My Library - Magazine Articles By Category: Freight Cars - Milk Cars

Bucyrus: One Piece at a Time

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2006-04
Page:
74
Author:
Keith M. Kohlmann
Description:
This article is a history of the factory and railroad operations at the Bucyrus-Erie Company in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Includes many photos and a track plan of the facilities.

Cloverland Dairy Milk Cars 101 and 102

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1991-11
Page:
65
Author:
Robert E. Mohowski
Description:
This article describes these two cars that ran on the Illinois Central. It includes prototype photos and scale drawings.

Got Milk Cars?

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2003-03
Page:
92
Author:
Roger Holmes
Scale:
N
Description:
Parts list and constructor photos accompany this article on how to scratchbuild three of these cars.

Kitbashing a DL&W Mik Car

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1991-07
Page:
62
Author:
R. L. Recordon
Scale:
HO
Description:
In this article the author describes how he built one of these cars starting with an Athearn 50-foot express reefer.

Milk Run!

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch Volume 13, Number 1, January 1990
Page:
17
Author:
Jim Kindraka
Description:
This history of the transportation of milk using the railroads. Includes several prototype photos.

Milk Trains, Milk Cars and Creameries

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1974-06
Page:
26
Author:
Chuck Yungkurth
Description:
A brief look at the former railroad milk industry and related equipment with tips on how to model milk cars and a creamery. Includes prototype photos of all three subjects.

The DL & W's 42-foot Milk Cars

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1991-07
Page:
59
Author:
R. L. Recordon
Description:
The Delaware, Lackawanna & Western RR had a fleet of its own milk cars often seen in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Includes many prototype photos and scale drawings.