My Library - Magazine Articles By David Leider

Building a Decorative Platform Lamp

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2002-02
Page:
88
Category:
Structures - Depots/Stations/Yards
Scale:
HO
Description:
This articles describes how to scratchbuild a station lamp that fits the 1920s or later as it was found at the Soo Line Waupaca, Wisconsin station.

Building a Spray Paint Booth

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2004-09
Page:
58
Category:
Tools
Description:
This brief article covers the construction of a simple wooden box with some shelves and a 30" range hood for ventilation to the outside.

Modeling Soo Line 2600-series Milk Cars

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2007-01
Page:
66
Category:
Freight Cars - Refrigerator Cars
Scale:
HO
Description:
These ten cars were built in 1924. The author built his model from a flat car kit, a roof from another kit, and scratchbuilt the main body. Many prototype and model construction photos, as well as scale drawings are included.

Pickle Salting Stations

Magazine:
Chicago & North Western Historical Society Modeler Volume 9, #2
Page:
42
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Description:
This article describes salting stations, and how specialty rail cars were involved. Includes prototype and model photos.

The Waupaca-Green Bay Rwy. Enginehouse

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2011-02
Page:
53
Category:
Structures - Engine Servicing
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author describes how he built this two-stall, multi-level roundhouse. Includes scale diagrams and prototype photos.