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Rock Trains on the EBT

Magazine:

Railroad Model Craftsman 2007-02

Page:

50

Author:

Doug Taylor & Stephen M. Priest

Category:

Layouts - HO - Medium

Scale:

HOn3

This layout models the East Broad Top in Pennsylvania, with connections to the standard gauge PRR. The layout was started in 1978 when the original part was designed by John Armstrong. Some prototype photos and lots of layout photos are included. Also included is the track plan for the HOn3 section of the layout.

Modeling the Boone, Iowa, Yard Office

Magazine:

Railroad Model Craftsman 2007-02

Page:

57

Author:

Al Warren

Category:

Structures - Depots/Stations/Yards

Scale:

HO

Prototype and modeling photos, as well as scale drawings of this modern-day structure owned by the UP. It houses the yardmaster's office, crew quarters, and training center for new employees.

Modeling China's - and Now Iowa's - Mighty QJ 2-10-2's

Magazine:

Railroad Model Craftsman 2007-02

Page:

62

Author:

Robert D. Turner

Category:

Locomotives - Steam

Scale:

HO

These engines were brought to the U.S. for possible tourist service from China. The article includes prototype photos of the engines in their native China and now in Iowa. The second half of the article covers how to model this engine using the Bachmann HO-scale model.

Scratchbuilding a Milwaukee Road Snowplow

Magazine:

Railroad Model Craftsman 2007-02

Page:

70

Author:

Charles C. Purin

Category:

M.O.W. Equipment

Scale:

O

MILW X900109 is shown in this article using prototype photos and modeled in O-scale. Includes many scaled drawings.

Kitbashing an Erie Stillwell Coach in N Scale

Magazine:

Railroad Model Craftsman 2007-02

Page:

75

Author:

Scott Lupia

Category:

Passenger Cars

Scale:

N

The author took Model Power heavyweight passenger cars and converted them into these uniquely-shaped cars for the Erie. One prototype photo and many model photos are included, as well as a materials list. No scaled drawings.

Modeling Ridge Shingles

Magazine:

Railroad Model Craftsman 2007-02

Page:

80

Author:

Jack Burgess

Category:

Structures

Scale:

HO

The author shows and describes how to use automotive putty to model ridge shingles on the roof line.

Getting Started with DCC

Magazine:

Railroad Model Craftsman 2007-02

Page:

82

Author:

Allan Crowe

Category:

DCC

Mostly a beginners article, but it offers a fresh perspective on what it is like to convert an existing layout from block control to DCC. The author uses NCE's system, but tried to keep it as generic as possible.

Large Projects

Magazine:

Railroad Model Craftsman 2007-02

Page:

88

Author:

Bob Walker

Category:

Structures

Dealing with building those very large structures on your railroad, such as roundhouses, large passenger stations, or long trestle bridges.

Essential Freight Cars Part 36

Magazine:

Railroad Model Craftsman 2007-02

Page:

90

Author:

Ted Culotta

Category:

Freight Cars - Box Cars

Scale:

HO

This is the second installment of the PRR X29 box car. Also covered are the X28 automobile transport cars, and how to model both in HO scale.