My Library - S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1997-02/03 Articles

Getting 'In the Chips'

Page:
16
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Freight Cars - Woodchip
Scale:
S
Description:
A brief overview of the wood chip hopper car, and then more in-depth about how to model such a car in S-scale using an American Models two-bay hopper. Included prototype and model photos, as well as many construction photos and a parts list.

Ticket to... West Hades & Beelzebub

Page:
23
Author:
J.F.J. Pereira
Category:
Layouts - S
Scale:
S
Description:
A visit to Ken McMillan's layout. The freelanced layout includes animated coal dumpers. Lots of photos of this fantastic layout.

Notes on the TSM Hi-side Gondola Kit

Page:
27
Author:
Roger Schenck
Category:
Freight Cars - Gondolas
Scale:
Sn3
Description:
The author built two of these older kits to show that they are still relevant, and they allow variations.

Greater Power Lower Speed

Page:
28
Author:
Tom Hawley
Category:
Locomotives - Diesel
Scale:
S
Description:
The author examines what is the difference between American Models' high-speed and slow-speed drives for their locomotives.

Building the Berlyn Locomotive Works C&S Type II Coal Car

Page:
29
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Freight Cars - Gondolas
Scale:
Sn3
Description:
The author briefly covers the prototype car, then reviews what can be found in the Berlyn kit, and finally describes the actual building of the kit. Includes model and construction photos.