My Library - Magazine Articles By Max Magliaro

Building a Model Railroad Speedometer

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1994-09
Page:
69
Category:
Electronics
Description:
The author describes the workings and the construction of the electronic circuit for measuring the speed of an engine. It works by placing a magnet in a car in the train and two reed switches hidden in the scenery to measure the speed.

Kitbashing a Newsstand

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2009-01
Page:
88
Category:
Structures - Towns/Cities
Scale:
N
Description:
An unused, odd-shaped space on the author's N-scale layout was a perfect spot for a newsstand made from a B&O passenger shelter kit. Includes construction photos and how he made the magazine covers.

Modeling a PRR I1 Class 2-10-0 in N scale

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2007-11
Page:
70
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Scale:
N
Description:
This N-scale Pennsy I1 was kitbashed from a Kato 2-8-2 and a GHQ L1 conversion kit. Minitrix and Con-Cor parts were used for the tender. In this installment the author discusses the prototype engine, the basics of the construction, the mechanism and drivers, the frame modifications, side rods, making blind drivers, and brake shoe hangers. Includes many prototype, and model construction photos.

Modeling a PRR I1 Class 2-10-0 in N scale

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2007-12
Page:
97
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Scale:
N
Description:
In this installment the author covers the construction of the boiler and adding details. Includes two prototype photos, and lots of close-up detail photos of the model under construction.

SP&S 4-6-2 in N Scale Part 1

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2016-03
Page:
62
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Scale:
N
Description:
After covering the history of this locomotive, the article discusses the plan-of-attack, the re-motoring, the frame/chassis modifications, and the trailing truck changes.

SP&S 4-6-2 in N Scale Part 2

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2016-04
Page:
62
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Scale:
N
Description:
In this installment, the author covers the construction of the cab, the pilot, the basic boiler, the smokebox front, and the walkways.

SP&S 4-6-2 in N Scale Part 3

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2016-05
Page:
62
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Scale:
N
Description:
This installment covers making the tender body and underframe, installing the light, and building the drawbar.

SP&S 4-6-2 in N Scale Part 4

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2016-06
Page:
38
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Scale:
N
Description:
This installment covers making the boiler and tender detailing.