My Library - Magazine Articles By Eric Lundberg

A Fishbowl Roundhouse

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1978-03
Page:
84
Category:
Structures - Engine Servicing
Scale:
HO
Description:
Building a see-through roundhouse roof to show off the engines inside.

Building the Lamar, Queens & Northern

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1984-12
Page:
122
Category:
Layout Construction
Scale:
HO
Description:
Building a starter 4x8 layout for less than $300 (1984) dollars. Includes benchwork construction, track parts, structures, laying track, ballasting, installing electronics, and scenery work.

Keeping Track

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1978-02
Page:
118
Category:
Layout Construction
Description:
As people operate on the owner's layout, they are requested to make "bad order" signs and locate them near the area where work needs to be done.

Modeling the Ibex Tipple

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1989-07
Page:
94
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author describes how he built the tipple. Includes model and prototype photos, and scale drawings.

Modeling the Matchless Mine

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1989-07
Page:
98
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Scale:
HO
Description:
Modeling a small mine complex. Includes prototype and model photos, including scale drawings.

The Mountain Park Extension

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1989-07
Page:
88
Category:
Layout Construction
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author describes how he extended his layout and the decisions he had to make. Includes a sidebar on how he built the mountains, and another one on how ore is processed. Includes a trackplan of the new area. An interesting modeling idea is how he shows the interior of the mine shaft in the edge of the layout.

Turning the Tables

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1978-11
Page:
130
Category:
Track
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author describes how he retrofitted an Atlas turntable under his upper-level benchwork and built a turntable bridge.

Vic Kuklin's Modern-day Colorado Midland Ry.

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1991-05
Page:
48
Category:
Layouts - HO - Large
Scale:
HO
Description:
This double-decked layout, in the owner's imagination, had the Colorado Midland Railway continuing on to August, 1960. A trackplan and photos of the very nicely-detailed layout accompany the article.