My Library - Magazine Articles By Category: Railroading

A Newcomer's Look At Scanners

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1994 #3 June
Page:
33
Author:
Ted Larson
Description:
Information and experience about buying your first scanner for tracking railroads. Lists a few companies that produced them (in 1994).

Called for Train 519

Magazine:
The Keystone Vol 50 No.1
Page:
78
Author:
Jack Smith
Description:
The author recalls a particular night run with a 2-10-2 in northern Michigan.

Confessions of a HiRailer

Magazine:
O Scale Trains Magazine 32 May 2007
Page:
18
Author:
Hobo D. Hirailer
Description:
Describes the code hobo's used to communicate with each other.

Editorial

Magazine:
All Scale Rails 2017-01/02
Page:
3
Author:
Bonnie Domrois
Description:
Teach children about proper safety around train tracks, and explain to them why these are important.

Elf Saga

Magazine:
The Marker Lamp Vol 62 #4 2016
Page:
12
Author:
Don Kimmel
Description:
Stories about the Holiday Express train.

Fifth Annual Jefferson Train Days

Magazine:
The Marker Lamp Vol 61 #4 2016
Page:
43
Author:
Weldon W. Nash, Jr.
Description:
Jefferson, Texas is home to a classic 4-4-0 and does annual train runs in May. There is also a Model Train Show at the Jefferson Transportation Center, which includes a permanent HO-scale layout display.

From Uptown to Downtown

Magazine:
YouTube Model Builders eMag 2017-03
Page:
35
Author:
Jack Hykaway
Description:
This article describes the cable cars of San Francisco, how they work, their history, and what you can still see today.

Halifax and Southwestern Railway Museum

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2003 #3 June
Page:
17
Author:
Bill Quait
Description:
A description of the Halifax and South Western Railway Museum, started in 1999, located in the Bridgewater Mall in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia. It contains an S-scale layout. (related web page)

Harry's UP-HUB

Magazine:
YouTube Model Builders eMag 2016-11
Page:
38
Author:
Harry M. Haythorn
Description:
On December 17, 1941, the North Platte residents welcomed the troops passing through Nebraska on their way to fight Japan. This article describes that event and the canteen that opened to provide continuous service. Includes several photos.

Harry's UP-HUB

Magazine:
YouTube Model Builders eMag 2017-03
Page:
22
Author:
Harry M. Haythorn
Description:
This article covers the UP's Bailey Yard in North Platte, Nebraska. Includes several photos of the yard.

History of the Horseshoe Curve

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2005 #2 April
Page:
9
Author:
unaccredited
Description:
A brief introduction to the history of the Curve.

Introducing the Allagash Cartel

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1978-01
Page:
62
Author:
Peter Tuttle
Scale:
On2
Description:
A group of model railroaders built a 2-foot-gauge layout in O-scale.

Railfanning in the Detroit Area

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1996 #2 April
Page:
19
Author:
Dave Held
Description:
The author lists, and provides a brief description of, all the area's prototype railroads one can view.

Railfanning Metro Detroit (and Points North)

Magazine:
S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1996-04
Page:
28
Author:
David Held
Description:
The author describes railfanning opportunities in the Detroit area, and shares a number of photos he has taken.

Railfanning The Altoona Area

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1995 #2 April
Page:
12
Author:
Jeff Madden
Description:
Photos and a description of the Altoona, PA area.

Railfanning the Worchester Area

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 1998 #2 April
Page:
8
Author:
Wayne D. Hills
Description:
If one is attending the 1998 NASG Convention, this article provides some information about railfanning in the area. Includes several prototype photos.

Railroads & Time Zones

Magazine:
All Scale Rails 2017-05/06
Page:
49
Author:
Bonnie Domrois
Description:
A brief article about how railroads created the timezones we use today to help with scheduling.

Return to Allagash Country

Magazine:
Model Railroad Hobbyist 2017-01
Page:
126
Author:
Mike Confalone
Scale:
HO
Description:
A railfanning story with photos based on the author's layout.

Switching the Coast Daylight

Magazine:
Model Railroad Hobbyist 2010-11/12
Page:
62
Author:
V.S. Roseman
Scale:
HO
Description:
Watching Train 98 at San Jose circa 1955. The story is told via photos on the author's layout. Includes prototype operations information.

Tales from the Rails

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2015 #4 July
Page:
19
Author:
Robert Nicholson
Description:
The author tells the story of the Great Blizzard of 1978.

Tales from the Rails

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2015 #6 November
Page:
26
Author:
Robert Nicholson
Description:
Stories about Harry Roland, a locomotive engineer for the AT&SF.

The 'S'traight & Narrow

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2000 #1 February
Page:
29
Author:
David Heine
Description:
The author describes logging railroads, and how one might model one using available S-scale products.

The 'S'traight & Narrow

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2000 #2 April
Page:
18
Author:
David Heine
Description:
What did narrow-gauge railroads actually transport? The author compiled a listing of the RGS' transported goods in 1940.

The Conrail I know

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2016-04
Page:
40
Author:
M.R. Snell
Description:
The various paint schemes, slogans, and adornments are described over the past 40 years of Conrail. The accompanying model photos show these visually, including a special section on the bicentennial.

The Milwaukee Road

Magazine:
NASG Dispatch 2014 #5 October
Page:
8
Author:
various authors
Scale:
S
Description:
Various photos of Milwaukee Road equipment in honor of this year's Convention location.

The Modern Image

Magazine:
O Scale Trains Magazine 32 May 2007
Page:
24
Author:
Gene Clements
Description:
The author describes what happens in the real world when a derailment happens.

The Twin Cities "400" Ghost Train

Magazine:
All Scale Rails 2017-01/02
Page:
12
Author:
Bonnie Domrois
Description:
The story behind the video that provides the audio and the visuals of a train passing by, without a train actually being present.