My Library - Magazine Articles By Peter Barney

A Small Handcar Shed

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1991-10
Page:
70
Category:
Structures - Trackside
Scale:
O
Description:
This structure is typical, but it is not based on any prototype. It roughly measures 16 by 8 by 10 scale feet (l x w x h). Includes a scale drawing.

Build a Small Gas Station

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1991-05
Page:
82
Category:
Structures - Towns/Cities
Scale:
O
Description:
This small gas station was very common before the era of freeways and can still be found even today. Includes a prototype photo, model photos, and a scale drawing.

Pennsylvania 1893 Heater Boxcar

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1984-06
Page:
88
Category:
Freight Cars - Box Cars
Scale:
O
Description:
These PRR cars were used to transport perishable items during the winter. A heater under the floor prevented the contents from freezing. The author scratchbuilt his model from wood and plastic details. The article also includes a scaled drawing, model photos, construction detail drawings, and a parts list.