Guide" has been renamed to "S/Sn3 Modeling Guide".

Publisher's Message

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-06
Page:
4
Category:
Model Railroad Magazines
Description:
The publisher talks about burn-out in publishing a regular magazine.

Publisher's Message

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-08
Page:
4
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Scale:
S
Description:
The June 1995 Model Railroader had a 8-page section in the middle of the magazine all about what is available in S-scale at that moment. The author is encouraging all to take advantage of this and help continue to promote and grow S-scale.

Publisher's Message

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-10
Page:
4
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Scale:
S
Description:
The publisher writes about what they did over the summer to improve the S/Sn3 Modeling Guide, started BTS Distributing, and new BTS structures.

Publisher's Message

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1997-10/11
Page:
4
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:
The Pop Valve returns in this issue, and the noted losses of famous people.

Publisher's Message

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1998-02/03
Page:
4
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Scale:
S
Description:
A review of the author's companies' accomplishments for 1997, and concern for the Asia products due to their financial woes.

Publisher's Message

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1998-06/07
Page:
4
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes what they went through buying Master Creations' product line, and discusses the future of this magazine.

Railmaster Exports' 1938 Chevy Coupe Convertible

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Buyers' Guide 1994-04
Page:
24
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
A review of the construction of this two-door passenger car kit. Includes a photo of the kit parts and of the completed model.

Railmaster Exports' 23 Ton Sn3 Boxcab Diesel

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Buyers' Guide 1994-01
Page:
19
Category:
Locomotives - Industrial Switcher
Scale:
S
Description:
The author reviews the kit of this 2.75"-long locomotive, powered by a NWSL PDT. Includes kit and final-model photos, and a copy of the kit's scale drawing.

Railroadin' on the Internet

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1996-02
Page:
27
Category:
Model Railroads and Computers
Description:
A (dated) update article on new web sites and e-mail addresses available.

Railroading' on the Internet

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-10
Page:
28
Category:
Model Railroads and Computers
Description:
A review of what is available on the Internet in 1995 for model railroading resources. Includes a sidebar on Web terminology.

Railway Express Agency Tractor-Trailer

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1996-10
Page:
32
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
The author reviews the Hartoy Mack BM tractor and the Fruehauf Aerovan 22' trailer.

Remember With Respect

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-04
Page:
12
Category:
Railroading Stories
Description:
Remembering the 50th anniversary of the end of WWII, the author reviews the people and companies that suffered due to the war.

Respect Through Knowledge

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1998-02/03
Page:
15
Category:
Model Railroad Philosophy
Description:
So, why doesn't model railroading receive the same level of respect as other pastimes?

Ridgehill Scale Models' Dynamite / Storage Shed

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1996-04
Page:
37
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
A review of this first structure kit by the company.

S-Helpers Service's EMD SW-9 Switcher

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1998-04/05
Page:
33
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes the prototype SW-9 switcher, and covers how to spot the difference between it and the SW-1200 model that followed it. Includes photos of the interior and exterior of the S-Helper Service's model.

S/Sn3 Buyer's Guide and Living Catalog

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Buyers' Guide 1993-04
Page:
3
Category:
Model Railroad Magazines
Scale:
S
Description:
The editor introduces the first issue of this magazine, why there are punched holes on the pages, and what is included in this issue.

Say What? Communicate!

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1998-04/05
Page:
15
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Scale:
S
Description:
Telling manufacturers what you would like for them to produce requires precision, including a specific acceptable price range.

Shiloh's Lighted Signals

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-10
Page:
44
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
This is a review of the two-light standard target, model no. SS7, featuring green-over-red. The mast is a scale six inches in diameter and 21.5 feet high.

Short Dreams

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1997-10/11
Page:
14
Category:
Railroads
Description:
Consider modeling a shortline, if you are short on model railroading resources (time, money, space, etc.).

Spring "S" Spree

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-06
Page:
31
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S

Spring 'S' Spree

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1997-06/07
Page:
23
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
A brief summary of the event, and several photos taken there.

Spring S Spree

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1996-06
Page:
16
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
The author reports on the show. There were two layouts and Russ Haige's Sn20 layout in operation. Includes several photos, including new-product ones.

Spring Spree '94

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Buyers' Guide 1994-07
Page:
19
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
A report and some photos taken at the event.

The Berlyn Locomotive Works' Sn3 C&S Type II Stock Car Kit

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-08
Page:
41
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
Sn3
Description:
A review of the construction of this kit.

The Color of Flesh

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1996-04
Page:
14
Category:
Scenery - People & Animals
Description:
Just what is the color of "flesh"?

The Dreaded Deposit

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-06
Page:
12
Category:
Model Railroad Manufacturers
Description:
What it actually takes, financially, to produce a brass piece of equipment.

The Eleventh Sn3 Symposium

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1996-04
Page:
20
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
A review of the 1996 Sn3 Symposium held in San Diego, California by the San Diego Sn3 Fellowship.

The Gas Electric Known as M-1 Part 1

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1998-04/05
Page:
27
Category:
Locomotives - Electric
Scale:
Sn3
Description:
The author describes the prototype and the Railmaster Exports kit of the East Broad Top's gas-electric motorcar. Includes several prototype photos and model construction photos, with copies of the instruction sheet's drawing.

The Great Layouts

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-10
Page:
14
Category:
Model Railroad Philosophy
Description:
What makes a layout "great"?

The Real McCoy

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1998-06/07
Page:
15
Category:
Painting & Weathering
Description:
Various conditions and scenarios may lead us to think a model's color should be one way, but it really wasn't in the prototype. The author offers reasons why.

The Tenth Sn3 Symposium

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-02
Page:
37
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
Sn3
Description:
A report of the Sn3 annual show in Arizona. Includes manufacturers' reports and some photos.

Tomalco's Sn3 Turnout

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1996-10
Page:
33
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
Sn3

Tour the Penn-Southern Railroad

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Buyers' Guide 1994-07
Page:
20
Category:
Layouts - S
Scale:
S
Description:
A visit with Carl Vanvick who had recently switched from HO- to S-scale. The proto-freelance layout takes up the entire 2,700sqft basement. He kept his previously layout's benchwork when switching to S. The article includes many photos, and basic track plan diagram.

Twelfth Annual Sn3 Symposium

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1997-04/05
Page:
30
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
Sn3
Description:
The author provides a report and photos of this annual event.

U.S.R.A. Single-Sheathed Boxcars and Stock Cars

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1996-12
Page:
34
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
The author reviews the two new models brought out by S-Helper Service.

Virginia's Prank

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1996-12
Page:
31
Category:
Structures - Homes
Scale:
S
Description:
How to build an outhouse from scratch. Includes photos and diagrams.

Whether to Weather

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1999-03/04
Page:
15
Category:
Painting & Weathering
Scale:
S
Description:
Should you really weather your models? If so, how? The author gives some tips and suggestions.

Wood-Side Refrigerator Car

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1996-10
Page:
35
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
A thorough review of the Crown Models' reefer car.

Writing for the SBG

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Buyers' Guide 1994-12
Page:
37
Category:
Model Railroad Magazines
Scale:
S
Description:
Tips and instructions for how to prepare, write, and send an article to this magazine.