My Library - Magazine Articles By Keith M. Kohlmann

Adding Operational Interests: Delivering New Diesels

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2010-09
Page:
68
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Scale:
HO
Description:
This article describes how you can model brand new diesel engines being delivered.

An N Scale Depressed Center Flatcar

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2001-08
Page:
76
Category:
Freight Cars - Flat Cars
Scale:
N
Description:
The author uses the GHQ pewter depressed center flat car to model a C&NW car as built in 1928. A prototype photo and several model photos are included, as well as a materials list. This list is necessary, because this article also describes how he built the large transformer load from scratch.

An N Scale Wagontop Covered Hopper

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2000-11
Page:
102
Category:
Freight Cars - Hoppers
Scale:
N
Description:
Using a Fine N-scale Products wagontop box car, the author built a B&O class N-34 two-bay hopper. Includes model, construction, and prototype photos, as well as a parts list.

Bucyrus: One Piece at a Time

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2006-04
Page:
74
Category:
Freight Cars - Milk Cars
Description:
This article is a history of the factory and railroad operations at the Bucyrus-Erie Company in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Includes many photos and a track plan of the facilities.

Detailing a Milwaukee Road 65-foot Mill Gondola

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2010-05
Page:
46
Category:
Freight Cars - Gondolas
Scale:
N
Description:
The author describes how he detailed an Athearn gondola. Includes a prototype photo, and a description of how to adjust the bolsters to support the Micro-Trains or Fox Valley Models trucks.

Easy N Scale Pole Loads

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2004-04
Page:
86
Category:
Freight Car Loads
Scale:
N
Description:
The author models a load of cedar poles used by power and utility companies for his N-scale gondola and a flat car with stakes. A prototype photo is included, as well as a parts list for the styrene cradle used to hold the poles during transit.

Lowering InterMountain N-scale Boxcars

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2000-03
Page:
83
Category:
Freight Cars - Box Cars
Scale:
N

Modeling an Auto Loading Facility

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2003-07
Page:
92
Category:
Freight Cars - Autorack
Description:
Many prototype photos set mostly in the 1960s. The article shows how cars were transported and loaded. There is an aerial photo of the Bain auto loading facility. A trackplan of this facility is also included.

Modeling Two C&NW Cabooses

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2003-02
Page:
86
Category:
Cabooses
Scale:
N
Description:
Includes prototype and model photos and materials list. The cars modeled are numbers 10908 and 10357.

Realistic N Scale Pole Lines

Magazine:
Model Railroader 2000-02
Page:
93
Category:
Scenery - Trackside
Scale:
N
Description:
Using Atlas telephone poles as the basis for a six-arm telegraph pole.