My Library - Magazine Articles By Philip H. Mott

Better-running N Scale Switchers

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1988-02
Page:
96
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Scale:
N
Description:
N-scale 0-4-0 and 0-6-0 steam switchers can be very troublesome to run, especially over insulated frog turnouts. The author describes how he adds wipers to the middle set of drivers on these engines (Model Power, Life-Like, and Atlas). His experience show a dramatic improvement in the running characteristics of these engines.

Constant Directional Lighting for N Scale Steam Engines

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1991-05
Page:
69
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Scale:
N
Description:
The author describes how he installed directional lighting in a Model Power 0-6-0. Includes construction photos and drawings.