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Basics of Steam Part 2

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1972-02
Page:
43
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Description:
This installment of the series describes the purpose and inner workings of the steam locomotive's cylinders. Includes photos and drawings of the different cylinder types.

Basics of Steam Part 3

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1972-09
Page:
40
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Description:
This installment covers valve gears, accompanied by close-up prototype photos of the Stephenson, Walschaerts, and Baker valve gears.

Basics of Steam: External Details Part 5

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1973-09
Page:
53
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Description:
Covers the lifting injection system, the air compressor system, and the Elesco feedwater heater system. Includes lots of close-up photos of prototype engines.

Pennsylvania Open-top Stock Car

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1973-05
Page:
24
Category:
Freight Cars - Stock Cars
Scale:
HO
Description:
The PRR didn't have many stock cars, but the one the author built fits in the 1900s time frame. He built one in HO scale and one in 3/8" scale, Gauge 1. Includes a bit of history, model photos, construction photos, and construction and scale drawings.