My Library - Magazine Articles for On2 Scale

Boxed Benchwork

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2005-12
Page:
73
Author:
Trevor Marshall
Category:
Layout Construction
Description:
Building a light-weight plywood shadow-box style modular layout for easy transportation.

Enhancing Maine Two-foot Trucks in On2/On30

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2010-07
Page:
69
Author:
Trevor Marshall
Category:
Freight Cars
Description:
How to add brake beams to the trucks to make them prototypically accurate.

Growing Tall Grass and Weeds

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 1981-04
Page:
56
Author:
Peter Watson
Category:
Scenery - Trees, Shrubs, Bushes
Description:
After preparing the layout's surface, the author uses real hair as the basis for his tall grasses and weeds. Step-by-step photos accompany the text describing how he models them.

Introducing the Allagash Cartel

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1978-01
Page:
62
Author:
Peter Tuttle
Category:
Railroading
Description:
A group of model railroaders built a 2-foot-gauge layout in O-scale.

Kitbashing Tank Car 22

Magazine:
Model Railroader 1978-02
Page:
62
Author:
Tom Landrigan
Category:
Freight Cars - Tank Cars
Description:
The author scratchbuilts a flat car, which is then converted to a tank car using two AHM HO-scale tank cars. Includes a materials list and model construction photos.

Modeling a Water Crane

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2003-02
Page:
62
Author:
Trevor Marshall
Category:
Structures
Description:
A simple project of a watering crane used on the two-foot gauge Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes in Kingsfield, Maine. Period prototype photos are included, as well as scale drawings, and completed model photos.

Scratchbuilding a Quarry Turntable

Magazine:
Railroad Model Craftsman 2006-04
Page:
66
Author:
Trevor Marshall
Category:
Structures - Engine Servicing
Description:
The author's friend, Chris Abbott (the article includes a sidebar by Chris about the mechanism) designed and built the turntable mechanism, while the author built the two-foot gauge turntable based on the Bridgton & Saco River Railroad, found in Bridgton, Maine. Includes prototype and completed-model photos, as well as construction photos.