My Library - Magazine Articles By Category: Locomotives - 2-8-0

Building a Sierra Railroad 2-8-0

Magazine:
1:64 Modeling Guide 2012 Spring
Page:
12
Author:
Vincent Pellitteri
Scale:
S
Description:
The author used a standard gauge B.T.S. 2-8-0 kit to build the model he needed for his standard gauge interchange.

Gear Replacement S Helper 2-8-0

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2017 #3 May
Page:
17
Author:
Steve Monson
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how to replace a split/worn gear in this locomotive using a replacement part from NWSL. He also describes how to add weight to the tender, to keep if from derailing on curves that are a bit too tight for the model.

Model of the Month

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1985-02
Page:
67
Author:
Jim Booth, Jr.
Scale:
Sn3
Description:
Two photos of the work Jim did to super-detail the D&RGW 2-8-0 #268.

Nevada Copper Belt 2-8-0

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1984-04
Page:
64
Author:
Gordon Odegard
Description:
This small Consolidation was built for the Nevada railroad in 1911. The article includes one prototype photo and scale drawings, with suggestions for how this model could be built in HO-scale.

Pennsy H10 Consolidation in S

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2015 #6 November
Page:
19
Author:
Pete Gehret
Scale:
S
Description:
The author takes a non-running 2-8-2 custom-made model and converts it into a 2-8-0 PRR H10. He describes his process and shows several construction photos.