My Library - S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1996-06 Articles

Narrow Gauge Narrow Budget

Page:
15
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Layouts - S
Scale:
Sn3
Description:
Russ Haigh's 20"-gauge mine tram is covered in this article, which uses N-scale power. Includes several photos of the briefcase-sized layout.

Spring S Spree

Page:
16
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
The author reports on the show. There were two layouts and Russ Haige's Sn20 layout in operation. Includes several photos, including new-product ones.

Abraham's Log House

Page:
18
Author:
John H. Long, Jr.
Category:
Structures - Homes
Scale:
S
Description:
The author scratchbuilt this cabin and describes how to do it. Includes finished-model photos and plans, as well as a parts list.

An Easy Effective GG1 Improvement

Page:
24
Author:
Dick Karnes
Category:
Locomotives - Electric
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes the changes he made to his American Models GG1 to remove the excessive swing of the pilots. Includes close-up photos of the modifications to be made.

The LCPA Middle School Model Railroad Club

Page:
27
Authors:
William Clayton & Auburn Ellis
Category:
Layouts - S
Scale:
S
Description:
An S-scale layout was built for the Lincoln College Preparatory Academy Middle School in the Kansas City Missouri School District, sponsored by Richard Wholf. Includes several photos of children using the layout.

DCC and Me Part I

Page:
31
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Electronics
Description:
The author introducing himself and the reader to the new world of DCC. This installment covers a lot of the common terminology used.

Overland Models' SD50/SD60

Page:
33
Author:
Randy Wilson
Category:
Locomotives - SD50
Scale:
S
Description:
This is a product review of the brass locomotive.

Ophir Section Car Shed & Depot Outhouse

Page:
36
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
The author reviews the two kits made by banta modelworks (they are sold together in one box).

From the Observation Lounge

Page:
42
Author:
David Lull
Category:
Layout Construction
Scale:
S
Description:
The author would like to see more layout builders place placeholder structures on their layouts, so that visitor have an idea of what is going to be where. To give them a glimpse into what the layout owner is planning.