My Library - S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1997-10/11 Articles

Publisher's Message

Page:
4
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Model Railroads and People
Description:
The Pop Valve returns in this issue, and the noted losses of famous people.

Short Dreams

Page:
14
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Railroads
Description:
Consider modeling a shortline, if you are short on model railroading resources (time, money, space, etc.).

National Conventions of 1997

Page:
18
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Model Railroad Shows
Scale:
S
Description:
The author recounts his visits to the 1997 NMRA, NASG, and Narrow Gauge Conventions. Includes photos taken at the shows.

E.B.T. in Sn3! Part II

Page:
23
Author:
Jack Bartman
Category:
Layout Design
Scale:
Sn3
Description:
In this installment, the author covers his design and planned operation for the new S/Sn3 EBT-based layout. Includes a two-page track plan, and several prototype photos.

On3 to S

Page:
27
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Scale:
S
Description:
The story of how to convert a Flying Zoo On3 2-6-0 to standard-gauge S-scale. The work was done by outside contractors. Includes several photos of the completed model.

SouthWind Models' Union Pacific 2-8-0

Page:
29
Author:
Wayne D. Hills
Category:
Locomotives - Steam
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he took this excellent model and made some corrections to it as well as super-detailed it to make it an accurate UP model. A few construction photos are included.

BTS Structures' Pallets

Page:
33
Author:
Tim Godfrey
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
A review of the B.T.S. kit that produces 16 pallets.

V&T Shops' AH&D "DONKEY"

Page:
34
Author:
Tim Godfrey
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
The author reviews the donkey engine kit.

Mainstreeter Models' Gondola Load

Page:
35
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
The scrap metal load was included with the gondola the company sold, but it is also available separately.

S-Helper Service's GSC Bulkhead Flatcar

Page:
36
Author:
Gary Anderson
Category:
Product Review
Scale:
S
Description:
Both the S-Helper Service's General Steel Castings 53'-6" flat and bulkhead flat cars were released in 1997, but only the bulkhead version is reviewed here.

From the Observation Lounge

Page:
40
Author:
Dave Lull
Category:
Layout Design
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes his process for coming up with designs for his new S-scale layout.