Misc Model Train Magazines

Listed on this page are model railroad magazines with titles other than Railroad Model Craftsman and Model Railroader.
These are listed in chronological order.

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The HO Monthly
August
1950
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The Waybill - Assembling a Silver Streak, How to Build a Swimming Pool, Unusual Car Loads, Some advantages of a small layout, Rules Governing the drilling of Microscopis Holes, How to make Photographic Reefer Sides, Superelevation of Curves, A Coaling Station, The "El" you say, Additional Revenue-A Coal Pocket, Electrical Department-Insulating Couplers
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1001 Model Railroading Ideas
1967
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Chapter One - Locomotives (An introduction to the four most popular scales.), Chapter Two - Rolling Stock (Here are the cars used to "haul the freight".), Chapter Three - The Fundamentals: Tracks and Tables (The art of planning your own model railroad.), Chapter Four - Set the Stage with Scenery (You don't have to be handy with a checkbook.), Chapter Five - Buildings (For the buff on a budget or the big spender.), Chapter Six - Bridges (You can buy or build an endless variety now.), Chapter Seven - Maintenance (Professional pointers designed to keep 'em rolling.), Chapter Eight - Operation & Control (Your guide to more action and fun on the scale rail.), Chapter Nine - Period Railroading (Most popular with the experienced modelers.), Chapter Ten - Clubs (Your hobby's more fun with more than one.)
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1001 Model Railroading Ideas for 1969

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Chapter One - Introduction (The wonderful world of model railroading), Chapter Two - Locomotives (A complete guide to railroad powers), Chapter Three - Rolling Stock (The equipment that "moves a nation"), Chapter Four - Track and Tables (Start with the basics), Chapter Five - Buildings (Here's how you become an empire builder), Chapter Six - Bridges (Popular designs that spanned a continent), Chapter Seven - Scenery (Make your railroad come alive), Chapter Eight - Operation (How to run your railroad the right way), Chapter Nine - Narrow Gauge (It's great when you need the extra space), Chapter Ten - Clubs and Communication (Band together for a truly gigantic railway system)
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Toy & Train Quarterly
Spring
1969
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Special Section - Illustrated Checklist of "Matchbox" Models Regular Series - Numbers 51 to 66 News and Views - International Toy Fair Report, American Flyer "S" Gauge Checklist, Britains Ltd. - Part One, A Toy & Train Primer - Collecting Mechanical Banks, Buby of Brazil, Collecting Marx - Part Two, Lionel Pickle Car - Variations on a Gem, Fascinating Toy from the Past - Part 2 (Spirit of St. Louis), Tractor Collecting, Charming Charbens
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1001 Model Railroading Ideas
Summer
1971
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Dale Darney's Layout (The real essence of model railroading in a shockingly realistic mountain setting.), Model Railroading 'Basics' Casting Cleanup (Learn the technique of preparing and gluing castings for more realistic finished kit structure and rolling stock.), Roadside America: A 1/32 Scale Model of Rural Countryside (One man's "boyhood dream" materializes in this barn-size model diorama of the hills of Pennsylvania.), Consolidation Conversion (One of the most popular, and inexpensive, steam switchers can be reworked into a true freight locomotive.), Signals: Visible Safety Controls (Duplicating the appearance and function of those trackside signal lights that help to control the real railroads.), Miniature Mine Operation (The true-to-life "open pit" mining railroads serve as perfect prototypes for model railroaders.), Trailer Trains (Combining truck and trailer "freight" with your model railroading can provide interesting operation.), Model Railroading "Basics": Wiring (The simple fundamentals of where, why and how to connect the power supply to your model railroad.), Build a "Bobber" (The most romantic of all railroad rolling stock is the caboose; this four-wheeler has even more charm.), Rock-Making Made Easy (Aluminum foil can serve as a quick and inexpensive "mold" for the most realistic rocks in model railroading.), Announcing: "Reader;s Write" Contest (Here's you chance to photograph and write about your favorite hobby for real profit.), Weathering (It takes the "eye" of an artist to give your models an authentic look of real railroading.)
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1001 Model Railroading Ideas
Winter
1972
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Train Set Selection (A pick of the packaged ready-to-run railroads for beginners.), Layman's Layout (Building a model railroad, step-by-step, from the bare boards.), Modeling the Ma & Pa (This real railroad has all the features most modelers want.), One Man's Ma & Pa (An HO scale railroad patterned after the Pennsylvania protototype.), Modify a Mogul (There are few small freight engines but you can build your own.), Super-Grip Service Towers (Sand is the substance that keeps those steel wheels churning.), Santa Fe's Sandhouses (Plans and photos of a real railroad's structures in miniature.), 'Trick' Tree Techinques (Truly-realistic trees can be reproduced with this new method.), Washington's Winners (The top models from the 1972 national convention's contest.)
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Traction & Models
February
1973
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Railways to Yesterday's Latest Import, Wally's Last Run (Traction fiction), Belgian Tram Quits (Photo story of a Suburban Tram), Color Photo Section (El Paso City Lines), The Layout at El Paso (Prototype story and model layout), Operating Traffic Signals. (How to make your layout light up), Power Company Cars (Unusual O Scale cars)
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Traction & Models
March
1973
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Boston's Center Door ELl Cars (Photos and story of unusual cars), Cummings Lightweight Cars. This Colorful Trolley World (Photos from around the world), Historic Traction Photos (Akron & Canton, Circus & Bridge), Bookshelf Layout in HO (Space conquered by a trolley line), Scrounge Time at Ma Bell's (Making a layout more movable)
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1001 Model Railroading Ideas
Summer
1973
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New Products (A few of the better ideas for the summer railroading season.), Trees and Terrain (Techniques for 'planting' trees, roots and stumps realistically.), The Billboard Era (A flashback, in miniature, to the colorful cars of the age of steam.), Coaling Tower How-To (The scratchbuilding texhinques you'll need to assemble any structure.), Roundhouses (Real railroading ideas for the most unique locomotive service structures.), Factory 'Flats' (Making the most of those 'waste' areas around the rear of your layout.), An N Empire (A pictorial review of one of the country's largest N scale layouts.), Modifying a Mallet in N or HO (Converting a ready-to-run articulated into a medium-size locomotive.), Mid-America's Markers (A grain elevator and a station are all you need for a miniature 'town'.)
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Traction & Models
July
1973
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Maine's Observation Trolleys (Photos and history of interesting cars), Later in Atlanta (More on Atlanta with emphasis on Trolley Bus), Color Section (Late views of the Chicago Transit Authority), Springfield & Columbus Traction Co. (Layout, cars and story of an O Guage line)
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Traction & Models
January
1974
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Boston & Maine's Concord-Built Trolley Cars, mini Line Cars (Small carts around the world), A Truly Trolley Christmas (Colorful X-mas cards received by T&M), The Wynnedale Division (Final Photos of an interesting line), Toronto in HO (Detroit layout visited by Meetmen)
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Traction & Models
February
1974
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Double Trucker (A tale of the Marquette & Presque Isle Rwy.), Special Car Iowa (Plans and photos of a rare car), Forerunners of BART (Photo album of early East Bay cars), Philadelphia Blossoms Forth (Color photos of the New Paint scheme), Power Distribution - Part VI (Preview of a Forthcoming Book), The Delta Electric Update (O scale layout & photos)
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Traction & Models
June
1974
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Cosmopolitans to Gotham (New cars for Eastern Commuters), Bouncy - Bouncy (More stories about Marquette Trolley), San Francisco Rearranged, Rebuilding San Francisco, Color Photos for San Francisco / New York Stories, Power Distribution - Part VIII, United Rwys & Elect N.W. Division (O guage layout & photos), Car Selective Control Kinks
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Traction & Models
September
1974
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Florida Lake Railway (One man rides his models), Memories of the CTA (Post-war photo story), Hand Coloring Photos (Old photos brought to new life), Modular Up Date (O & HO plans so you can travel traction), East Penn Meet (How this clulb holds meets anywhere)
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Traction & Models
November
1974
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Birth of the LRV (Inside photos of car builder), Apple Country Interurban (Yakima Valley gets "New" Cars), Dayton & Western-Indiana RR Freight Motor (Pland and photos of an Unusual Car), Idaho Ho (Layout Plan and Photos), Automatic Reversing Circuit (Handy Plans for Construction), Flat Switches & Pantagraph Mounting
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Great World of Model Railroading
1976
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Track Planning Tips, Super Scenery, Ride a Railroad at Train Town, Locomotive Tune-up, Amtrak's Ghost Stations, Do-It-Yourself Switches, Museum Model Railroad, Cardboard Kits, Free-lance Locomotives, The Harriman Passenger Cars, Building with Brick, B-Unit Diese Conversion, New Locomotives, New Freight & Passenger Cars, New Structures, New Accessories
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Great World of Model Railroading
Spring
1976
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High Iron, The Mainline Express (The history of travel via passenger train), Upper Berth (When economy-class travel was a very personal experience), Time Capsule Trains (A successful search for yesterday's trains today), The Transcontinental Trains (What it was like to travel coast to coast on a train), Railway Post Office (How the railroads really did carry the mail), Station Nostalgia (Historical landmarks of the vanishing passenger train), Timetables (Understanding the railroads' schedules then and now), The Streamlined Era (The revolution in railroad travel came too late), The Rolling Restaurants (When dinner (and breakfast and lunch) was served in style), Passenger Train Operation (The actions of real railroading in miniature), Interior Detailing Tips (How to bring realism inside your model passenger cars), Model Passenger Train Buyers Guide (Some samples of the kit and ready-built cars)
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Great World of Model Railroading
Spring
1977
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Modular Model Railroad Layouts (This 28x38-foot layout can be moved in a station wagon.), The NTRAK Manual (How to build that modular model railroad layout.), Turntables (How you can add a turntable to your railroad.), Build Your Own Box Cars (Discovering if it really is cheaper-by-the-dozen.), The Ice Business in Miniature (How to model ice-houses and their railroad operations.), Ice Houses (One of those important, but often-overlooked, industries.), Some Very Rare Reefers (No two cars in this refrigerator train are alike.), Basalt (Colorado) On A Bookshelf (Recreating a mountain railroad town in a bedroom.), Building Basalt's Station (Scale plans and photographs of a real railroad depot.), Do-It-Yourself Track Laying (The time-saving methods of spiking down trackwork.), Trees! Trees! Trees! (A survey of three super-realistic types of model foliage.), New Products (Some of the modeling items you might otherwise overlook.), Structure Sampler (Two dozen or more buildings for model railroad layouts.)
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Great World of Model Railroading
Winter
1977
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The Days of the Doubleheader (Multiple motive power operations for modelers.), Contest Quality Miniatures (These are the best models in the land.), The Great Stone Viaduct (Add this massive structure to your layout.), Build a Setting For That Station (How one modeler created an authentic diorama.), A Simple Steam Locomotive (Assembling the newest in HO scale kits.), Slim Gauge on a Shelf (Operating action and realism in little space.), Here Comes The Circus! (The world of circus miniatures.), Heavy Industry in HO (How to build a brick factory.), Modular Model Railroading (Portable layouts that combine for club operations.), Those Wonderful Wooden Trestles (Tips on adapting wooden bridges to any layout.), The Vanishing Quonset (Even the most common structures can disappear.), Wreck! (Modeling wrecking and work trains.), New Locomotives (A review of the new power for modelers.), New Freight & Passenger Cars (Rolling stock replica kits and ready builts.), New Buildings (SOme modern and some Victorian to add a touch of life.), New Accessories (The miscellaneous stuff that makes it more fun.)
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Great World of Model Railroading
Spring
1978
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Caboose Spectacular (The "character cars" of real railroading.), A Railroad Relic: The Coal Shed (One of those often overlooked steam-era details.), Railroading in the Rockies (There's more for rail fans in Colorado than anywhere.), Narrow Gauge on a Budget (HOn3 finally has an"affordable" locomotive kit.), Diesel Developments (The state-of-the-art in HO scale diesel performance.), Logging, an Action Industry (Tips for modelers on the timber operations.), Build an Auto-Loader (How to make a modern automobile transport-unloader.), Those Brick Breweries (Rare historical photos of Colorado's breweries.), Rocks! (A short course on scenery for model railroaders.), Quincy California: A Kit-Built Town (The easy way to make an HO scale railroad town.), Private Owner Freight Cars (Tips on applying decals.), The Derrick! (Stiff-leg cranes for model industries.), New Locomotives (Kits and ready-builts for HO model railroaders.), New Cars (The latest in N, HO and O scale rolling stock.), New Buildings (Kits and ready-builts to bring "life" to your layout.), New Accessories (The latest in power packs, tools and stuff.)
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Great World of Model Railroading
Winter
1978
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The Foothills to Ferryboat Line (A model railroad empire in HO scale.), Caboose Conversion (How to build the most popular wood caboose the easy way.), Quick-Cut Windows (A shortcut for experienced modelers.), Waterfront Docks (Ideas for modeling ocean and lake-side industries.), The Perfect Pioneer Switcher (This little beauty runs as nice as it looks.), Those All-American Alcos (How to identify the best-looking examples of diesel engines.), Altering The Alco Switcher (A simple conversion to make the classic Alco S-4 diesel.), Portable Model Railroading (Some of the methods of making movable layouts.), A Super Steam Locomotive (The most popular steam engine is back with better performance.), Turn-Od-The-Century Tank Cars (A quick two-kit conversion to make an early tank car.), The Iron Horse Era (Modeling tips for the 1865-1895 period.), Trackside Road Scenes (Build this diorama for your layout or just for display.), The Roundhouse (The background information you need to model these buildings.), A Glorified Gondola (How to make an inexpensive kit look like a showpiece.), New Products (Examples of what you'll find for sale this season.)
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Great World of Model Railroading
Spring
1979
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The 110-Year Celebration of the Transcontinental, Locomotive Reincarnation, Creating the Centennial in HO Scale, The Charm of Two-Foot Narow Gauge, A Favorite Forney, Super Tool, The First Generation Alcos, Trick Tools for Track-Laying, Felix Medak's N Scale Layout, Tank Car Conversion, Proffitt's Diesel Power, Stations, Light-Up That Caboose, The Calgary Convention, The Steel Era: Gondolas, New Products
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Great World of Model Railroading
Winter
1979
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An Attic Empire (One man who took his trains up from the floor.), Track, Too is A Model (How to make your track look as life-like as your trains.), The Boston and Maine Railroad (A track plan for HO scale railroading in 6 x 10-feet.), Kadee Couplers For Train Set Cars (How to install the best couplers you can buy.), Modeling The Mines (This is what those gold and silver mines looked like.), Ride Into History On The Virginia & Truckee (A real railroad you can ride right past the mines.), The Basics of Building Scenery (Some of the quick methods for making mountains.), Diesel Detail Close-Up (Where all those extra details are supposed to be placed.), Portable Railroading The Interail Way (An N scale railroad that fits in a station wagon.), Build The Galloping Goose (One of the most famous rail motor cars in railroading.), Modular Model Railroading For N Scale (How to use the new NTRAK modular planning templates.), An Easy Diesel Project, Alco's RSC-2 Road Switcher (Assembling one of the rare ones from ready-to-run parts.), The Grand Daddy of Frame-Less Tank Cars (Modeling a historical piece of rolling stock with kit bits.), Simple Super-Detail: How To Weather Tank Cars (Have you ever seen a clean oil stain?), And Now For Something Completely Different: British Models (Take a look across the pond for some pretty prototypes.), It's A Kit: Building a Plastic Model 2-4-0 Locomotive (There's some real model building pleasure in this kit.), Subscribe (We'd like to see more of you if you'd like to too.), Give Us A Hand! (Your opinion counts.), New Locomotives, New Rolling Stock, New Accessories
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Walters Decal Catalog & Reference Manual
1981
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Contents - Index, How to Select Decals, Questions & Answers, Introduction to Railroad Lettering, AAR Classification of Cars, Walthers History, Railroad Owners List, S Scale Decals, N Scale Decals, Private Owners List, Special Car List, Penn Central Steam Editorial, Accu-cals, Cars Available for Decaling, Micro Scale - HO Scale, Micro Scale - N Scale, C-thru Graphics - HO Scale, Automatic Car Identification, Accessory Decals, Virnex - All Scale, Vintage - All Scale, How to do Professional Decaling, Adhesives, Paint & Paint Supplies, Accessories / Tools for Decal, Books, Railroadiana, Railroad Lettering
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Bulletin
January
1981
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Concrete Ties, Unto Every Village and Town, Before and After Amtrak, How to Make a Good Thing Better, A Gallery of Signs on Brick, More About NWP Middleweights, Old Time Building Fronts, Portland (Me.) Terminal Co. Enginehouse & Repair Shop, Model Railroad Calculator Quiz VII, Whither Engineering, A New Dimension in NMRA Standards, NMRA Standard S-1 General, NMRA Standard S-2 (TENTATIVE) Track & Wheel Relationships, NMRA Standard S-3 (TENTATIVE) Trackwork, NMRA S-7 Clearances, NMRA Recommended Practice RP-2 Standards Gage, NMRA Standard S-8 (PROPOSED) Track Centers, Pike Pix, Tip's Trolley Holiday Part 2, The Effect of Reciprocity Failure On Model Photos, Dawg Daze, New Safety On The Rails, The Navarre Pull, Erie Stations Part Two
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Model Railroading
Summer
1981
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John Buscimi's HO Scale Empire, Loads for Flat Cars, Modular Model Railroading in On3, Wiring Basics - Using Turnouts as Switches, Trackplan for 9 x 7-feet: The Majestic Connecting RR, Portable and Permanent - The Perfect Plan, The Magic of Foam Plants, Are Can Motors the Answer? We Try One in AHM's SD40, Performance Test Report, Performance Test Report No. 10: AHN SD40 Diesel, Performance Test Report No. 11: Proto-Power West SD9 Diesel, Performance Test Report No. 12: Mantua F7 Diesel, How-To Apply Decals The Right Way, Its a Kit: Model Masterpieces' Stamp Mill, Build a Simple 'Tunnel Motor' Diesel, Diesel Detail Close-Up: BN's EMD SD40-2, Diesel Detail Close-Up: SP's EMD SD45T-2, Air Brush Basics - Part 3: Instant Paint Jars, Painting Profiles No. 2: Freight Cars of the Fifties, The Used Car Lot, Model Railroading Magazine's History, Lend Us a Hand, Letters, Back Issue Index, Model Railroading Magazine's Dealer Directory, A Long Look Ahead - 1982's New Products
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O Scale Railroading
September-October
1981
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Long Island Club, Swiss O Meet, O at the NMRA National, Making 2 Out of 3 (Photo instructions for a 50' Box Car)
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Walthers N & Z Catalog & Reference Manual
1982
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Contents - Index, Last Minute Additions / Corrections, What's New In This Catalog, Manufacturers Up-date, Passenger Cars, Traction, Locomotives, Freight Cars, Couplers & Accessories, Track, Signals, Scenery, Structures, Figures, Vehicles, Layouts - N & Z, Marklin Mini-Club (Z) Z Scale Section - Electrical, Adhesives, Paint & Tools, Scratch Building Supplies, Super Detailing Parts, Books, Railroadiana
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Model Railroading
Nov / Dec
1983
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Letters (Your chance to edit a model railroad magazine), Performance Section: Shay Spectacular Assembly Tips for MDC's HO Kit (One of the easiest kits to build, but the most complex), Performance Test Report No. 39: 2
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O Scale Railroading
Nov / Dec
1983
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The Flying Layout, Customized!, ABD's of Modification, Another Hanging Layout, Yesterday's Models
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Model Railroading
January / February
1984
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Performance Section - Testing a Two-Unit Diesel (Believe-it-or-not, two pull like there were three.), Performance Test Report No. 43: Oriental LTD. HO EMD ESA (This may be the best running diesel so far.), Performance Test Report No. 44: Atlas N RS-3 Diesel (The most asked-for engine arrives.), Performance Teat Report No. 45: Front Range HO GP30 (A fine-running, totally new, HO scale diesel chassis.), PDT Power Truck Test Report (A self-powered truck for HO scale diesels.), Finding More Tractive Effort (What weight does to improve pulling power.), Pine Trees From Weeds (The natural approach to more realistic scenery.) Making It Modern - It's a Kit: The Yorke Modern-Era Structure Kits ("Modelers Tricks" for concrete and for tar.), HO Scale Roadrailers & 45-Foot Trailers (Durango Press' new modern-era rolling stock kits.), Painting Profiles No. 12...70-Ton Airslide Hoppers (Alternative paint and decals for E&B's new iits.), Scratchbuilding VII: Real Glass Windows (Capturing a look of glass with glass.), Baltimore & Ohio Bobber Cabooses (Prototype photos of unique, but once-common, cars.), Open-Platform Coach & Combine Prototypes (Standard guage that looks like narrow gauge, Part V.), Docks, Wharves & Ferryboat Slips...As Industry (Tips on making your layout seem to go beyond the room.), Special 4x8-Foot Layout Section - Specific Scenery for 4x8 Layouts (How the professionals build a basic layout.), Trackplan: An Easy-Build, Last-A-Lifetime, 4x8 (A lesson in making the most of the space you have.), Layout Tour: A Museum-Quality Layout (Lionel trains, but scenery to shame a scratchbuilder.), Making It Modern: The DASH-2 GEEPS - Diesel Detail Close-Up: EMD GP40-2 as D&RG no. 3117, Diesel Detail Close-Up: EMD GP39-2 as ATSF no. 3615, GP40-2: An Easy Kit-Conversion of Athearn's SD40-2 (Building what you cannot buy for a modern line.), Scale-Size Handrails for any Athearn Diesel (Super details for the GP40-2.), Kadee Couplers for Athearn DASH-2 GEEPS (Body-mounting couplers-works on the GP38-2, too.), PDT Self-Powered Trucks for the GP40-2 (How to mount two motors in the GP40-2 or GP38-2.), How to Update Athearn GP-Style Diesel Trucks (Modernizing the Athearn dummy truck sideframes.), GP40-2 Power - Part II: Front Range Chassis-Fit (Installing the newest chassis for HO Geeps.), GP40-2 Power - Parts III & IV: Atlas & Life-Like (Two more alternatives for modern diesel power.), Dealer Directory, New Brass Products, New Locomotives, Rolling Stock & Accessories
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Model Railroading
March / April
1984
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Performance Section - Performance Test (Update) Report No. 46: Bachmann N GP40, Performance Test Report No. 47: Samhongsa/Hallmark N GP7, Performance Test Report No. 48: Hobbytown RS-3 Diesel, Performance Test Report No. 49: Bachmann HO 2-6-2, Logging Locomotives From The Steam Era, The Tag End of the Train Part III: Bobber Cabooses, The Time Machine Part III: Scene Sites, Air Brushing: Two-Color: Two-Color Metal Models, 3 Shelf-Style Layouts with a Future/Raton-On-A-Shelf, The Perfect Prototype: Raton Pass on the Santa Fe, Layout Tour: Bob Rivard's Modern-Era, Soo-On-A0Shelf, Freight Cars From the Fifties: USRA Tank Cars, Raton Pass in 9 1/2 x 11-feet, Raton Pass - To Fill a Garage, Our Scenery System Part III: Weeds-to-Scale, Scratchbuilding VIII: Portable Cattle-Loading Ramp, Index of Scratch-Building & Kit-Building Techniques, Special Section on Alco Road Switchers - Diesel Detail Close-up: Alco RS-3 as EL No. 925, Diesel Detail Close-Up: Alco RS-2 as UUP no. 1192, Assembly Tips for Hobbytown Kits, Kadee Couplers & End Details for Hobbytown Alcos, Detailing the AHM/Model Power RS-2, Super Details for Hobbytown Alcos, Kit-Conversion: Hobbytown RS-3 to RS-2, Performance: Can Motors for Hobbytown Chassis, Scratch-Building Part IX: Open-Platform Coach Models
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Model Railroading
May/June
1984
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Performance Test: Multiple-Unit AJIN/Overland Diesels (A cold, hard look at how well TWO diesels run together); Performance Test Report No. 50: AJIN/Overland TE70-45 Diesel (Testing a diesel drive system with sprung trucks); Performance Test Report No. 51: Endo/Key N Scale SD40-T2 Diesel (The basic chassis for dozens of N scale models on-test); Performance Test Report No. 52: Mantua 0-4-OT Steam Locomotive; (This is the best there was 30 years ago); Diesel Detail Close-Up: EMD NW2 as a Great Northern (BN) no. 468; Diesel Detail Close-Up: EMD SW1500 as Canadian Pacific 1204; Simple-Detail: Model Power's Pennsy N6B Caboose (Creating a realistic replica from a plastic ready-built); Build a 4-Wheel Bobber Caboose (Duplicating Pennsy, B&O, NYC and other bobbers); Weathering with Pastel Chalks & Water (This stuff is as close as you can come to "scale dirt"); Layout Tour I: A Mining Module for Ore Train Action (The setting for 0-4-OT, Gould ore cars and a bobber); Layout Tour II: George Tucker's Santa Fe in HO (A basement-full of desert and mountains and Warbonnets); Freight Cars of the Fifties: 40-ft Merchandise Box Cars (In the days when the railroads had the air freight); Can Motors for Bachmann N Scale Diesels (Upgrading the older Bachmann GP-40, U36B and F9); Kit-Conversion: 28-foot Wood Hopper in HO (Build one with Gould's 22-foot Ore Car Kit); The Perfect Prototype? Thurmond on the C&O (An action center in the Appalacians worth modeling); Track Plan: Junction Action Part I (Expand the 6'6" x 14'9" core to fit any space); Scenery IV: Better Bottle Brush Pine Trees (Use the toy trees to create realstic pines); Scratchbuilding X: Open Platform Combine Sides (The snap-and-break system for styrene car sides); Positive-Action/Live Frog Finger Flickn' Switch Machines (The simplest at-the-switch control system yet); Finger Flickn' Switch Machines for N Scale (The system will work even with the code 55 turnouts); Finger Flickn' Switch Machines for HO Scale (Manual operation made simple); Build a Dummy Ground-Throw Switch Lever (The real railroads' version of a "Finger Flickn'"); Super-Detailing Mantua's 0-4-OT (Rick Brendel's model is a showpiece YOU can duplicate); Kadee Couplers for Mantua Locomotives (Installing the no. 5 Kadees front and rear); Can Motor and Gearbox-Installation in HO Steam Locomotive (The NWSL enclosed gearbox plus a round can in the 0-4-OT); Index of Prototype-To-Model Freight Car Articles (Where to find "Freight Cars of the Fifties" & how-tos)
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Model Railroading
July/August
1984
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Letters, Scratchbuilding XI: Plastic Grain Elevator Project, Scratchbuilding XII: Gang-Panel Metal-Sheathing Methods, Track Planning: Why Hidden Holding / Layover Tracks?, Our Scenery System Part V: Weeds by the acre, Layout Tour: Joe Kocsis' Main Line, Master Modeler Award No. 1: Howe Swing Truss Site, Super-Fine Standards for N Scale, The Perfect Prototype? Cawford Hill On The BN, The Time Machine Part V: Crawford Hill, Track Plan for Two-Mainline Layout in 12 x 21 1/2 Feet, Weathering Modern Models with an Airbrush, Performance Section: Test Report No. 53: Endo/Key N Scale F3, Double-Headed Key Diesels with and without Tires, Double-Headed Kumata/Hallmark SD45 Diesels, Test Report No. 54: Kumata/Hallmark SD45, Test Report No. 55: Precision Scale's 3-Truck HO Shay, Test Report: Endo/Precision Scale HO Diesel Power, An Athearn Chassis for Precision Scale Trucks, Kit-Conversion: An Athearn SDP45, Kent Charles' N Scale SDP45 Diesel, Diesel Detail Close-Up: EMD SDP45 as BN (GN) no. 6593, Diesel Deatil Close-UP: F-M Train Master as VGN no. 56, Index of Diesel Detail Close-up Features, Freight Cars of the Fifties: 40-foot AAR Steel Box Cars, New Brass Products, Dealer Directory, New Locomotives, Rolling Stock and Accessories.
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Model Railroading
September/October
1984
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Athearn E4, E6, E7, E8 and E9 Diesels (Not kits but a simple-enough conversion to Athearn power); Diesel Detail Close-Up (EMD E8 on the Pennsylvania RR); Diesel Detail Close-Up (EMD E8 on the Erie-Lackawanna RR); Layout Tour I: Tom Knapp's Pacific Coast Rwy in Nn3 (The smallest practical narrow gauge is now even more practical); Freight Cars From the Fifties: AAR 40-Foot Box Cars Part II (More examples of the Athearn and MDC kit prototypes); Derail-Proofing / Perfect Coupling For Athearn Cars (Follow these techniques to make your rolling stock roll); Super-Detailing Athearn & MDC Box Cars (Making simple kits look like scratch built brass); Color-Matching Box Car Red (Matching both the prototype and Athearn & MDC model colors); Operation: Switching Action With Passenger Equipment (How the NEB&W (on the covers) experts pick their passenger cars); The Time Machine: Passenger Action on the NEB&W (One scene, two distinct eras recreated in HO scale); Narrow Gauge Standards, Part I: Scenic Wonders (Selecting a prototype based on the overall scene's appeal); Moceling The Cripple Creek Mining District (One place, in time, with both narrow & standard gauge); Two-Level Track Plan For HO, HOn3 or Sn3 (Recreating Cripple Creek, on two chelves, around one room); Weathering Techniques For Corrugated Metal (Simulating age and rust on exposed metal surfaces); The Time Machine: Era-Modeling With Grain Elevators (Using dioramas to get more modeling on any layout); Diorama-Building Basics (Applying ground level scenery to create a scene); Scratchbuilding XIII: A Modern Grain Silo (Building something you cannot buy); Scratchbuilding XIV: Industrial Platforms (An intricate detail, common to many scenes, not sold in kits); How-To: Simulate the Fixture & Color of Concrete (A basic modeling technique for more realism); Performance Test Report No. 56 Model Power N Scale RSD15 (Testing one of the most popular N scale diesel chassis); Performance: Can Motors for Model Power N Scale Diesels (How YOU can do it and how it should run when you're done); Performance: Traction Tires and Two-Diesels in N Scale (We try one, then two, Model Power diesels on "the track"); Performance Test Report No. 57: PFM 2-8-0 Steam in Sn3)
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Nov / Dec
1984
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Letters (Let us hear what you think), Diesel Detail Close-Up: EMD SD40-2 on the Santa Fe (A close look at the parts the ATSF adds), Performance Test No. 58: ConCor N Scale SD40-2 (The most-wanted N scale locomotive on-the-rack), Performance Test No. 59: Atlas HO Scale GP40 (The Roco, Australian-made models are back and better), Performance: MDC 3-Truck HO Scale Shay Test (An update on the MDC Shay), Freight Cars of the Fifties, No. 17: 40-foot AAR Box Cars (More markings for the Athearn and MDC 40-footers), A Track Plan You Can Live With - 2 x 8-Plus (Part 1 in our build-a-layout series starts with a plan), Layout Tour 1: Southern Pacific in NTrak (N scale modular version of the California Coast), Layout Tour II: Belmont Shores N Scale Club (Tehachnapi' loop and 25 scale miles of mainline), Scratchbuilding Ore Wagons for the Narrow Gauge (A simple scratch-building project for any scale), S Scale Animation - Horses & People (A source for pulling power for that Sn3 ore wagon), Air Brush Cleaning - The Easy Way (The basics of self-cleaning air brush scouring), Operations - On the Narrow Gauge Part I - Car Rosters (What was the overall mix of car types on the slim gauge?), Scenery Part VII: Recreating Dead Trees (Letting nature do the dirty work), The Time Machine: New York Central Early & Late Diesel Eras (Doug Nagel's equipment makes modeling two eras easy), Layout Tour III: Doug Nagel's New York Central (A basement-sized replica of the 'Central scene), Performance Report No 60: Athearn SW1500 in HO Scale (Testing the most popular switcher ever made), Performance...How You Can Make Athearn Diesels Run Better (Our performance test procedure, step by step), Performance...Does More Weight Equal More Power? (Trying more lead inside (and outside) an SW1500), Performance...Can Motors For Athearn via Proto Power West (How Proto Power West does it - how you can do it), Performance...Athearn Diesels in Multiple Unit (two of 'em) (Do two of these super-modified models pull twice as much), Diesel Detail Close-Up: EMD SW1500 on the Western Pacific (A close-up look at the prototype for George Booth's model), Making a Modern Athearn Diesel (the true SW1500) (Adapting Cary's body, plus extra details, to Athearn), Kadee Couplers For N Scale Locomotives (The latest Kadee coupler for the latest in diesels), Body-Munting Kadee N Scale Couplers on Kadee Cars (Kadee intended it that way - here's how), Baltimore & Ohio Bay Window Caboose Conversion (Recreating the shorty B&O bay windows from Athearn kits), Chesapeake & Ohio (and B&O) 36-foot Bay Window Caboose (A much simpler method of obraining a B&O or C&O replica)
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Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette
Nov/Dec
1984
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Features - The Minneapolis Motor Line, The Carter Connection, The N Gauge Shays of Wilbur Epperly, Jr., Scratch-Building an ET & WNC Hopper Car, Creating a Specific Time Period Using Photo Backdrops, The Shoshoni, A Wells Fargo Concord Coach in HO, Two Colorado & Southern Cars, Down at the Station: Part 2, Up Clear Creek on the Narrow Gauge: Part 29, The Sawmill Chronicles: Part 3, Ore Processing; a Modelers Perspective: Part 4, The Colorado Railroad Museum, Extra Narrow Gauge Junction, Model Makers Notebook Plans - Minneapolis, Lyndale & Minnetonka Ry. Soda Motor, ML & M Ry. Baldwin Steam Dummy, ML & M Ry. Baldwin 2-6-0, ML & M Ry. Passenger Car, The Shoshoni, Magma Arizona Copper Company 2-4-2 #4, Idaho Springs Water Tank, Virginia & Truckee Carson City NV Oil Tank
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January / February
1985
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Letters, Build-A-Railroad Part II: Benchwork (Translating a trackplan into three dimensions), Freight Cars of the Fifties: AAR Tank Cars Part II (More prototypes for Gould's and Mantua's kits), Modeling the AAR Tank Cars in HO Scale (Spotting features that you can duplicate), Scratch-Building: A Wood Loading Dock (Narrow gauge standards for loading ore or freight), Modeler's Tricks: Weathering Wood (Making wood, and plastic too, look like barnwood), The Time Machine: Loading Docks circa 1907 and 1953 (Subtle changes update or backdate this scene), Freight Cars of the Sixties: 100 Ton Covered Hoppers (Prototypes for the first of today's common cars), Recreating the PS Covered Hopper From Athearn Parts (A kit conversion to build the 100 ton prototypes), Richard Yaremko's Scratch-Built 100 Ton Covered Hopper (Our "Master Modeler" award winner's version of the car), Performance Test No 61: Atlas HO RS-3 Test (The first plastic ready-to-run from Japan in HO scale), How We Test N Scale Locomotives (The procedures Bob Higgins uses to test performance), Hidden Switch Machines for N Scale (Improving the realism of an N Scale turnout the easy way), Layout Tour: The SIlk City Model Railroad Club (Part of the Pennsylvania Railroad, in HO Scale), The Refrigerator Cars of the Burlington (Prototypes of the Q fleet in full color), Track Plan: Baltimore & Ohio's Cumberland Division (A dream layout, in HO scale, for mainline railroading), The First Simple Model Railroad Computer Program (Taking the drudgery out of operating leaving pure fun), Performance Test Report NO 62: PSC 3-Truck Shay (After a year in waiting, the sequel to the two-truck), Performance Test Report No 63: MDC's HO, Sn3 & On2 2-8-0 (The basic chassis for a host of steam locomotives), Chassis for a Narrow Gauge / Old Time 2-8-0, NWSE Gears for the MDC Kit, A Sagami Can Motor For the MDC Kit, An Enclosed Gearbox For the MDC Kit, A Small Can Motor for the MDC Kit, Improving the Appearance of the HO 2-8-0 From MDC (Variations, in HO scale, on 2-8-0 superstructures), Diesel Detail Close-Up - HO Scale: Northwestern GP7 (How one modeler made a part-by-part Athearn conversion), Diesel Detail Close-Up: Maine Central GP7, Diesel Detail Close-Up: Canadian National GP9, Index Making it Modern (Where to find articles on modeling up-to-date railroads)
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March / April
1985
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Prototype Articles (the source) - Time Machine - Modeling The Pennsylvania Railroad, C30-7 Santa Fe Diesels From G.E. In Color, Diesel Detail Close-Up: Santa Fe C30-7, Diesel Detail Close-Up: Norfolk & Western C30-7, Freight Cars of the Fifties: 40 Foot AAR Box Cars Part IV Fidelity-To-Prototype (how YOU can do-it) Articles - Scratchbuilding: Timber Trestles, Assembly Tips for Campbell Trestle Kits, Conversion: Athearn C30-7 Diesel, Athearn Chassis for Bachmann-Conversions C30-7 Diesels, Installing PDT Self-Powered Trucks in Athearn Diesels, Air Brush Painting Basics, Index of Air Brush & Paint Articles, Athearn / MC Kean 40 Foot AAR Box Car Conversion, Build-A-Railroad step-by-step, Setting sites for structures, Bridge-Building From the Roadbed up, Installing Kadee Electro-Magnetic Ramps, Modeler's Tricks for Easy Track-Laying, Kit-Conversions: MDC HOn3, Sn3 and Sn2 Locomotives Performance Articles (Coming closer to perfection) - Installing North West Short Line's PDT Diesel Trucks, Performance Test Reports: No. 64 - Samhongsa / Hallmark Brass HOn3 E.B.T. 2-8-2, No. 65 - S.M.I. / Sunset $100 HO Scale Brass GP7, No. 66 - Model Die Casting HOn3 2-8-0 Kit, Can Motors & NWSL Gears for the MDC HOn3 / Sn2 2-8-0 Operations (Fidelity-to-prototype, in action) - Freight Car Routing Via Assigned Service Placards Track Plans (Combining Prototype Fidelity with operation) - N Scale Mainline or HO Branchline in 9' x 12' Scenery (Another variation on Fidelity-to-Prototype) - Spray-on Scenery (color-matching greens) Layout Tours - Reader's Layouts In Full Color, Bill Grave's Rio Grande Southern in HOn3
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Model Railroading
May-June
1985
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Prototype Articles (The Source) - Diesel Detail Close-Up: B&O H-16-44, Diesel Details: Santa Fe and Pennsy H-16-44, The Pacific Electric; Interurban Modeling, Burlington Reefers-in COLOR, Freight Cars of the Fifties: 40 foot AAR Box Cars Pert V Fidelity-To-Prototype (How YOU can do it) Articles - Air Brush Painting: Russian Iron, Scratchbuilding XVIII: Santa Fe Standard Scale House, Upgrading the MDC 40 foot HO Gondolas, Upgrading the Mantua 44 foot HO Gondolas, Kadee Couplers for Namtua Freight Cars, Time Machine: Gondolas, Build a Railroad Step-by-Step: Modeler's Tricks for Track-Laying, Where (and how) to install Kadee uncoupling ramps, Derail-proofing the trackwork, Wiring-all you need to know, Control Panel construction, Simple Switch Machine installation, Finger Flickn' Manual Turnout Control, Athearn Index-Where to find an article Performance Articles (coming closer to perfection) - Athearn-Powered Alco RS-3: The new Stewart kit, Can Motor Conversion for Atlas HO Alcos, Athearn-Powered Fairbanks-Morse H-16-44: The Bowser kit, Atlas-Powered H-16-44: an easy conversion, Multiple Unit Performance (TWO can-motored Atlas RS-3s), Performance Test Results: No. 69 Atlas HO Scale Alco RSD-4/5, No. 67 Minitrix N Scale U28C, No. 68 PBL Sn3 2-8-0 Brass Locomotive Track Plans (Combining Prototype Fidelity with Operation) - P.R. Plan: heavy interurbans freights & trolleys Scenery (another variation on Fidelity-to-Prototype) - Basic Tree-building Tricks (with aluminum wool) Layout Tours - Union Pacific in HO Scale by Ralph Gochnour, Jim Woodward's Michigan Central in HO Scale
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Prototype Modeler
June-July
1985
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"Bottoms up!" for better freight-car modeling, When 614(t) ruled January. RS3 Southern Style, Cushioning the load in Hoosierland, Prototype profile: North Stratford Railroad, Delaware & Hudson extended-vision cabooses, Lackawanna 50-ton two-bay hoppers, Prototype Portfilio: Rickety Rockets, The Prototype Modelers Notebook: Southern Pacific 40-foot double-door boxcar
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Model Railroading
July / August
1985
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Prototype Articles (the Source - Time Machine, PSC 50 Ton Hoppers - 1898-1959; Freight Cars of the Fifties, 40 foot AAR Box Cars part VI; Diesel Detail Close-Up, GP9, Phase II on Boston & Maine; Diesel Detail Close-Up, GP20 rebuild on Santa Fe; Freight Cars of the Sixties, Athearn's 100 Ton Grain Cars Fidelity-To-Prototype (how YOU can do it) Articles - Assembling Westerfield's Cast Resin Car kits; Scratchbuilding XIX, Selective Compression; Baltimore & Ohio Waggontop Hopper Conversion; Modern Prototype Modeling Convention; Modeling Impack's Articulated TOFC Cars Performance Articles (coming closer to perfection) - Index of 65 Performance-Improvement Articles; Build an MDC HOn3 Shay (or Sn3 or On2); Performance Test Reports: No. 69 Samhongsa/Key HOn3 BRASS 2-8-0, No. 70 Samhongsa/Key N scale BRASS 4-8-2 Operations (Fidelity-to-Prototype, in Action) - Freight Car Movements at Mines & Mills Track Plans (Combining Prototype Fidelity with Operation) - Four Bookshelf-Size Track Plans: No. 1 - Switchback-on-a-Shelf, No. 2 - A Full-Size "Leadville" Yard, No. 3 - The "Ibex" Branchline Engine Terminal & Mine, No. 4 - The Resurrection Mine & Mill Complex; Adapting Track Plans to Your Scale & Gauge; Stub-Ended Staging, 3 Railroads on 4 Shelves Scenery (another variation on Fidelity-to-Prototpye) - Build-A-Railroad step-by-step: Drainage Ditches, Buried Ties and Roads, Polyfoam Rocks for Lightweight Scenery, Shaping the Scenery to Match Reality, Thin-Shell Plaster & Shaped Embankments Layout Tours - Dick Pettit's HOn3 Narrow Gauge Module/Shelf Layout; David Newell's Switchback-on-a-shelf in HO scale
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September/October
1985
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Prototype Articles (the Source) - Prototypes for Athearn & MDC Railbox Cars; Impack's TOFC Cars; Freight Cars of the Fifties: Express Box Cars; Diesel Detail Close-Up: F3 ABBA on the Santa De circa 1948, F3 ABBA on the Santa Fe circa 1961, RS-3 on the Southern; Indes of Prototype Freight Car Articles Fidelity-To-Prototype (how YOU can do it) Articles - Scratchbuilding: N or HO scale C&S Standard Stock Pens; Upgrading (& updating) Campbell's Stock Pen Kit; Derail-Proofing Shinohara/Walthers Code 83 Turnouts; Super-Detailed Track & Roadbed Performance Articles (coming closer to perfection) - Performance Test Results: Bachmann HO Scale SD40-2 Diesel, Anjin/Overland Brass HO SD50 Diesel, Bachmann N Scale E60CP and SD40-2; Flywheels & Weight for the Anjin/Overland Brass Diesels; Multiple-Unit Performance from Anjin/Overland Diesels Operations (Fidelity-to-Prototype, in Action) - Express Box Car Operations Track Plans (Combining Prototype Fidelity with Operation) - Stub-Ended Staging in 12 x 12 (or 9 x 9) feet Scenery (Another Variation on Fidelity-to-Prototype) - 6-Texture Scenery (Grass, Dirt & Weeds); Creating Steambeds & Streams Layout Tours - Lee Saunders' New York Central in HO Scale; HO and HOn3 Dual Gauge in 5 x 9 Feet; Pete Moffett's 12 x 18 Trout Creek...Module
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Model Railroading
November/December
1985
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Prototype Articles (The Source) - Klamath Falls: SP, CN and OC&E Interchange, Lime Kiln Operations, Narrow Gauge Standards; Timber Houses, Freight Cars of the Fifties: PS-1 50 Foot Box Cars, Freight Cars of the Sixties: Waffle-Side Box Cars, Making-It-Modern: Pullman Standard Railbox Cars, Diesel Detail Close-Up: Union Pacific GP9B Fidelity-To-Prototype (How YOU can do it) Articles - The Whole Scene - Index of Models at Thomasville, Time Machine in Action: Circa 1907, 1925, 1953 & 1959, Scene Site & Structure Library (in three dimensions), Corrections, mistakes and blunders at Thomasville, Scratchbuilding: Timber Section Houses, Kit-Conversion: PS Waffle-Side Box Car, Upgrading: Athearn, MDC & Robin's Rails Modern Box Cars, Upgrading: MDX, Pullman Standard Railbox Cars, Modern Modelers Convention Performance Articles (coming closer to perfection) - Performance Test Reports: Model Die Casting RS3 Diesel, Con Cor/Kato N Scale SW 1500 Diesel, Bachmann NYC and N&W 4-8-4s in HO Scale Operations (Fidelity-to-Prototype, in action) - Three-Train Action in 8 Feet at Thomasville, Loads-in/Empties-Out Operations Track Plans (Combining Prototype Fidelity with Operation) - HO Mainline in 8'9" x 9' (and in 10'9" x 11'9") Scenery (Another variation on Fidelity-to-Prototype) - Creating Geographically-Correct Scenes, Photo Mural Backdrops, Modelers (tree) Tricks with Ground Foam Layout Tours - Dudley Wilcox' Canadian Pacific in HO Scale, Kent Lannert's Freeburg, Illinois Circa 1863 Part 1
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Walthers - The World of N and Z Scale: A Walthers Catalog & Reference Manual
1986
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Contents - Index, Last Minute Additions & Corrections, What's New, Getting Started, Participating Dealers Program, Company History, Passenger Cars, Traction, Locomotives, Freight Cars, Couplers & Trucks, Track & Accessories, Signals & Detection Units, Scenery, Instant Horizons Fold-out, Structures, Figures, Vehicles, Video Tape, The Magic of Model Railroading Color Section, Z Scale Section, Power Supplies & Motors, Sound Systems, Lighting & Electrical Accessories, Adhesives, Cleaners * Lubricants, Paint & Paint Supplies, Tools, Scratch Building Supplies, Super Detailing Parts, Books, Railroadiana, Glossary
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Model Railroading
January / February
1986
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Prototype Articles (the Source) - The Society Page; Freight Cars of the Fifties: Union Pacific Prototypes for Athearn Stock Cars, PS-1 50 foot Box Cars Part II, USRA (and Athearn) Hopper Cars, Panekl Side Hopper Cars; recreating Freeburg Illinois; Sherman Hill on the UP; Running a Mountain Railroad...UP's Coalmont Branch; The Piggypacker TOFC/COFC Unloader; Freight Cars of the Thirties: URT Reefers; Diesel Detail Close-Up[: ICG GP11; Diesel Detail Close-Up: Milwaukee GP38-2 Fidelity-to-Prototype (how-YOU-can-do-it) Articles - Index: Scratch-building and Kit-building articles; Scratchbuilding; Thomasville's Station, Proper Prototype: Athearn and Life-Like Hoppers; USRA Hopper Kit-conversion; Kit-Conversion: Athearn/Pike Stuff Panel Hoppers; Build the Piggypacker Loader; Simple Scratchbuilding: RR Crossing Signs Performance Articles (Coming Closer to Perfection) - Performance Test Report: Samhongsa/Key N Scale UP 4-8-8-4; Cannon Can Motors for Athearn Diesels; Brass Diesel Performance from Athearn Track Plans (Combining Prototype Fidelity with Operation) - Sherman Hill in HO & N - A Study in Stub-Ended Staging Layout Tours - Jerry Strangarity's HO Scale Reading; Hal Riegger's N Scale Heavy Electric Line
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May / June
1986
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Prototype Articles (The Source) - Modeling the Midwest Milk Trains, Freight Cars of the Fifties: Milk Trains, Time Machine: Brookville PA on the P&S, Recreating a Real Railroad: Pittsburg & Shawmut Part II, Freight Cars of the Sixties: 2 & 3 Bay Hoppers, Modern 3 Bay Hoppers, Freight Cars of the Fifties: PS-1 Box Cars Part II, Diesels: NW2 versus SWA7 Spotting, Diesel Detail Close-Up: TR2A & TR2B as CGW no. 63, Diesel Detail Close-Up: ALCO RS-11 as MC no. 802 Fidelity-to-Prototype (how-YOU-can-do-it) Articles - Upgrading Life-Like's 3-Bay Hopper, Scratchbuilding in Brass Performance Articles (Coming Closer to Perfection) - Index of 27 HO, HOn3 and Sn3 Steam Locomotive Tests, Can Motors for Bachmann HO 4-8-4s, Performance Test Reports, Arnold/Walthers N Scale GP9, Kato/Con COr N Scale GN 4-8-4 Operations (Fidelity-to-Prototype in Action) - Car Card Operations for Mountain Railroads, Track Plans (Combining Prototype Fidelity with Operation) - Double Deck Track Plan: The Shawmut Scenery (Another Variation on Fidelity-to-Prototype) - Simple Scenery: Willows For the Riverbanks Layout Tours - Roger Schenk's Sn3 Red Gorge Southern, Joe Folco's HO Pennsylvania Mainline
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Model Railroading
September/October
1986
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Prototype Articles (the Source) - Steam Locomotive Detail Close-Up: Pennsy L-1s; Diesel Detail Close-Up: EMD SD 45s as SCL no. 2010; Diesel Detail Close-Up: EMD DS40 as CN no. 5035; Private Owner Wood Milk Tank Cars; Freight Cars of the Fifties: PS-1 40 foot Box Cars; Freight Cars of the Sixties: 4427 cu. ft. Covered Hoppers - 12 panel, 50 foot Airslide Covered Hoppers Fidelity-to-Prototype (how-YOU-can-do-it) Articcles - Index of Kit-Conversion and Kit-Upgrading Articles, Athearn 54 ft PS-Covered Hopper Conversion; Scratchbuilding Truss Rod Gondolas and Flat Cars; Life-Like Yard Office or Scale House Kit-Conversion Performance Articles (Coming Closer to Perfection) - Performance Test Results: Bowser HO Scale Pennsy L-1s 2-8-2, Key/Samhongsa HO Scale Brass UP 4-6-6-4 Operations (Fidelity-to-Prototype in Action) - Team Tracks & LCL Freight Yards Track Plans (Combining Prototype Fidelity with Operations) - Staging/Fiddle Yard Operating Diagrams; Holding/Layover Track Operating Diagrams Scenery (Another Variation on Fidelity-to-Prototype) - Building Trees Without Leaves (for Fall or Winter) Layout Tours - Dennis Glynn's HO Scale Union Pacific; Marv Koenig's HO Scale Soo Line
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November
1986
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Prototype Articles (the source): - Diesel Detail Close-Up: EMD MP15AC as MKT no. 59; Diesel Detail Close-UP: EMD GP50 as BN no. 3108; Freight Cars of the Fifties: PS-1 40 foot Box Cars; Freight Cars of the Sixties: 50 Foot Dreadnaught-end Box Cars; Freight Cars of the Fifties: 12-panel PSC 40 foot Box Cars; Billboard Reefers from the Thirties; Modern-era PS-1 40 foot Box Cars Fidelity-to-Prototype (how-YOU-can-do-it) Articles: - Scratchbuilding, finding and scale-sizing PLANS; Build an l.c.l. Freight Yard in HO Scale; End of Track Bumbers for Street Trackage; End-Loading Dock Kit-Conversion; HO Scale Gantry Crane Kit Conversion; Arch Bar Trucks for 1900-era HO Scale; Kadee Couplers for Con Cor/Rivarossi Log Cars; Upgrading the Con Cor/Rivarossi HO Scale Heisler; Kit-Conversion, the 12 Panel PSC 40 foot Box Cars Performance Articles (Coming Closer to Perfection): - Performance Test Results; Atlas HO Scale Alco S-2 Test; Con Cor/ Rivarossi HO Scale Heisier; Bachmann N Scale SD40-2; Can Motor for the Con Cor/Rivarossi Heisler Operations (Fidelity-to-Prototype in Action)" - Index of Operations articles Track Plans (Combining Prototype Fidelity with Operations): - O Scale Shelf Layout in just 10 x 12 feet Scenery (Another Variation on Fidelity-to-Prototype): - Railroads in the Streets, the Hartel System in HO Scale; Brick and Cobblestone Street Painting & Weathering Layout Tours: - Ed & Ron Gould's HO Ore-Hauling Toledo & Western; S Scale Modular Model Railroading in Michigan
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Model Railroading
January
1987
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Prototype Articles (The Source) - USRA Single-Sheathed 40 Foot Box Cars, Freight Cars of the Fifties: Rebuilt USRA Box Cars, Recreating a Real Railroad: UP/GN Camas Prairie, Diesel Detail Close-Up: ALCO S-2 as Pennsy 5927, Diesel Detail Close-Up: ALCO RS-11 as D&H 5002, Consists - "The Whole Train" (CB&Q Circa 1965 In Color, Freight Cars of the Forties: Side-Dump Hoppers Fidelity-to-Prototype (How-YOU-can-do-it) Articles - Modern Modelers 1986 Contest - Report, Product Review: HO, N & O scale USRA Box Cars, Time Machine: LCL Freight Circa 1953 & Intermodal Terminal Circxa 1985, Scale Scenics: HO Scale Chain Link Fence, MDC Kit-Conversion: 33-Foot Side-Dump Hopper, Athearn-Powered GP By Cary Performance Articles (Coming Closer to Perfection) - Performance Test Results, Samhongsa/Key HO Scale Alco RS-32 Diesel, MRC/Lima HO Scale Alco C-420 Diesel, Cannon Can Motor for Atlas' S-2 Diesel Operations (Fidelity-to-Prototype in Action) - Intermodal Terminal Operations Track Plans (Combining Prototype Fidelity with Operation) - Two-Level HO scale 10'4" x 11' Class One Branchline Scenery (Another Variation on Fidelity-to-Prototypes) - Concrrete Streets and Parking Lots, Weeds for the Cracks in Concrete Layout Tours - Bill Reid's NTRAK removable-module Narrow Gauge (And early-era charmers, in general) - 1986 National Narrow Gauge Convention's New Products
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February
1987
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Prototype Articles (The Source) - Diesel Detail Close-Up: Index of 74 Prototypes, Pullman Standard 40 Foot Box Cars: 1939-1946, Modern Straddle Cranes, 50 Foot Box Cars From The Sixties (In Color), Consists Part II: Burlington c 1965 (in color), Diesel Detail Close-Up: EMD GP9 Phase 1: NYC 5901, Diesel Detail Close-Up: EMD GP9 Phase III SP 3841, Freight Cars of the Fifties: PS-1 40 Box Cars, Industry-Grouped Modern Tank Cars Fidelity-to-Prototype (how-YOU-can-do-it) Articles - MDC 2-for-1 Box Car Conversion: Early PS-1 40 Footers, Basics: laying Atlas Custom Supreme Turnouts, Kadee Couplers for Athearn Dash-2 Diesels, Athearn Power for E5, E6, E7 and E8 Diesels, Modern Straddle Crane Conversion, Scratchbuilding...Puting The Plan to Work Performance Articles (Coming Closer to Perfection) - Brass Trucks for any Athearn Diesel, Brass Performance From any Athearn Diesel, Performance Test Reports, DJH HO Scale Steam Locomotive Kits, Sanhongsa/Key Casting HO Scale Steam 4-10-2, Operations (Fidelity-to-Prototype in Action) - Generating Freight Traffic with...Summaries Layout Tours - The Rock Island in HO: The Newport Minnesota Club, Rick Koch's Nn3 Module of Red Mountain Narrow Gauge (and early-era charmers, in general) - N Scale Narrow Gauge: The Ready-to-Runs and Kits
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March
1987
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Prototype Articles - Index to "Freight Cars of the Fifties", The Common Car Series for more Authentic Trains, Cylindrical Hoppers (Part 1 - A spotters guide), Diesel Detail: Alco C-420 as L&N (Family) No. 1303, Diesel Detail: Alco C-420 as LV No. 410, Consists "The Whole Train" (D&RG Circa 1954 in COLOR), Wood Milk Tank Cars (From the thirties - Part IV), Railway Express Agency (A Modelers history by Car Type), Freight Cars of the Fifties (PS-1 40-foot Single Door Box Cars), Prototype Plans: C&O Bucket-Loading Coaling Station Fidelity-to-Prototype Articles - Vylindrical Hopper Kit-Conversion in HO Scale, George Bishop's Central Valley Bascule Bridge Conversion, O Scale Ready-to-Lay Turnouts from Roco Performance Articles - Atlas Power for Athearn Diesels, Performance Test Results Track Plans - The Helix as a Holding/Layover Yard, Double-Deck in 8'9" x 9' (With no-stoop operating access) Scenery - Weeds (The Sweetwater Scenery Priduct) Layout Tours - Adrien D'Astous' Canadian National HO Scale 2 x 8 "Town Site", Ted Alexander's HO Scale Neponsett Valley Shelf Layout
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April
1987
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Prototype Articles (The Source) - Index: Freight Cars of the THIRTIES, Diesel Detail Close-Up: Alco RS-2 as Santa Fe 2099, Diesel Detail Close-Up: EMD GP9 Phase III B&O 6465, ACF Cylindrical Covered Hoppers Part 1, Freight Cars of the Fifties: PS-1 40 Foot Box Cars - VI, Freight Cars of the Fifties: Rebuilt X-29 Box Car - COLOR, Pennsylvania-type X-29 Early All Steel Box Cars, USRA-style All Steel New York Central Design Box Cars Fidelity-to-Prototype (How-YOU-can-do-it) Articles - Kit Conversion - Athearn-Powered Alco RS-2 Diesel, Kit-Conversion Atlas-Powered Alco RS-2 Diesel, MDC Kit-Conversion Round-Roof Box Cars, Consists Part III: an HO scale train of 40s from the Fifties, Master Modeler: San Bernandino Stucco Station in N Scale Performance Articles (Coming Closer to Perfection) - Performance Test Reports, Oriental/Samhongsa low-cost Brass HO scale 2-8-2, O Scale Brass: Overland/Anjin Alco S-2, Kit-Conversion: ATLAS' GP9 in HO scale Operations (Fidelity-to-Prototype. in action) - Pre-Printed Car Card Operations Scenery (Another variation on Fidelity-to-Prototype) - Detailing Atlas HO Track - with an AIR BRUSH in COLOR Layout Tours - Bill Shimmieman's Double-Deck D&RG in HO scale Narrow Gauge (and early-era charmers) - Private Owner Freight Cars Circa 1909 in HO scale, Cardiff Colorado Circa 1909 in COLOR
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Model Railroading
May
1987
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Prototype Articles (The Source) - Prototype Plans: The Telluride Depot, Car-Spotting: The 50 foot "Railbox" Variations (Modern), Repainted 'Per Diem' 50 foot Exterior Post Box Cars (Modern), Diesel Detail CLose-Up: EMD SD60 as EMD 9099 (on the BN), Diesel Detail Close-Up: ALCO S-2 as GM&O 19, Freight Cars of the Sixties: 40 Foot Plug/Sliding Door Box Cars, Freight Cars of the Fifties: PS-1 40 Foot Single Door Box Cars - VII Fidelity-to-Prototype (how-YOU-can-do-it) Articles - MDC N Scale 50 foot Box Cars: Models vs Prototypes, Kit-Conversion: Bachmann Cylindrical Covered Hoppers, Air Brushing: Weathering Welded-Side Cars (in color), Kit-Upgrading: Front Range Plug/Sliding Door Box Cars Performance Articles (Coming Closer to Perfection) - Bowser Power for Bachmann's N&W 4-8-4, Performance Test Reports: Babbitt O Scale 2-6-0, Con Cor/Rivarossi N Scale 4-6-6-4 Track Plans (Combining Prototype Fidelity with Operations) - Telluride in HOn3 (12 x 3 feet) or SN3 (15 x 4 feet) Scenery (another variation on Fidelity-to-Prototype) - Pine Trees (Made the Sweetwater Way) Layout Tour - Wayne Milliren's Double Deck N Scale Dream Layout Narrow Gauge (and other early-era charmers) - Modeling a Mountain Railroad: Telluride on the RGS - Part 1 3
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Model Railroading
June
1987
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Prototype Articles (The Source) - Index - Freight Cars of the Sixties articles, Small Steam (The Light 2-8-0 and 4-6-0), Freight Car Feedback - In Color, Diesel Detail Close-Up (Baldwin AS-616 as UP no. 1265), Diesel Detail Close-Up (EMD SW 1500 as Conrail no. 9582), ACF Cylindrical Covered Hoppers Part III - In Color, Santa Fe Standard Track Scale House, Track Scale Houses on the Rock Island, BN & CN, Freight Cars of the Fifties (PS-1 40 foot Box Cars) Fidelity-to-Prototype (how-YOU-can-do-it( Articles - MDC/Tyco Kit-Conversions (2-8-0 and 4-6-0 Steam), Kit-Conversion (Con Cor MP15 to SW1500), Kit-Conversion (MDC 2-Bay N&W Hopper), Modeling the Track Scale and its Rails, Time Machine (Track Scales circa 1953 and 1985) Performance Articles (Coming closer to Perfection) - Performance Test Reports: Weaver Models' O Scale Alco RS-3 Diesel, Life-Like HO Scale Alco C628 Diesel Track Plans (Combining Prototype Fidelity with Operations) - Telluride (On the RGS in HO, HOn3 or Sn3) Operations (Fidelity-to-Prototype in Action) - Track Scale Switching Movements Layout Tours - Roger Dart's & Phil Jackman's Midwest in NTRAK, Mike Braunstein's Diesel-Power Layout in HO Scale Narrow Gauge (And Early-Era Charmers in General) - Narrow Gauge Standards: 2-8-0s, Recreating RGS Operations In and Out of Telluride
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Model Railroading
July
1987
V.
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Prototype Articles (The Source) - New York Central USRA (X-29) Style 40 Foot Box Cars, Diesel Detail Close-Up: GE U25B as RI no. 222/203, Diesel Detail Close-Up: GE U25B as New Haven 2501/2504, Prototype Plans III: ACF 3960 Cylindrical Hoppers, Freight Cars of the Fifties: PS-1 40 Foot Box Cars IX Fidelity-to-Prototype (how-YOU-can-co-it) Articles - Index to Air-Brushing Articles and Techniques, Plans-to-Reality Part 1: C&O Coaling Tower, Kit-Conversations Closed Vestibule Passenger Cars, Roof Details for Truss-Rod Era Passenger Cars, Windows and Shades for Passenger Cars, Kit-Conversions MDC Truss-Rod Passenger Cars Performance Articles (Coming Closer to Perfection - Performance Test Reports, Ajin/Overland O Scale Brass Steam Wm 2-8-0, Samhongsa/New England Rail HO Brass CVB 2-8-0 Scenery (Another Variation on Fidelity-to-Prototype) - 'Instant' Texture (The Gravel Batter Technique) Operations (Fidelity-to-Prototype in Action) - Mixed Train (Daily) Operations Layout Tours - Stuart Glazier's NTRAK Module, Bob Lener's Sn3 Rio Grande Southern Narrow Gauge (and Other Early-Era Charmers) - Combines (Narrow Gauge Standards)
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Model Railroading
March
1988
V
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Prototype Articles (The Source) - Diesel Detail Close-Up: EMD GP9 Phase II as PRR 7007, PLANS: GA 4500 cu. ft. Covered Hopper, Boston & Maine - a Perfect Prototype, Claremont Junction NH, Bellows Falls Vermont, ACF 2980 Center Flow Covered Hoppers in COLOR, Piggy-Back 40 and 50 foot flats on the Union Pacific Special Supplement 14 pages, The "Wish List" Locomotive & Car Reader Survey Fidelityh-to-Prototype (how-YOU-can-do-it) Articles - Kit-Conversion & Kit-Upgrading Article INDEX, Kit-Conversion Atlas N Scale F3 ABBA Diesel, Kadee Couplers for Rivarossi Steam Locomotives in HO, Upgrading Weaver's O Scale RS-3 Diesel Performance Articles (Coming Closer to Perfection) - Multiple-Unit Test: Atlas/Kato N Scale GP9, Regearing for Rivarossi HO Scale Steam Locomotive Track Plans - 18'6" x 18'6" Triple-Deck corkscrew (no helix) Layout Tours - Don Harper's Sn3 in 13 x 20 feet
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Prototype Modeler
May-June
1990
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Prototype Modeler's Notebook: DuPont 80,000 Gallon Tank Car, Prototype Profile - The Pocono Northeast Railway, PM Plans: Canadian Pacific Standard Toohouse, How The Prototype Does It - Rock Fall Fences, A Decade of the New England, Berkshire & Western, PM Photostudy: SFRD Reefers 35998 and 35820, Military Freight Equipment
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Railmodel Journal
November
1992
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All Scales - Time Capsule "Kansas City, Missouri September 2, 1948", Locomotive Performances Summary of all previous test reports, Scenic Modeling Modeling Madrone Trees., Track Planning City street operations at Baltimore's Fells Point., Hand-Held Throttles MRC's Tech 3 with Neos Walk-Around., Plans Carfloat Transfer Bridge at Baltimore's Fells Point., Locomotive Modeling Pocket-Size Switchers for City Streets, Industry Arundel-Brooks Cement Dealer, Baltimore, Techniques Your "Top Tips" readers Better Ideas for modeling HO Scale - Pennsy X-37B 40-foot Box Car from Athearn's Kit, 1937 AAR 40-foot Box Cars from Innovative Models kits, Honeymead ACF Covered Hopper from Athearn's Kit Techniques Upgrading Innovative Models' 40-foot Box Car Kits, Upgrading Athearn/Rail Power Products GE Diesels Locomotive Performance Kato GP35 Test Report Diesels - Detail-by-Detail EMD GP40 as Rock Island 4705, Railroad Prototype Modelers Meets Report from the NMRA National at Columbus, Ohio, Report from the Toronto Ontario scale modeling meet Diesel Modeling Santa Fe GE Dash 8-40CW from Athearn/Rail Power parts, CB&Q F3-A and F3-B from Stewart's model N Scale - Locomotive Performance Atlas/Kato GP35 test report, Techniques Micro-Trains Body-Mount Couplers on Atlas Hoppers, Diesels, Detail-by-Detail EMD GP40 as Rock Island 4705 S Scale - Freight Cars 1937 AAR 40-foot Box Cars from Pacific Rail Shops kits, O Scale - Freight Cars 1937 AAR 40-foot Box Cars from Intermountain kits, Diesels, Detail-by-Detail EMD GP40 as Rock Island 4705 G Scale - Layout Tour Bill and Dee Baldock's DSP&P RR
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RailModel Journal
May
1993
V. Good
All Scales - Plans: Portland Cement Co. Factory: part II Techniques: Scratchbuilding in Styrene Plastic - a brick industry, Your Top Tips - Reader's 'Better Ideas' for modeling Time Capsule: Extra 23 East on The Soo June 23, 1958 Locomotive Performance: Summary of Previous Locomotive Test Reports Operations: Through Freight Trains - Part II HO Scale - Freight Cars: Canadian 40-foot Box Cars from McKean and C & BT Shops kits, Quad Hopper; Pennsy's H21 from Bowser's kit, 40-foot PSI Box Cars; from McKean Walthers Con Cor Model Power or Cannonball kits Part II, Western Pacific 60'8" Center beam Cars from McKean Models kit, MKT Two-Bay ACF Center Flow Covered Hopper from McKean Models kit Diesel Modeling: EMD E8A as Union Pacific no. 936 Techniques: Scratchbuilding in Styrene Plastic - a Brick Industry Layout Tour: Ken McCorry's Pennsylvania Railroad Diesel Modeling: MP G.E. C36-7 from Ra il Power and Athearn kits, Santa Fe EMD GP35 from Rail Power and Athearn kits N Scale - Plans: Portland Cement Company manufacturing plant - part II Freight Cars: 40-foot PSI Box Cars from Micro-Trains or Atlas models Techniques: Body-Mount Couplers for Precision Masters kits Locomotive Performance: Life-Like FA2 Test Report O Scale - Freight Cars: PS-1 40-foot Box Cars from Weaver Kits Diesels, Detail-by-Detail: EMD E8A as Union Pacific 936
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Model Railway Journal (British)
No. 66
1993
V.
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Small Suppliers Forum, Corris, Layout Design, The Best Coach Kit Yet?, MRJ Project Manning Wardle 'F', Wagon Loads No. 2 - Heavy Metal, Miscellanea, Colorado - State-Of-The-Art A3, Letters, Diary
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Railmodel Journal
March
1994
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All Scales - Techniques: Experience - At Your Fingertips, Weathering with Water-Base Paints and an Airbrush, Your Top Tips: Readers 'Better Ideas' for Modeling Operation: Time-Out for Brake Tests, New Age Operations Part VI Time Capsule: Train 665 West, Martinsburg W Va August 15, 1972 HO Scale - Freight Cars: Walthers 76-foot Cryogenic Reefer Kits, Upgrading Eastern Car Works 34-foot Covered Hopper Kits, More Prototypes for EAastern Car Works 34-foot Covered Hopper Kits Locomotive Performance: Summary of All Previous Locomotive Test Reports, Life-Like Proto 2000 EMD E8-A Diesel Test Report Diesels, One-Detail-At-A-Time: EMD E8-A as Illinois Central 4027 Layout Tour: Ken McCorry's Buffalo Division of the Pennsylvania RR Diesel Modeling: Southern Pacific EMD SD40T-2 from Athearn's Kit N Scale - Freight Cars: Walther's 76-foot Cryogenic Reefer Kits, Upgrading Loco-Motives (V-Line) 34-foot Covered Hoppers, More Prototypes for Loco-Motives 34-Covered Hopper Kits Diesels, One-Detail-At-A-Time: EMD E8-A as Illinois Central 4027 Layout Time: Bill Pistello's Los Angeles Division of the Union Pacific
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Garden Railways
February
1996
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A 1:20-Scale Sugarcane Train, The Pagosa Prairie Dogs: Part 2, Curves: Part 2, Constant Intensity Lighting, Small Cars for Small Railroads: Part 5, Tom Speer's Hard Rock & Dynamite Railroad, What Dancing Lions and Seabirds Taught Me about My Big Trains, Garden Railroading at the 1995 National Home and Garden Show
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Railmodel Journel
February
1996
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All Scales - Painting & Weathering, Time Capsule, Prototype Modeling HO Scale - Techinques, Freight Car Modeling (36-foot Wood Reefers Part 1, Pennsy X32 and X32A 50-ft Round Roof Box Cars from Bowser's kit), Diesels: One-detail-at-a-time (GE AC44CW as CSXT 9100), Layout Tour (Michael George's Louisville & Nashville Railroad), Modeling Today's Diesels (EMD SD40-2 as BN 7277), Locomotive Performance (Spectrum by Bachmann, GE Dash 8-40CW Test Report) N Scale - Freight Car Modeling (36-foot Wood Reefers Part 1, The Truss Rod Cars from Micro-Trains Models), Locomotive Performance, Diesels: One-detail-at-a-time, Techniques
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Model Railroading
February
1996
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Building a Helix, Freight Cardology - 48' Exterior-Post Domestic Containers, Diesel Detail Close-Up - Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q) FT A&B, Kitbashing a Great Northern SDP40, Scratchbuilding Ortner Three-Bay Rapid Discharge Hoppers, Ralph Gochnour's Union Pacific Wahsatch Division, Modeling a New York Central ALCo RS3 Road Switcher, Behind The Scenes - Into the Fourth Dimension, On Track - New Bridge - A Tale of Time, Modeling Modern Intermodal - Introduction to United Parcel Service Equipment - Part 1, An In-epth Review - Athearn - The Third Generation General Electric C44-9W
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Railmodel Journel
May
1997
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All Scales - Technique, Time Capsule, Operations, Industry for Modelers, Layout Design HO Scale - Modeling Freignt Cars of the 50's, Techniques, Modern Freight Car modeling, Layout Tour, Diesels: One-detail-at-a-time, Locomotive Performance, Diesel Modeling N Scale - Diesel Modeling, Modeling Freight Cars of the Fifties, Techniques, Layout Tour, Locomotive Performance O Scale - Techniques, Locomotive Performance, Diesel Modeling S Scale - Techniques, Locomotive Performance, Diesel Modeling
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O Gauge Railroading
August
1997
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Feature Articles - Convert a MTH PCC Car to 2-Rail, Clang, Growl, Clang goes the (Lionel) Trolley, A Trolley Layout, with Poles, That you can Build, Building a Modular "Timesaver" Layout: Part Three Layouts - From Westville to New Haven
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N-Scale
September / October
1997
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The VL&P Layout, The Brooklyn Bridge, On the Dock of the Bay, Bricks and Shingles, Modeling Undergrowth, Mobile Gas Station, Electronics Workshop, The GMR Layout, Plug N Play, More on Storage, The VV&E Layout, CPR's Minibox, Brass...the first time, The Erie-Lackawanna
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Model Railroading
August
1998
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Features - Freightcarology General American's Other Freight Cars - Part 2, Plastics, Kaolin & Grain Cars and Miscellaneous Covered Hoppers, Reefers & Hoppers, Modeling an Atlantic Coast Line EMD FP7, Modeling Modern Intermodal Vans and Cans - Boxcars of the '90s REAZ Green Braes, Shades of the BN Modeling with the Accurail 45' Van & A-Line Universal Floor, Keoth Mader's Wentworth Valley System, The Early SD Units - Part 11: MRL, NKP, N&W and NWP, Modeling Appalachian Streamliners Capturing the Character of Clinchfield F Units, Diesel Detail Close-Up Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O) Alco FA1/FB1, Early Intermodal - The Circus Connection, Behind the Scenes A Matter of Proportion, On Track The Other Helix
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Finescale Railroader
September
1998
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Features - The Lazy Acre Climaz, Build a Logger's Saw Car, All in a Day's Work (Industrial operation), An 1883 Cooke Consolidation (Mainstay of the Denver, South Pacific & Pacific), Milk Train (Final days on the Colorado & Southern), Colorado Coal Cars (Build or Bash), Industrial Railroading (From the Brad Smith Collection), Below the Belt (Improve any freight car), A Scratchbuilt Pennsylvania N.G. Combine, An Ely-Thomas Lumber Company Album (Into the wilds of West Virginia-Part 3), D&RGW Caboose Number 0524 (Interior detail), The South Pacific Coast Railroad (An album of rare photographs) Plans and Drawings - A Logger's Saw Car, So. Pacific Narrow Gauge Turntable, S.P. Narrow Gauge Wheel and Truck Car, A Pennsylvania Narrow Gauge Combine, Denver & Rio Grande Cabooses 0513-0567
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Classic Toy Trains
September
1999
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The Big Red Bridge, Cover Story The Bridges of Lionel Country, Tinplate prototype: Hell Gate Bridge, Classic Trackplans Apartment Layout, Long on Variety, Control Your Layout Crossing with Relays, Build a Whisper Quiet Layout, COnstruct a Wooden Arch Bridge, Re-Creating Prewar Scenic Plots, Lionel's Factory: A Family Business, Bridges From the Local Hardware Store
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Model Railroading
Oct/Nov
1999
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Features - Kitbashing a SOO SD40-2B, Plans: SOO SD40B 6450, The Alco PA - The Burly Beauty Part 9: Southern, UP & Wabash, Diesel Detail Close-Up Santa Fe EMD F7A & B, Freightcarology Walthers Enclosed Autoracks in HO Scale, Jeff and Luke Carnett's Canadian Great Western Railroad: The Lower Door to the West Shore (HO), The Latest Scenery Techniques, Light Duty Floatbridges, Using the Computer as a Modeling Tool: Selective Compression, Modeling Modern Intermodal Spine Cars, Part 5B: Modeling the Trinity 53' All-Purpose, On Track The Feeding of our Track - Part 1: The Specifications, iBehind The Scenes Into the Night - Oro Grande: Part 1
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O Gauge Railroading
December
1999
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Feature Articles - Meet Richard N. Maddox, MTH Positions Itself for the 21st Century, Build a Rotary Snowplow, The Miracle of Christmas, Build a Child Safe Christmas Layout, Creating a Holiday Layout, Christmas 1939, An Old Grist Mill - Updated, Build a Flashing Nuclear Waste Cask, A Santa Fe Style Lionel Caboose, Working with Masonite Product Reviews - Lionel ZW Transformer, Third Rail S-1 Locomotive, MTH Parts Catalog, GHB Trucks for Corgi PCC, Atlas, Pecos River Boxcars, QS1 QS-3000 Sound System
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Finescale Railroader
January
2000
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Millenium Issue Features - Build a D&RGW Refrigerator Car, The Mountain, An Airbrush Primer (Part 1: The Bare Esentials), The Italian Eurostar (An extensive kitbash of a Non-Prototypical model), Dead Cat on the Tracks (Add human interest with figures), Real Railroad Men Wore Stripes, A Scratchbuilt Blacksmith Car, The Alcade & Coalfield Railroad (Tales of an engine wiper), Build a Convertible Shay (Three trucks or two), The Mich-Cal Deuce (An American classic), Industrial Railroading (From the Brad Smith COllection), The Rarest Railroad Photos-5 (From the Donald J. Potter Collection) Plans and Drawings - Carson & Colorado R.R. Flatcar No. 105
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Classic Toy Trains
February
2000
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Cover Story No. 224 Locomotive Family Tree, Repairing a Postwar Operating Water Tower, 3. Small Layouts: Petite Perfection, Small Room, Big Fun, Little Wonder, The Price of Nostalgia, American Flyer at its FInest, Lionel's top 10: RailSounds, A Train Grew in Brooklyn, Build a Fold-Up Layout and Shelf System, K-line factory with Flair, Common but Rare American Flyer set
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O Gauge Railroading
February
2000
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Feature Articles - Filling an Empty Corner, Build a Highball Signal, Rooftops and Chimneys, From Crawlspace to Finished Layout, Talk is Cheap!, The Gantry Crane Loader Product Reviews - Lionel 2245 PC Diesel, MTH Galloping Goose, Lionel Safari Set, MTH PRR G-5, Lionel Sound Dispatch Station, Lionel Hellgate Bridge, 3rd Rail UP 4-12-2
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Model Railroading
Feb./Mar.
2000
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Features - Painting and Detailing MDC's RS3 as a Former Macon, Dublin & Savannah Seaboard Air Line "Florida Geep", J. Baum Tobacco Co. (in N) Recognize this Building? You Probably Already have it on your Layout, Kitbash a Thrall MaxGon in N, HO, S or O, Plans Thrall MaxGon for the David J. Joseph Co., Make your own Dwarf Signals, Freightcarology ADM Transportation, Don Meeker's Rocky Mountain LIne Revisited, RML's Habitat for Mini-Humanity Contest, ABF #86593/ex-Carolina #27-6718 28' Wabash National Rib-Side Trailer, DCC Update MRG Takes a Look at DCC-Part XXIII: What's New in DCC for 2000?, GP20: The First Turbo Geep Part 3: Chicago, Burlington & Quincy (CB&Q), Diesel Close-up Bangor & Aroostook
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Model Railroading
April / May
2000
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GP20: The First Turbo Geep Part 5: NYC, Penn Central, Conrail, Another Engine That Should Have Been - The SD40TH-2 - Tunnel Motors on the Southern Railway, Quick and Easy Crossing Signals for DCC, Anatomy of a Grade Crossing, Containers - A to Z - ACLU to AVLU, MDOT (Modeler's Dept. of Transportation) - ABF / Carolina 28' Monon Freight Pup #86878, Utah Northern - A Modern Western Regional, Flatcar Loads, Modeling a Pair of Southern (S & A and CofG) High Short Hood Kato GP35s - Part 2, Diesel Detail Close-Up - Santa Fe EMD SD40-2 "Snoot Nose", Behind The Scenes - Vilsousterrs: The Overall Scheme, On Track - Ballasting the Turnout Switch - Part 2
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Model Railroading
July / August
2000
V. Good
GP20: The First Turbo Geep Part 8: Union Pacific & Western Pacific, Model Railroad Operations...Granite Mountain Style - Part 1, Norfolk Southern GP40 #1372 & RP-E4D Slug #9730 - Part 1, MDOT (Modeler's Dept. of Transportation) ABF - Conference Room & Parts Department, A Trip on Larry Cannon's HO Scale Otter Valley Railroad, Freight Carology - Union Pacific Boxcars, Handlaying Turnouts - As Smooth as Glass: A Technique for Handlaying Turnouts at the Workbench, Diesel Detail Close-Up - CSXT MP15AC & MP15T, Behind The Scenes - Scenery Comes First
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Garden Railways
August
2000
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Features - Create more realistic models, Nothing fancy, Modify your Bachmann side-dump ore cars, Cover Story The Bourg Le Reine Railroad, A tale of two cabooses, Part 3 of Building a Garden Railway from the ground up Building the Colorado & Pacific (trackwork), Part 4 of an introductory series on live steam Steam on the garden pike, Lowering Aristo-Craft's streamlined passenger cars, Garden railway design & construction
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Classic Toy Trains
November
2000
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Features - Cover Story Seeking Realism, Simplified accessory panel, American Flyer for 1950, Track Plan contest winners, Lionel skyscraper display layout, Man with a mission, Build a shorty gondola, Lionel's top 10: knuckle couplers
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O Gauge Railroading
December
2000
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Feature Articles - Go Over and Out for Interest, Details of Illusion and Delusion, The Trains at NorthPark - The Ronald McDonald House of Dallas' Fabulous Display Layout, Let's Go Sledding, A Christmas Tree Layout You Can Build, Kids, Trains, Clubs & Christmas Product Reviews - Lionel GP-7 3-Unit Lash-Up, Lionel Factory & Hobby Shop, Irondequoit Reverse Unit, 3rd Rail Samson Locomotive, MTH Car Wash, ETS Logging Locomotive, 3rd Rail EM-1 Locomotive
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Model Railroading
January/February
2001
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Features - GP40: The First 645 Geep (Part 6: Denver & Rio Grande Western), St. Paul Coal Mine in Cherry, Illinois - Site of the Cherry Mine Disaster, November 13, 1919 (Part 2: The St. Paul Mine Model Layout), The "Ins & Outs" of the City of Amherst (The contest answers revealed), Modeling Modern Intermodal Transamerica Distribution Services (Part 1: History and Prototypes), Containers A-Z EKLU to FRSU, Jim Powers' Ons (Colorado & Southern Narrow Gauge), Diesel Detail Close-Up Milwaukee Road EMD GP40, Behind The Scenes A Finale for Chupadera Loop - Part 6 (The last act), On Track Fine scale Operations: Jersey Western Style - The Switchman
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Garden Railways
February
2001
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The Foxtail Garden Railway (Difficult terrain in the Pacific Northwest), Build a Simple Deck-Girder Bridge (Dimensional lumber provides the materials for this basic structure), Cover Story Sharing 10 Years of Experience (Revisiting the Johnson Pass Spur), The R & P Mining & Lumber Company (3,456 square inches of modeling fun), Sidestreet Bannerworks Steamup (A report on the 20th annual event), Garden Railway Design & Construction (Miniature landscaping with natural materials: part 1)
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Garden Railways
April
2001
V.
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Features - The Mint & Thyme Railroad, Part 3 of a series Radio control and battery power, Cover story The Colorado & Otaki Forks Garden Railway, Build some lineside fencing, The Sunnyside Railway & Lumber Company, Build a general-purpose maintenance car, Garden railway design & construction (part 2)
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Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette
Jan/Feb
2002
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Features - Green Swamp Lumber Company's Tank Car #4 (An On30 Conversion), Building Large Scale Cog Locomotives, Ore Processing at the Pandora Mining Company's S Scale 20-Stamp Mill, The Narrow Gauge Scene, Jackrabbit, Wyoming 1919, The O Scale Hotel Thunderbird Bordello and Bar, Pine Cliff #5 )A freelance On30 2-6-6-2T), No.3 at the 21st National Narrow Gauge Convention, The HOn3 Chamatiago & Southern, My HO Scale Placerville Depot, Building an Empire, Route to the Redwoods: The HOn3 North Coast Narrow Gauge and its Subsidiary - The Buckhorn Logging Co. Part 30, Lights, Camera, Action (Hollywood on the Narrow Gauge, Part 8) Plans - A Flag Stop Depot, Green Swamp Lumber Company's Tank Car #4, Lawndale Railway Boxcar #300, Hotel Thunderbird Bordello and Bar, Fort Bragg Railroad Standard Gauge 2-4-2T SEQUOIA, Fort Bragg Railroad Standard Gauge 2-4-4-T, The Martin Creamery, Coeur d'Alene Hardware & Foundry 80-cubic foot Nottom-Dump Car
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RailModel Journal
June
2003
V. Good
All Scales - June 23, 1978 Inergrove Minnesota on the Soo Line HO Scale - Easy DCC Lighting for HO Diesels, Wood Coaches from MDC and Rivarossi models, Kit Conversions: Ma & Pa 2-8-0 (and others) from MDC's model, Baldwin 'Light' 2-8-0 Consolidations from MDC models, Layouts That Can Grow - 12 x 14 foot multi-layout plan, Layouts That Can Grow - 13 x 18-foot multi-layout plan, Greg Whayman's 11 x 17-foot TH7B, Andy Panko's 18 x 32-foot Southern Ontario Region recreation, Jindo 53-foot corrugated steel containers from Athearn's model, MDC (Roundhouse) Baldwin 'Light' 2-8-0 Test Report, EMD GP50 as BN 3110 and 3128 from Athearn models, CNW 173752 Pullman-Standard PS2-CD covered hopper from InterMountain's kit, Union Pacific B-50-24 and B-50-27 Box Cars from Trix models N Scale - EMD GP50 as BN 3110 and 3128 from Kato models
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RailModel Journal
January
2004
V. Good
HO Scale - DCC and Sound for the Trix 4-8-8-4 Big Boy Models, USRA 'Heavy' 4-8-2 Mountain Locomotives from Spectrum's Model, Hart 70-Ton Convertible Ballast Cars from Proto 2000 Models, Bill Neale's 22 x 25 foot Pennsylvania Railroad 'Panhandle' at Weirton Junction, 68-foot All=Purpose Flat with Wreck-Damaged Tank car load as Santa Fe 94623 from InterMountain and MDC kits, Pennsylvania 261445 Class H40 Covered Hopper from Con-Cor's Kit, Alco RS-11 as Southern Pacific 2913 and 2921 from Atlas or Life-Like Proto 1000 models, Getting started with Styrene, Simple Scratchbuilding, Outhouses, Rivarossi Union Pacific 4-8-4 Test Report N Scale - Alco RS-11 as Southern Pacific 2913 and 2921 from Atlas models
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Scale Rails
July
2004
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Muleshoe Mining & Amalgam, Creech Brothers Logging Railroad, Tower "A" at Cincinatti Union Terminal, Large Cat Loads, Train Show Guide
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Scale Rails
July
2005
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Maximum Operation with Minimum Paperwork, Road Grader Loads, Modeling a Boeing 737 Fuselage Transport, Tupper Lake & South Junction - A History, Train Show Guide
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Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette
Sept/Oct
2005
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A Model Railroad Pioneer Remembered, Rebuilding the Dorothy, The HO-Scale Windsor Railroad, Horseshoe Curve, S Hot Micro-Layout Ideas
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