My Library - Magazine Articles By Don Cassler

Building Forests on the M&K Division

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1990-06
Page:
74
Category:
Scenery - Trees, Shrubs, Bushes
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author describes how to mimic forest-covered mountains using lichen held in place by toothpicks. It is more of an overall effect rather than a foreground solution.

Curves Without Centers

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1979-08
Page:
73
Category:
Track
Description:
This article provides the author's answer to the question of what to do when the center of the curve you're laying out is in the furnace or even outside of the train room? Provides the math and various look-up tables.

M&K Division of the B&O

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1990-06
Page:
60
Category:
Layouts - HO - Large
Scale:
HO
Description:
An upside-down, reverse "F" shape, island-style layout that fills a 27' by 43' basement. The layout was designed as a railfan layout.

Model of the Month

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1979-09
Page:
71
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Scale:
HO
Description:
Model of a modern truck-dump coal loader from a prototype located on the Clinchfield RR.