My Library - Railroad Model Craftsman 2007-09 Articles

Scrap Loads for Gondolas and Hoppers

Page:
61
Author:
M.R. Snell
Category:
Freight Car Loads
Scale:
HO
Description:
The author describes how he made the scrap loads for his cars. The key material he used was Magic Scraps®.

Mass Production

Page:
76
Author:
Bob Walker
Category:
Scratchbuilding
Description:
The author shares his experience when it is time to build a lot of identical items or parts.

Enhancing Classic Kits: Freight Car Trucks Part II

Page:
86
Author:
John Ostler
Category:
Freight Cars
Scale:
HO
Description:
This article includes information about prototype trucks, and how to model them and keep them running on HO-scale freight cars. Includes prototype photos of three types of trucks.

The Making of Wharf Street

Page:
90
Author:
Art Fahie
Category:
Dioramas
Scale:
Sn2
Description:
The author describes the process that he and a handful of friends went through building this diorama/layout that is displayed at the Bar Mills headquarters, which they built for the National Narrow Gauge Convention of 2007 in Portland, Maine. The layout is set in coastal Maine in 1925. Includes many close-up layout photos, a track plan, and the exterior of the building that houses the layout.