My Library - S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1997-06/07 Articles

Practice Makes Perfect

Page:
12
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Model Railroad Philosophy
Description:
Hardly anyone is born with model-building talent, so we all must learn how to do it. What else is required?

Steeple-cab An Electric Switcher

Page:
16
Author:
Dick Karnes
Category:
Locomotives - Steeplecab
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he built this model using a Hoquat Hobbies S-scale steeple-cab electric locomotive body kit, a powered Athearn HO-scale SW-7 switcher, and a variety of detailing parts from three different scales. Includes close-up photos, construction diagrams, and a parts list.

Spring 'S' Spree

Page:
23
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
A brief summary of the event, and several photos taken there.

21st Annual Fall S Fest

Page:
26
Author:
John J. Wickland
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
The show is reviewed, and includes a couple of photos taken at the event.

0-4-0T Porter Part I

Page:
28
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Locomotives - 0-4-0T
Scale:
S
Description:
The author starts building the Backwoods Miniatures' kit, which is based on a freelanced design. It shows the kit's parts, a few early construction photos, and photos of the company's other locomotives.

Home-Made Foam Cutting Tool

Page:
31
Author:
Bill Banta
Category:
Tools
Description:
Using a Weller 200W soldering iron to convert it into a foam cutter.

West Side Lumber Company Camp Reynolds Cook House

Page:
32
Author:
Tim Godfrey
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
The author reviews this kit produced by banta modelworks. Includes a couple of photos of the finished model.

From the Observation Lounge

Page:
38
Author:
Dave Lull
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
The author had his layout open during the regional NMRA tours. His was the only S-scale on the tour, and he describes his experiences, what he enjoys about going on layout tours, and offers a list of things to think about when you open your layout for a tour.