My Library - Magazine Articles By Ron Christensen

Building the Tama Depot

Magazine:
Chicago & North Western Historical Society Modeler Volume 10, #2
Page:
3
Category:
Structures - Depots/Stations/Yards
Scale:
HO
Description:
In this photo essay, the author shows the changes he made to the Walthers City Station #933-2904 to make it look like the Tama Depot.

Essential Businesses Part 6

Magazine:
Chicago & North Western Historical Society Modeler Volume 9, #3
Page:
12
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Description:
This installment cover coal dealers, with lots of prototype photos of buildings, advertising signs, and a few model photos.

Essential Businesses Part 8

Magazine:
Chicago & North Western Historical Society Modeler Volume 10, #2
Page:
23
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Description:
This installment covers junk & salvage yards. Includes many prototype and model photos.

Kitbashing a Stock Trailer

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2011-06
Page:
59
Category:
Automobiles
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author used a Mini Metals tractor trailer, replaced the sides and created this stock trailer. Includes detail model photos, scale drawing, and materials list.

L.C.L. Operations Part 2

Magazine:
Chicago & North Western Historical Society Modeler Volume 9, #3
Page:
42
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Description:
Cover freight house operations. Includes several prototype photos, information about merchandise service cars, the effects of trucking, and other railroads' merchandise box cars (MP, NYC, PRR).