My Library - Magazine Articles By John Edwards

Digital Photography for Model Railroaders

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2003-04
Page:
73
Category:
Photography & Videography
Description:
Describes the (then) current state of digital cameras, and includes quite a bit of information about the basics of photography, such as depth-of-field, lenses, white balance, and how to manipulate digital photos after they have been copied to the computer.

Hard Coal and the Wyoming Division

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2007-12
Page:
56
Category:
Layouts - HO - Large
Scale:
HO
Description:
This article focuses on a portion of Harold Werthwein's layout that features moving coal. The layout fills most of the 35 x 85-foot basement. Included with the article are lots of photos and a diagram of the part of the layout discussed in the text.

Installing Sound Decoders in Diesel Locomotives

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2002-09
Page:
94
Category:
DCC
Description:
Sountraxx decoders for HO, S, and O scale. Installation descriptions for Proto 2000 E-unit, Stewart FT, Proto 2000 GP7/9, Kato SD45, Proto 2000 FB-1, Atlas GP40, and Athearn S70.

The New Numark Valley

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2008-10
Page:
44
Category:
Layouts - HO - Large
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author visits Bill Kupiec's layout. An article about Bill's previous layout appeared in the September 2001 issue of RMC. Bill moved and his new covers 15 by 42 feet. The freelanced, almost completed layout is modeled after railroads that moved anthracite from eastern Pennsylvania to New York City and New Jersey.