My Library - Magazine Articles By Merk Hobson

Caboose Servicing Facilities

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1978-08
Page:
72
Category:
Structures - Engine Servicing
Description:
This article describes these kinds of structures for the Milwaukee Road, the ATSF, and the Wabash. Includes photos and scale drawings.

The Transformation of a Caboose

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1976-08
Page:
46
Category:
Cabooses
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author found a Chicago & Great Western caboose sitting on a siding somewhere. Then a year later found that it was renovated, had its cupola removed. So, he decided to scratchbuilt one out of wood and styrene (includes information about how to bond wood to styrene). Includes prototype photos, scaled drawings, detail drawings, and some construction and completion photos.