My Library - Magazine Articles By Category: Ships

Floating Branchlines: Sternwheelers, Tugs, and Barges

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2010-11
Page:
76
Author:
Robert D. Turner
Description:
The CPR used floating barges to move whole trains across rivers and lakes to provide materials to remote locations. Includes many prototype photos.

Kitbashing a Railroad Tug

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2009-11
Page:
67
Author:
Thomas Griffiths
Scale:
HO
Description:
This article covers how to build a tugboat from two Lindberg Diesel Harbor Tug kits. Contains many construction photos.

The Solano: Modeling a Railroad Car Ferry

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2007-03
Page:
72
Author:
Dan Lewis
Scale:
HO
Description:
The article describes the full-scale 424-foot car ferry model, as well as its history. There are model and prototype photos accompanying the article.