My Library - Magazine Articles By W. Allen McClelland

Back-dated (shortened) Piggyback Flat

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1979-03
Page:
76
Category:
Freight Cars - Flat Cars
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author shortened Athearn's 85-foot flat car to 75 feet to make his V&O TOFC piggyback flat car. Includes one prototype and several model photos.

Rail and Flange Lubricators

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1980-03
Page:
56
Category:
Track
Description:
An easily but seldom modeled bit of detail, especially where railroads sinuously negotiate hilly and mountainous country, is the "rail greaser" and its oily trail. Includes prototype photos, and detail drawings.

The V & O Story 4

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1977-07
Page:
34
Category:
Layouts
Scale:
HO
Description:
This installment covers the room preparation, benchwork, lighting, roadbed, trackwork, electrical work, and the CTC control system.