My Library - Magazine Articles By Stan Stokrocki

Along the Hudson Central RR

Magazine:
S Gaugian 1981-07/08
Page:
18
Category:
Layouts - S
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes his two 2'x5' portable modules that he built, using the "Switchman's Nightmare" track plan in the Kalmbach "101 Trackplans" book as a guide. Includes many photos of the layout.

An AC Powered FP7

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1985 #3 Summer
Page:
4
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Scale:
S
Description:
For those who have an AC-powered layout, the American Models' FP7, which is DC-powered, can be converted to either a single-direction AC-powered engine, or a bi-directional engine using the Williams #1010 reverse unit. How to do that is covered in this article. Includes photos.

Basic Turnout Wiring

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1987 #1 Winter
Page:
14
Category:
Track
Scale:
S
Description:
Turnouts by several manufacturers are described how to hook them up electrically.

Creating a 3-bay PS-2 Hopper

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1995-06
Page:
16
Category:
Freight Cars - Hoppers
Scale:
S
Description:
The author shows how he cut up 2 or 3 S-Helper Service PS-2 hoppers to build this model.

Improved Blomberg Sideframes

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1985 #4 Fall
Page:
13
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Scale:
S
Description:
Adding details to the American Models' FP7 sideframes.

Passenger Car Modeling

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1989 #6 December
Page:
8
Category:
Passenger Cars
Scale:
S
Description:
Learning that there is no one right way to do things, the author describes how he built three D&H passenger cars from various parts, some scratchbuilding, and all three were built using different methods. The cars and his modified AF PA1 are shown in the accompanying photos.