My Library - Magazine Articles By John Riddell

Canadian National's 30-foot Twin Hoppers

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1996-10
Page:
61
Category:
Freight Cars - Hoppers
Description:
This article is mostly about the prototype hoppers owned by the Canadian National, including the Grand Trunk, Grand Trunk Western, and Central Vermont railroads. The article is accompanied by a table describing the original construction roster, scaled diagrams, comparison chart comparing the PRR GLa, B&O N-12, and USRA-spec twin hoppers, table of hoppers in service by year, and many prototype photos. The article concludes with how to model this car in HO- or O-scale.

CP Rail 1929-built Steel Boxcars

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2016-12
Page:
44
Category:
Freight Cars - Box Cars
Description:
The development and history of this 40-foot car, of which there were 7,500, with some lasting into the 1970s. Includes many prototype photos.

Fowler Stock Cars

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1991-11
Page:
99
Category:
Freight Cars - Stock Cars
Description:
Many different railroad's stock cars are covered in this article, each accompanied by at least one prototype photo.

PRR class GLa hopper car: HO scale

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2002-07
Page:
102
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author reviews the HO-scale GLa hopper kits produced by Bowser after a description of the prototype cars. Includes one model and one prototype photo.

PRR H30 Covered Hopper

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2012-01
Page:
92
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
HO
Description:
Product review of the HO-scale by Rail Shop, which starts off with prototype information about this car, and then covers the construction of the kit.

PRR H30 Covered Hopper Model: HO Scale

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2014-02
Page:
84
Category:
Freight Cars - Hoppers
Scale:
HO
Description:
This is a product review of the Bowser model. It also includes quite a bit of history on the prototype car, including the N&W similar cars. Includes one model photo of the completed car.