Model Railroader-1962

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April
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Bill of Lading - Scenery at Pit River (Step-by-step photos show the construction of an SP bridge), Shay-Operated Short Line: A Railroad You Can Model (Graham County RR., a 12-mile route that serves just one town), The Texas Catches the General (1" to the foot locomotives of the famous Civil War chase), Cripple Creek & Western (Track plan based on a prototype mining district), Newell Station: A Flagstop (Station could serve as a suburban or interurban shelter), Rail-Truck Terminal (Versatile structure can be built in one or two evenings), More Ideas on Scratchbuilding House Cars (Building methods for D&RGW boxcar applicable to other cars), Completing Big Boy's Detail (Art of superdetailing, Part 5), Bluebook of Model Railroad Practice (85): E - Diesel air and electrical connections Protorype Plans and Data - Graham County RR, The Old Track at Tunnel Hill, Southern Ry.'s Newell Station, UTLX 80-foot tank car, EMD four-wheel diesel switcher, Central at Georgia boxcar, D&RGW Reefer, D&RGW Boxcar
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May Good + Bill of Lading - New Tool for Better Operation (Eliminate much track wiring and many insulated rail joiners), Many a Locomotive Had a Humble Beginning (Photos of Tom Maxley's reworked Varney Super-Mike locomotive), The Planning of Boomtown (Prototype boomtowns just grew - but you must plan your model), Portage Hill & Communipaw Ry (Part 4 - Synopsis, mud, grass and weeds), The Amazing GNR of Francis Lee Jacques (O scale, S gauge railroad - the distortion achieves realism), An Artist Colors His Own Pike (Full-color scened on Frances Lee Jacques' Great North Road), Staining Wood for Model Structures (You can master this simple method with easy-to-get materials), Wayside Notes-Unusual Turnouts for City Streets, Bluebook of Model Railroad Practice (86) J-Signal aspects and their indications, Buildings for Boomtown (Unpainted boards were the hallmark of the quickly built-structure), So You Don't Like Plastic Kits (Use these kits with imagination and scratchbuild other models), Let's Build the Alcan Hopper Car (Aluminum tank-hopper car more modern than a diesel locomotive), Prototype plans and data - Eureka Nevada 2-6-2, NYC caboose, LA&T caboose, EMD GP-30 0 $4.50

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June Good + Bill of Lading - 51 Cars-Count 'em-51 (Pete Shavney's ore cars are loaded with actual iron ore), Modelers Notes on a Mikada's Skyline (Detail photo of DM&IR class N 2-8-2 No. 1300), A Changeable Railroad (How to incorporate a lot of scenery on a very small pike), Building With Wood (Helpful hints on the building of structures for your road), Operation Limited (A little pencilwork, a scrap of paper and you're in business), East Bay's Giant Club (One of the oldest, largest clubs in America models in HO and O scales), Miles Over Nothing (An Australian model railroader solves a space problem), Bluebook of Model Railroad Practice (87) D-Winding Your Own Transformers, Prototype Plans and Data - DM&IR class N 2-8-2 no. 1300, TP&W fenceman's car, Fort Dodge, Des Moines & Southern's interurban plans, C&NW Ashippun station plans, EMD's BL-2 plans, Pacific Electric shelter plans 2 $4.50
June V.
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Bill of Lading - 51 Cars-Count 'em-51 (Pete Shavney's ore cars are loaded with actual iron ore), Modelers Notes on a Mikada's Skyline (Detail photo of DM&IR class N 2-8-2 No. 1300), A Changeable Railroad (How to incorporate a lot of scenery on a very small pike), Building With Wood (Helpful hints on the building of structures for your road), Operation Limited (A little pencilwork, a scrap of paper and you're in business), East Bay's Giant Club (One of the oldest, largest clubs in America models in HO and O scales), Miles Over Nothing (An Australian model railroader solves a space problem), Bluebook of Model Railroad Practice (87) D-Winding Your Own Transformers, Prototype Plans and Data - DM&IR class N 2-8-2 no. 1300, TP&W fenceman's car, Fort Dodge, Des Moines & Southern's interurban plans, C&NW Ashippun station plans, EMD's BL-2 plans, Pacific Electric shelter plans 1 $5.50
July
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Bill of Lading - At Day's End (Latest display railroad of the Puget Short Lines), Executive Offices Shortline Style (Unusual buildings serve the shortlines' daily functions), Modeling With a Burning Tool (Simple and effective way to create a variety of models), The Utah Pacific (Al Oliver uses Structolite to scenic his railroad), Dispatching and Scheduling (Know a dispatcher's job and achieve realistic operation), A Versatile Little Rascal (Ken Kidder's Porter Mogul - possibilities by the score), Build a Small Diesel Crane (Easily built model suits coalyard or gravel pit) Prototype Plans and Data - Pacific Electric's Niles car, B&O outside-braced drop-end gondola, ACL-C&IM 2-10-2, Rural Road Overpass
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August
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Bill of Lading - Modeler's Notes on Engine Facilities (On-line engine servicing stops - varied, interesting activity), Moneral Railway to Tidewater ( railway that could fit many another type of industry0, Portage Hill & Communipaw Ry. (Part 5 - A little about wiring), How We Rebuilt the Victoria Northern in its New Home (An HO scale railroad that is actually part of the house), The Grey Burro Lines (Track plans - a large railroad grows from small beginnings), One-Contact Signaling Circuits (Simple methods of lighting the lamps in proper order), Seneca Valley RR (Around-the-wall coal-transporting railroad for a recreation room), Make Your Own Locomotive Drivers (Easy to do with a lathe, or with the help of a machinist), Bluebook of Model Railroad Practice (88) I - Diesel Colors (Paint schemes for Milwaukee Road and Texas & Pacific F units) Prototype Plans and Data - IC's Gramercy station, Modern 90-foot turntable, CNR and GT Mogul
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September
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Bill of Lading - One-Man's Roster (The beginning of a comp0rehensive modeling of part of the B&O), My Railroad Just Growed (Shinglehouse,Turtlepoint & Western - a track non-plan), TT Scale Tomahawk Trail RR is a Beaut (Lloyd Church's early-day experiences reflect on his pike), Rebuild Those Plastic Tank Cars (Build an early-century tank car from a modern-day car), Portage Hill & Communipaw Ry. (Part 6 - more of Book 2 - wiring), End That Racket (Cast your roadbed with durable sound-absorbing plaster), New Tanks From Old Tenders (Free-lance your own unusual water supply for steam locos), The Fact and Fantasy of the Great Lakes Traction System (Here's a transit line that began a quarter century ago), Bluebook of Model Railroad Practice (89) I - Diesel Colors (Paint schemes for Rock Island SW and Western Pacific F units), Elliptical Transition Curve Maker (A device for laying out smooth, gentle curves in your track), Union Pacific Windmill (A tower had to be sturdily braced where winds were strong), Insice Facets of Model Railroad Clubs (Some observations about clubs, large and small), Starting a Model Railroad Club (Agreement on objectives and management is necessary) Proptotype Plans and Data - Union Tank Line 6000-gallon tank car, Texas & Pacific-Missouri Pacific diesel house, Pennsy E-6 Atlantic
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October
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Bill of Lading - Structure For a Souvenir Factory (Composite of ideas from a number of small factory buildings), Signal Tower Over a Highway Underpass (Philadelphia & Western tower straddles a public road), Narrow-Gauge From Ophir (Harry Gill's unusual 1/5" scale models run on HO gauge track), Two Outstanding Models by R.B. Martin (Photos of a 1/4" scale scratchbuilt Berkshire and an Allegheny), How I Built My Locomotives and Cars (Data sources and other problems when modeling in 1/5" scale), Portage Hill & Communipay Ry. (Part 7 - mostly about control panels), Odd and Even (Impact-detector car results in smooth operation on the G&O), Build a Reading Outside-Braced Reefer (Prototype plans and comments on how one man built his model), The Grandest Layout of All (Confessions (between the lines) of an armchair railroader), Working Highway Crossing Gates (Practical and easy construction of a necessary accessory) Prototype Plans and Data - EMD SW-1200 Switcher, Rico Station, Lettering Schemes for 17 cars, Reading Reefer, Crossing Gate and Signal
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November Good + Bill of Lading - Sometimes They Were Called Rattlers (A closeup of David Tiffault's scratchbuilt deck truss bridge), Open-Air Warehouse (Structure for cotton bales is usable for other open-air storage), Ohio Electric Ry, Re-created (Photos by Bunge & Stallsmith), A Railroad Terminal You Can Model (Reading's Newtown Branch - a compact track arrangement), How I Built My Layout So It Could be Moved (Hell West & Crooked RR - one section bolted to another), It's a Flat! It's a Gon! It's a Plow (An interesting and versatile model plus some helpful hints), Actuating a Highway Crossing Warning (Operating a crossing bell, flasher, wigwag or gates), Another Use for Old Tenders (Discarded tenders were fitted for maintenance-of-way use), Down To Earth With a PCC Car (Simple conversion lowers Pennsylvania Scale Models car body), Old Car for a Track-Gang Shelter (This structure will add atmosphere to a rural station), East Haven Railroad & Wharf Co. (A layout for a very small switching pike), Tips for Installing Arista's Ground Throw (Easily made improvement and simple alignment-check), Slow Down Those Rushing Freight Trains (Clever scheme cuts speed of dual-gear truck drives in half) Prototype Plans and Data - Open-Air Warehouse, Newtown Terminal plan and details, Billerica & Bedford Narrow-Gauge Boxcar-Baggage, Flatcar and Open-Air Sight-Seeing Car, Spokane,Portland & Seattle Wedge Snowplow, Old-Time Station on the Western Maryland, CNJ 0-4-0T
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December
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Bill of Lading - A Plain Old Shed on Piles (Especially helpful for a first attempt at scratchbuilding), Operation On The Delaware (Dispatching and freight car destinations handled seperately), Converting a Plastic Loco Into an SD-9 (Produce an interesting 12-wheel switcher in a few hours), I Built My Pike for the Structures (Combine model railroading with photography for authenticity), Portage Hill & Communipay Ry. (Part 8 - expansion and stuff), H2O is Water (Steam locos needed water more than any other thing), Underbody Details on Passenger Cars (Your model should carry at least some of these devices), Simple Way to Keep Headlights Burning (Many possibilities using reasonably priced silicon diodes), Easily Made Streetlights (Two types of lights for greater variety on your pike), Ride a Sierra Into the Alturas Enginehouse (Photo story from the Alturas & Lone Pine RR), Things to Consider When Planning Your Model Railroad (This month's Clinic provides some neceessary basic thoughts), Prototype Plans and Data - Western Maryland 50-ton Coaling Station, B-W class B-1 Steeple-Cab Locomotive
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