My Library - Magazine Articles By Charles Derus

CP Rail's 89'-4" Flat Cars Protofile 66

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1994-01
Page:
103
Category:
Freight Cars - Flat Cars
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author describes how he modeled this long car using two MDC No. 1280 undecorated 60-foot flat cars.

Modeling an Illinois Central Boxcar

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2005-03
Page:
65
Category:
Freight Cars - Box Cars
Scale:
HO
Description:
Building a replica of the IC's 11280 boxcar. Mostly text, not many step-by-step photos.

Protofile: Modeling a U.S. Leasing Airslide Covered Hopper part 62

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1991-10
Page:
71
Category:
Freight Cars - Hoppers
Scale:
HO
Description:
This article covers the Rock Island covered hopper, and the author shows how he modeled one starting with a Eastern Car Works Airslide covered hopper kit. Includes model and prototype photos, as well as one drawing.