My Library - Magazine Articles By Bruce F. Smith

A Military Load for the F22 Gun Flats

Magazine:
The Keystone Modeler 32 March 2006
Page:
35
Category:
Freight Cars - Flat Cars
Scale:
HO
Description:
Transporting large naval guns using these flat cars. The author used Crown Custom Imports' brass models. Includes a prototype, several model photos, and an equipment drawing of the two cars required to carry the load. The author also lists the sources for the gun barrels (i.e the load).

Broadway Limited International GG1 Review

Magazine:
The Keystone Modeler 02 September 2003
Page:
12
Category:
Locomotives - Electric
Scale:
HO
Description:
Although I normally don't list product reviews on these pages, this article covers the history of the prototype, modifications made to the prototype over its long history, and goes into great depth of the electronics in this model.

Building the TM8 (AC&F Type11) Tank Car

Magazine:
The Keystone Modeler 61 August 2008
Page:
16
Category:
Freight Cars - Tank Cars
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author describes how he built this model using a Funaro and Camerlengo model. Includes only model photos.

Crown Custom Imports X30 Boxcar Model

Magazine:
The Keystone Modeler 37 August 2006
Page:
33
Category:
Freight Cars - Box Cars
Scale:
HO
Description:
Includes the prototype history, followed by a description of the product review of the Crown Custom Imports model of this 74-foot 1931 boxcar.

PRRPro Update

Magazine:
The Keystone Modeler 39 October 2006
Page:
22
Category:
Cabooses
Description:
The PRR Project Group (a Yahoo! mailing list) wraps up the group's effort to build PRR N5 series cabin cars. Includes several model photos. Their next project is an FM flat car.

Quick Upgrades for the Walthers B60b

Magazine:
The Keystone Modeler 31 February 2006
Page:
21
Category:
Passenger Cars
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author discusses the changes he made to this model to make it even more accurate. Includes lots of model photos.