My Library - Magazine Articles By Thomas A. Yorke

Jones' Garage

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1996-03
Page:
88
Category:
Structures - Towns/Cities
Description:
Scale drawings and prototype photos accompany this article about a small gas station built in 1926 in Mountain City, Georgia.

Old Trolley Bodies Need Not Die

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2010-09
Page:
44
Category:
Structures - Towns/Cities
Scale:
Large Scale
Description:
The author converted an On30 Bachmann street car to model a converted roadside diner. He also used a trolley body to model a shed.

Rockton & Rion Porter 0-4-0T

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1991-12
Page:
75
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Description:
This engine was built between 1893 and 1897 and was in operation until 1970. It didn't have a road number. Includes prototype photos and scale drawings.

Rusty - A Four-wheel Climax

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2005-10
Page:
60
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Scale:
G
Description:
The model is built to Gn15 scale. These cars were used to pull logs out of forests. They were ugly, but powerful. The mechanism for this odd car came from a Bachmann On30 streetcar. Scale drawings and close-up detail photos are included.

St. Mathew School

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1994-01
Page:
78
Category:
Structures - Towns/Cities
Description:
Using a prototype photo print, the author drew up scale plans (adjusted to fit available Grandt Line windows and doors). Includes the photo and scale drawings.

The Quitman Depot

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2016-04
Page:
72
Category:
Structures - Depots/Stations/Yards
Scale:
O
Description:
This article describes how to make an MTH plastic structure look like weathered wood.

The Tank at Pepito Tey

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2003-07
Page:
56
Category:
Structures
Scale:
On3
Description:
A water tank in Cuba. The article contains model photos and a detailed drawing of the parts.