My Library - Magazine Articles By Julian Cavalier

Build a Small Substation

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1991-04
Page:
59
Category:
Structures - Homes
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author describes how he built a small substation that provides electricity to a small town or large factory complex using an Atlas signal tower kit (significantly kitbashed, of course).

Building an Inspection Car

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1996-05
Page:
53
Category:
Automobiles
Scale:
HO
Description:
Prototype and model photos of a Ford Model T that was converted into an inspection car. The HO-scale model construction is documented with the parts used to create this model.

Canadian National's Weston Depot

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1972-10
Page:
28
Category:
Structures - Depots/Stations/Yards
Description:
Scale drawings of the depot in Weston, Ontario.

CN's "Circus Cars"

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1972-04
Page:
46
Category:
Freight Cars
Description:
Three boxcars and a cylindrical hopper car were colorfully painted with representative symbols indicating what was carried by that car as part of the company's advertising campaign.

CNR Section Car

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1972-04
Page:
43
Category:
M.O.W. Equipment
Description:
Scale drawings and prototype photo accompany this short article about this Model-T-like car and a flat car.

EBT Steel Frame Caboose

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1974-05
Page:
35
Category:
Cabooses
Description:
Two photos, a brief description, and scaled drawings of the East Broad Top caboose.

EMD 2300-hp SD39 - 1968-70

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1972-11
Page:
36
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Description:
Prototype photos and a scale drawing accompany this brief article about this locomotive.

Great Northern Fire Instruction Car

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1982-03
Page:
69
Category:
Passenger Cars
Description:
This brief article includes scaled drawings of the Great Northern's baggage and express car converted to a training program car.

John Street Tower

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1972-04
Page:
28
Category:
Structures - Track-side Details
Description:
Prototype photos and scale drawings of the tower found on the CN and CP main lines in Toronto.

Modeling a Low Level Arch Bridge

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2002-08
Page:
89
Category:
Structures - Bridges
Scale:
N
Description:
Build the bridge on a diorama and install it on the layout afterwards.

NKP 451-500 Series Bay Window Caboose

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1973-09
Page:
50
Category:
Cabooses
Description:
Many prototype photos (including one interior photo) and scale drawings accompany this brief article.

NYO&W Steel Deck Bridge

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2002-02
Page:
60
Category:
Structures - Bridges
Description:
Prototype photos and scale drawings accompany this article about the bridge near Rome, New York.

OC/CN Side Discharge Ore Car

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1972-11
Page:
51
Category:
Freight Cars - Hoppers
Description:
Includes prototype photos and scale drawings, with on a brief text.

Ontario Northland Caboose

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1972-05
Page:
29
Category:
Cabooses
Description:
Prototype photos and scale drawings of the ON's cabooses numbers 100-105.

Petley

Magazine:
N-Scale 2006-07/08
Page:
37
Category:
Layouts - N - Small
Scale:
N
Description:
A 2-foot by 4-foot, two-level layout of a busy downtown area.

Small Oil Facility

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1991-01
Page:
70
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Scale:
N
Description:
Built from various kit parts, the author describes how he built this structure.

Sulphur Springs Depot

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1996-04
Page:
70
Category:
Structures - Depots/Stations/Yards
Description:
This depot was built by the Tampa Northern Railroad in 1926 in North Tampa, Florida. Prototype photos and scale drawings are included.

Toronto's PCC's

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1972-05
Page:
46
Category:
Trolley
Description:
Prototype photos and scale drawings of these electrified PCC cars built in 1938 for the Toronto Transit Commission. PCC stands for President's Conference Committee.