My Library - Magazine Articles By Dean Foster

Build a Baby Opera Window Center-Beam Flatcar

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2002-08
Page:
84
Category:
Freight Cars - Flat Cars
Scale:
HO
Description:
For transporting lumber.

Kitbashing EMD's GP39-2

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1984-12
Page:
80
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Scale:
HO
Description:
Cover photo of a fantastic snow setting for this locomotive. Article includes prototype photos of Delaware & Hudson # 7415, #7604, and #7615. Many close-up photos of how to detail this model. The author started with Athearn GP-35s.

Paper-leafed Deciduous Trees

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1978-09
Page:
42
Category:
Scenery - Trees, Shrubs, Bushes
Scale:
HO
Description:
Using punchings from check-cancelling machines in banks, the author makes leafs for his trees. The tree trunks are made from natural plant materials.

Stringing Telephone Wires

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1979-07
Page:
64
Category:
Scenery - Trackside
Scale:
HO
Description:
The describes how he added telephone wire to his modular diorama using "invisible thread". The article also covers his method for construction the poles and a handy tool for unrolling the thread spool.