Model Railroader-1961

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ISSUE
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CONTENTS
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PRICE
PAYPAL
January
Good +
Bill of Lading - Departure at Stroudley, Britain's Best (A distinguished example of what is achieved when a goal is fulfilled.), Airslide Covered Hopper (Easy instructions for modeling a new type of car on U.S. railroads.), Close-up - Mechanical Interlocking and Signaling: Part 1 (First in a series, depicting mechanical interlocking and what it does.), Drago & East Ridge Ry. (Offers an interesting track arrangement and scenicking possibilities.), Electromagnetic Ramp for Kadee Couplers (Promises a totally hidden ramp and maximum flexibility of operation.), How to Cast Rock (A technique adapted from museum modelbuilders for better scenery.), Operating the Car Dumper: Part 2 - Conclusion (Final construction to put this waterfront facility in operation.), Coal Barge (You'll need at least one barge tied below the completed car dumper.), A Bulldog Mack in HO (A classic vehicle and a distinctive point of detail in a model layout.), Traction Substations: Part 1 (The substation - a necessary structure on every model layout.), Bluebook of Model Railroad Practice (75) I - Diesel Colors (Color combinations for the Erie and Southern Pacific Railroad diesels.) Prototype Plans and Data - CB&Q Airslide Covered Hopper, CB&Q K-2 Ten-Wheeler, Mechanical Interlocking and Signaling, Traction Substations
1
$5.00

February
V.
Good -
Bill of Lading - Between Trains at Hardeeville, Traction Club with Ideas (Just look what the Michigan Electric Railway Club did to a basement.), A Factory For Those Pickle Cars (Building and vats necessary to store pickles constitute "factory".), Narrow Gauge Gondola Car (Rebuilt car used for maintenance purposes.), Public Belt Line of New Orleans (Modeling high-density industrial district gives excuse for many cars.), Brick Substation - Substations-Part 2 (Drawings of Berkshire Street Railway Co. structure at Cheshire, Mass.), Close Up - Small Station (Flagstop at Luray, S.C., even has unused schedule board on platform.), Blind Man's Model Railroad (Bill Frank lost his sight 16 years ago, but now has his own railroad.), How to Design Your Interlocking Frame - Part 2 ("Heart" of the interlocking machine works like a mechanical puzzle.), Prototype Plans and Data - Narrow gauge gondola car, Brick substation, PRR's transition Consolidations class H-6sb
1
$5.50

March Good Twilight of the Trolleys, Railroading at Salt Creek, Cold-casting small detailed parts, Close-up-Civil War notes for model railroaders, Modern steel truss bridge, Marysville & Wellington Northern RR, Decal "scratchlettering", Track diagram and interlocking cabinet (Mechanical interlocking and signaling: 3), Bluebook of model railroad practice (76) I-Diesel colors Prototype plans and data - Pennsylvania 2000-hp class BP-20 1 $4.00
March
V.
Good -
Bill of Lading - Twilight of the Trolleys, Railroading at Salt Creek (Chicago area club makes frequent changes in track layout and scenery.), Cold-casting Small Detailed Parts (Large quantities of parts can be made in rubber or silicone molds.), Close-up - Civil War notes for Model Railroaders (If you're interested in the Civil War period or not, this will be useful.), Modern Steel Truss Bridge (Materials and construction are simple for this typical Pratt truss.), Marysville & Wellington Northern RR (Track plan with paint and continuous running plus plenty of scenery.), Decal "scratchlettering" (Use a template, take your time and you can do beautiful lettering.), Track Diagram and Interlocking Cabinet - Mechanical interlocking and signaling: 3 (Includes wiring for switch machines, signals, panel indicator lamps.), Bluebook of Model Railroad Practice (76) I-Diesel colors (Color combinations for the Santa Fe and Florida East Coast diesels.)Prototype plans and data - Pennsylvania 2000-hp class BP-20, Civil War notes for Model Railroaders 1
$5.50

May
V.
Good -
Bill Of Lading - Racket at Devil's Lodge Tunnel (Photo of Ron Wicke's HO scale western bonanza railroad.), Precisely Detailed Mikado (One of Smithsonian's collection of great engines of America.), Build Moeller's General Store (Colorful and challenging building typical of the nineties.), Retractable Ramp for Kadee Magne-Matics (Fixed ramps on mainline tracks with no accidental uncoupling.), Stretching the Too-Short Main Line (Five practical operating ideas to combat the lack of track.), Passenger Car Interiors (Many photos and detailed diagrams of passenger car interiors.), Club Directory, For Men Who Want Everything (Attic track plan with double-decked area is the most!), Bluebook of Model Railroad Parties (78) I - Diesel Colors (Color combinations for the Lehigh Valley and Frisco diesels.), Prototype Plans and Data (D&H Northern, class K-62.), (Pasenger car interiors) Departments - Railway Post Office, New Literature, Trade Topics, At The Throttle, Off the Train Wire, Trackside Photos, Bull Session, Kinks, Scheduled Arrivals
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$5.50

June
V.
Good -
Bill of Lading - Gingerbread Under the Cliffs (Tomahawk Station, a polystyrene model on Alan Armitage's layout.), Creating Scenery above Frustration Gulch (Philosophy, techniques and refinements for a cliffside scene.), Warning Flasher (A simple circuit makes neon bulbs flash, without moving parts.), Modeler's Notes on the LVT (The Liberty Bell Line, sturdiest interurban on the Northeast.), Close-up - Country Junction (Simple waystation on the Penn-Reading saw more active service.), Working Dwarf and Distant Semaphores (Mechanical interlocking and signaling: 5.), Modeling Textures with Sandpaper (Sandpaper finish on your structures, streets and track ballast.), Outboard Brake Beams for Oldtime Cars (Construction of 1870 to early 1900 brake beams and brake shoes.), Bluebook of Model Railroad Practice (79) I - Diesel Colors (Color combinations for the C&IM EMD and LI Alco road switchers.) Prototype Plans and Data - HT&W Double-Ended Snowplow, EMD RS-1325
0
$5.50

Temporarily
Sold Out

July Good Bill of Lading - A Place for People (Col. P.G. Canner's small portable layout for easy moving.), Builder's Supply Store develops Traffic (Flat, box and gandola cars keep this commercial area busy.), Dashner's System Map (Map of Frank G. Dashner's Pacific Great Western for his timetable.), Swiss Model Railroading in Israel (H. E. Hachstadter's electric-prototype layout also uses steam.), Yard Switching, Prototype Style (Design and operate a better yard and have more switching.), Bluebook of Model Railroad Practice (80) I-Diesel Colors (Color combinations for the CofG F unit and ACL yard switcher.) Prototype plans and data - Live poultry transportation Co. car, Southern Pacific's pre-harriman switcher, Northern Indiana ry. portable substation 1 $4.00
July V.
Good -
Bill of Lading - A Place for People (Col. P.G. Canner's small portable layout for easy moving.), Builder's Supply Store develops Traffic (Flat, box and gandola cars keep this commercial area busy.), Dashner's System Map (Map of Frank G. Dashner's Pacific Great Western for his timetable.), Swiss Model Railroading in Israel (H. E. Hachstadter's electric-prototype layout also uses steam.), Yard Switching, Prototype Style (Design and operate a better yard and have more switching.), Bluebook of Model Railroad Practice (80) I-Diesel Colors (Color combinations for the CofG F unit and ACL yard switcher.) Prototype plans and data - Live poultry transportation Co. car, Southern Pacific's pre-harriman switcher, Northern Indiana ry. portable substation 1 $5.50
August
Good +
Bill of Lading - South Platte Idyll (A realistic oil depot scene on Ray Turner's layout.), Shamokin on the PRR Provides a Corner Setting (Anthracite region engine terminal and freight station.), Railroad with an Eye for the Public (Here's a bit of good old railroad philosophy for everyone.), Building the FL-9 Diesel (A loco with modifications to meet special conditions.), Track and Clearance Analysis Car (Transparent test car locates causes of derailments.), Oh-oh, Here's Operation-in OO (Operation photo story on the North Jersey Midland.), A Small Layout can be Part of your Furniture (Building small model railroads as storage cabinets.), Bluebook of Model Railroad Practice (81) I-Diesel Colors (Milwaukee Road Alco road switches and New Haven FL-9.), Supplement to May '61 Club Directory, Prototype Plans and Data - Umatilla Station, New Haven FL-9
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$4.50

September Good + Dual-purpose gantry crane, It's the jumidity, A ticket to Tomahawk please, Stub switches from factory-made turnouts, The beginning of a large railroad empire, slow-action semaphore mechanism, Doghouse Division SP lines, Models by the millions, Bluebook of model railroad practice (82) D-Transistors for model railroaders Prototype Plans and Data - East Broad Top narrow-gauge equipment, Water crane of 1891 0 $4.50

Temporarily
Sold Out

October
V.
Good -
Bill of Lading - It Could Have Been (A freelanced 2-6-0 built from Cal-Scale and Kemtron parts.), Dig That Drainage Ditch - and Span it (Santa Fe and Southern Pacific prototypes for model bridges.), Nevada Western's Plan and Progress (Standard and narrow gauges artfully blended into desert scene.), Operation Flywheel (Flywheels effectively improve your motive power performance.), CB&Q-B&LE-DM&IR Texas type Steam Locomotive (World's heaviest two-cylinder engines hauled coal and ore.), Driver Quartering Jig (Insure correct alignment of drivers and improved operation.), Some Sneaky Faults of Transistor Throttles (Eliminate throttle circuit hazards; improve train performance.), Mainline Train Movements (Work of the train crew and handling of peddler freight locos.), Notebook of Model Railroad Practice (83) I - Diesel Colors (Colors for GN Alco road switcher and CB&Q EMD yard switcher.) Prototype Plans and Data - Santa Fe single-span timber culvert, Southern Pacific two-span trestle, DM&IR 2-10-4, Pennsylvania class N-8 caboose
1
$5.50







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