My Library - Magazine Articles By C.R. Yungkurth

Erie RR Gantry Crane

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1985-10
Page:
76
Category:
Structures - Track-side Details
Description:
Small cranes like these could be found at medium to large freight stations on team tracks. They were used to unload materials from flat or gondola cars onto other flat or gondola cars or onto local freight trucks. The prototype model described here was found at the Erie RR track at the Calumet Iron Works. Scale drawings and overhead truck design diagrams are included.

Lackawanna Wheel Crane

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1981-08
Page:
96
Category:
Structures - Track-side Details
Description:
This small crane was once used by the Lackawanna railroad in a small car-repair facility near a large yard. Includes one prototype photo and scaled drawings.

Searchlight Signals

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1983-01
Page:
111
Category:
Scenery - Lights
Description:
Prototype photos, scale drawings, model construction, and explanation of functionality of one, two, and three-light signals.