My Library - Magazine Articles By Iain Rice

A Central Vermont 2-8-0 in HO Scale

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1999-11
Page:
78
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author took a Bachmann Baldwin 2-8-0 and created an accurate model of the CV's N-5a class Consolidation. Includes prototype photos, construction model photos, parts diagrams, and a materials list. A sound decoder was installed in the tender.

Grand Dreams in 50 Square Feet

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2000-01
Page:
97
Category:
Layout Design
Scale:
O
Description:
Includes prototype narrow gauge photo from 1909.

Roque Bluffs Lightweight Benchwork Part 2

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2003-11
Page:
80
Category:
Layout Construction
Scale:
HO
Description:
Using a spare shelf in a bookcase, the author describes how he built several layouts that fit in the space. This installment covers how to light the shelf, how to make lightweight benchwork, preparing for roadbed and water surfaces, and assembling the benchwork.

Roque Bluffs, Handlaid Turnouts Part 5

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2004-02
Page:
86
Category:
Track
Scale:
HO
Description:
This installment covers how to handlay Proto:87 turnouts. Included are diagrams that describe each part of a turnout, what a check gauge is supposed to check, and how to file points. Lots of photos show tips on handlaying turnouts, verifying your work, and how to lay track for in-street modeling.

The Central Vermont in N-scale

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2000-02
Page:
117
Category:
Layout Design
Scale:
N