My Library - Magazine Articles By Dennis Eggert

Building a 1970s Grain Boxcar Fleet Part 6

Magazine:
Chicago & North Western Historical Society Modeler Volume 10, #1
Page:
3
Category:
Freight Cars - Box Cars
Scale:
HO
Description:
This installment covers the M&StL box cars that the C&NW received after the acquisition. Includes model and prototype photos, as well as drawings. The author continues by showing the construction of Red Caboose's 1937 AAR Standard box cars.

Building a 1970s Grain Boxcar Fleet Part 7

Magazine:
Chicago & North Western Historical Society Modeler Volume 10, #2
Page:
10
Category:
Freight Cars - Box Cars
Scale:
HO
Description:
This installment covers modeling former Chicago Great Western cars, which were acquired after 1968. Includes drawings, prototype photos, and a step-by-step guide to building the Kadee PS1 cars used to model these cars.

Modeling a C&NW GP35 Slug Set Part 1

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2011-03
Page:
57
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author used a pair of Kato GP35 locomotives as the base units and a Kato F3 for various parts. The article includes lots of close-up construction photos, several prototype photos, and a materials list.

Modeling a C&NW Slug Set Part II

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2011-04
Page:
77
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Description:
This installment describes how the author built the slug. What is especially interesting is how he made the roof of the model. Includes scale drawings, construction photos, DCC installation, detailing, and painting.

Modeling a Phase II RS-3

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2008-12
Page:
68
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author built this model using an Atlas RS-3 chassis and an undecorated Bowser/Stewart Phase IIa RS-3 shell. Includes prototype, model, and construction photos, as well as a parts list for this superdetailed model.

Scratchbuilding a C&NW Northern Star Station Office

Magazine:
Chicago & North Western Historical Society Modeler Volume 9, #3
Page:
3
Category:
Structures - Depots/Stations/Yards
Scale:
HO
Description:
After describing this mobile-home-style office buildings, the author describes how he built one for his 1976-era layout. Includes prototype photos and drawings, and several model construction photos.