My Library - Magazine Articles By Patrick Lawson

Canadian Bathtub Gondolas

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1996-03
Page:
64
Category:
Freight Cars - Gondolas
Description:
The article covers the history of CP Rail coal unit trains, shows a roster of the "bathtub" cars, includes prototype photos, and comes with full scale drawings of all sides. Suggestions as to how to model this car are briefly covered for HO and N scale.

Canadian Pacific Railway Banff Station

Magazine:
Model Railroading 2000-12
Page:
34
Category:
Structures - Depots/Stations/Yards

Canadian Pacific Railway Number 1 Oil House

Magazine:
N-Scale 2002-10/11
Page:
27
Category:
Structures
Scale:
N
Description:
N-scale drawings of an oil house.

Canadian Pacific Railway Stand Plan Bridge Warning

Magazine:
N-Scale 2003-05/06
Page:
31
Category:
Scenery - Trackside
Description:
Scale drawings of CPR telltales circa 1919.

Constructing a Simple Spray Booth

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1995-12
Page:
88
Category:
Tools
Description:
Using an old record player, the author builds a spray booth that is useful for those who spray with acrylic paints (solvent-based paints will require a different blower type).

Federal Grain Limited Fertilizer Shed

Magazine:
N-Scale 2003-07/08
Page:
40
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Scale:
N
Description:
Includes N-scale drawings and 3D perspectives, but not much descriptive text.

Kitbash a CP SD40-2F

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1991-12
Page:
96
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Scale:
HO
Description:
This article describes how to build a model of the Canadian Pacific's unusual "Red Barns". It includes prototype and model photos, as well as a parts list. The author used a Rail Power Product's SD60 as the base for this model.

Working Ditch Lights for Modern Diesels

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1992-05
Page:
108
Category:
Electronics
Scale:
HO
Description:
Using fiber optics to install ditch lights in an SD40-2 model.