My Library - Magazine Articles By Dick Scott

Bromine Tank Car

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2001-02
Page:
82
Category:
Freight Cars - Tank Cars
Description:
This brief article describes the prototype car, which includes one prototype photo and scaled drawings.

Build a Bromine Car

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2001-02
Page:
74
Category:
Freight Cars - Tank Cars
Scale:
O
Description:
The author described how he scratchbuilt this short tank car. The article contains lots of construction photos and diagrams, as well as a parts list.

Cast Your Own Urban Structures

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2001-07
Page:
70
Category:
Structures - Towns/Cities
Scale:
O
Description:
The author describes his inexpensive technique for making molds to build repetitive large structures to model the urban tall buildings. Step-by-step photos show how to make the mold and then pour the castings from Hydrocal.

No Kit? No Problem!

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2003-04
Page:
78
Category:
Structures - Depots/Stations/Yards
Scale:
O
Description:
The author scratchbuilt the Louisville & Nashville depot in Limestone Springs, Kentucky. Construction of the windows and the odd-shaped roof are shown in close-up photos. Includes a materials list and a prototype photo.

Scratchbuilding a Mixed-train Combine

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2006-02
Page:
78
Category:
Passenger Cars
Scale:
O
Description:
This car has a baggage compartment in the center and two segregate passenger compartments. Includes parts list and many detailed construction photos and scale diagrams.

Styrene to Streamliner

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2004-01
Page:
86
Category:
Passenger Cars
Scale:
O
Description:
The author takes a step-by-step approach as he describes how he scratchbuilt a Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis' 4-roomette, 5-bedroom, 1-compartment, 4-section sleeping car Florida Sunset (Pullman-Standard floor plan no. 4196, built in December 1954). Includes lots of detailed photos and part drawings, as well as a parts list.