My Library - S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1996-10 Articles

Hail to the Engineer

Page:
4
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:
For the 1996 U.S. Presidential election, the editor proposes finding one who is a model railroader, because many of our skills apply to that job.

Best of the Best

Page:
13
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:
Where are the entry-level, below-$20, products in S-scale?

Berg's Farm Dairy

Page:
14
Author:
Roger Huber
Category:
Structures - Towns/Cities
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he took two HO-scale building kits and kitbashed them into models representing buildings on his Berg's dairy farm scene. Includes detailed instructions on how to deal with the size difference, accompanied by serveral photos.

Narrow Gauge Convention

Page:
20
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Description:
The author reports on what took place at the 1996 Sixteenth National Narrow Gauge Convention in Durango, Colorado. The event was so large that it required two locations. Includes a photo of Doug Jolly's Sn3 Modeler Award-winning "Silver Star Mine" (also won third-place in the Module category).

Moving Baggage in "S" Scale

Page:
22
Author:
Vic Roseman
Category:
Passenger Cars
Scale:
S
Description:
This article covers modeling the New Haven Railway's RPO car, the PRR's B-60 baggage car, the PRR Theater Scenery car, and the New Haven baggage express car. All with photos and construction-detail drawings.

Modeling with the Masters

Page:
25
Author:
Edwin C. Kirstatter
Category:
Painting & Weathering
Scale:
S
Description:
How to paint freight car trucks without getting the wheels wet, using a painting mask when using an airbrush.

Building Lehigh Valley Model's 300 Ton Coaling Tower

Page:
26
Author:
Sam Powell
Category:
Structures - Industrial
Scale:
S
Description:
The author takes us through the whole process of tackling an old-fashioned craftsman-style kit.

River Raisin Models' Allegheny

Page:
30
Author:
John Craft
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
After some detailed prototype history, the author reviews the brass model released by River Raisin. Includes one photo each of the model and the prototype.

Railway Express Agency Tractor-Trailer

Page:
32
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
The author reviews the Hartoy Mack BM tractor and the Fruehauf Aerovan 22' trailer.

Tomalco's Sn3 Turnout

Page:
33
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
Sn3

In Search of Steam Donkeys

Page:
34
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Product Review
Description:
A review of the book.

Wood-Side Refrigerator Car

Page:
35
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
A thorough review of the Crown Models' reefer car.

From the Observation Lounge

Page:
42
Author:
Dave Lull
Category:
Tools
Description:
Tips learned about using tools in our hobby.