My Library - Magazine Articles By Preston Cook

Electro-Motive's Models

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2007-12
Page:
80
Category:
Railroads
Description:
EMD created various-sized models to communicate within the company and with the general public how the full-sized models operated and were constructed. The also had their own HO-scale layout to help employees train.

EMD Designed Diesel Shops

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2008-04
Page:
60
Category:
Structures - Engine Servicing
Description:
EMD helped design several railroads' engine servicing shops. Includes many prototype photos.

Ice Cream: A Can, a Bottle, and a Bucket

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2011-09
Page:
68
Category:
Structures
Description:
How to model structures from the 1930s and 1940s whose shape matched the kinds of items they sold, such as an ice cream stand that looked like a milk can. Several prototype photos are included.

The Erie Railroad's Marion Diesel Shop Part I

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2009-01
Page:
76
Category:
Structures - Depots/Stations/Yards
Description:
This article covers the first EMD-designed shop in Marion, Ohio. Many photos of its like-new condition are included with the article. The shop was designed for the FT engines, but they soon discovered that the newer engines couldn't quite fit, and so modifications were made over time.