My Library - S/Sn3 Modeling Guide 1999-03/04 Articles

Whether to Weather

Page:
15
Author:
Bill Wade
Category:
Painting & Weathering
Scale:
S
Description:
Should you really weather your models? If so, how? The author gives some tips and suggestions.

A Tale of Two Box Cars

Page:
18
Author:
Jeff English
Category:
Freight Cars - Box Cars
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he built two Pacific Rail Shops 1937 AAR box cars, one as per the instructions (an ATSF Bx-27), and one with lots of extra detailing (NKP). Includes several close-up photos and a parts list for the NKP car.

A Caboose for FinistAre

Page:
26
Author:
Kelvin White
Category:
Cabooses
Scale:
S
Description:
The author briefly describes how he took a Scenery Unlimited caboose and converted it into one that might have been seen on the Grand Trunk Western. Includes one photo of the completed model.

Scenery for the Swayzee Pacific Transportation Co.

Page:
27
Author:
Graham Henry
Category:
Layout Construction
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he and fellow modelers built their scenery base using coat hangers and cardboard strips, covered with aluminum foil and Hydrocal.

Walkup at Slapout

Page:
30
Author:
Bill Fraley
Category:
Structures - Depots/Stations/Yards
Scale:
S
Description:
The author describes how he built the B.T.S. kit #1400-8, Flagstop, which went through a basement flood.

From the Observation Lounge

Page:
36
Author:
Dave Lull
Category:
Layout Design
Description:
How to design a control panel for your layout.