My Library - Magazine Articles By Richard Arsenault

An S scale Christmas present: the F-3s

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2001-11/12
Page:
32
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Scale:
S
Description:
The author shares his lessons learned trying to build an A-B-B-B-A consist of the new S-Helper Service F3 engines.

How I Built Locomotive Servicing Facilities on the Southern Pacific Cascade Line Part I

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2007-11/12
Page:
26
Category:
Structures - Engine Servicing
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he built the locomotive servicing buildings.

How I Built Locomotive Servicing Facilities on the Southern Pacific Cascade Line Part II

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2008-01/02
Page:
24
Category:
Structures - Engine Servicing
Scale:
S
Description:
This second installment covers the construction of a second, but smaller, engine servicing facility in the other's second room (which is connected to the first room, whose models were covered in the first installment).

Modifying American Models' Streamlined Passenger Cars

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2002-01/02
Page:
27
Category:
Passenger Cars
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he improved the American Models lightweight streamlined passenger cars. He added interior lighting and the improved trucks available from American Models. He also added interior and exterior details and some weight, because those models are made entirely of plastic and so are very light.

Over the River and through the Woods

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2004-01/02
Page:
30
Category:
Structures - Bridges
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he installed the River Raisin Models' 175-ft. arched chord pin-connected single track brass truss bridge in his layout. Includes photos for preparing the area for the bridge. Also includes a side-bar on how truss bridges came about.

Wayfreight Operations At Moduc Junction

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2002-11/12
Page:
24
Category:
Operations
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes single-main operation at Moduc Junction on his layout. Includes several photos and a track plan.

When the Circus Comes to Town Part II

Magazine:
S Gaugian 2009-09/10
Page:
20
Category:
Circus
Scale:
S
Description:
This installment continues with ideas on how to model a circus in S-scale. It covers transportation trucks. There are lots of photos of the author's layout in the article.