Model Railroader-1970
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January
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Bill of Lading - Transistors in transition (Another letter from Jim.), How to Discuss the Hobby (A new breed of model railroader has emerged, wise in many ways.), Facilities for Oil Burners: Steam or Diesel (Photos by Harvey Phillips.), Car Ferry Anabel (A fine place to generate freight traffic.), Hide your Layout in the Living Room (Cabinet designed by Lewis Fredericks can house a 3 x 7-foot layout.), Harry Darst's Lake Shore Electric (The LSE provides through service from Cleveland to Detroit.), Build a Two-Level Compact Layout (Designed to fit in the cabinet described on page 52.), Norwood Store and Rooms (A structure that can do duty in many different ways.), Bob Brown's Free-Lance Shay (The Model of the Month award.), CNW Berskshire From a Tyco Mike (An interesting project for the man who loves to tinker.), Modernize Your Power Pack (Transistorized throttle greatly improves loco performance.), Belt Drive for the Sensitive Drill (A Pitman motor now does the job.), Beginners' hangups (The ABC's of model railroading.), Prototype Drawings - CNW class J-4 Berkshire
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February
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Bill of Lading - We move the Tioga Pass (Another letter from Jim.), Caboose Partly From Scratch (Follows Atlantic Coast line prototype.), Herb Dosey's Dayton & Troy Interurban Car (The Model of the Month award.), Modeling Down Under (Trackside photos from Austraila.), Keith Main's Narrow-Gauge in Queensland (See it at the International Convention at Railway Modelers & Railfans.), Station for Timber City (Construction of a free-lance wood structure.), Valve Gear, Trucks, Cab and Tender (Completing the rebuilding of a Mikado into a Berkshire.), Royal American Shows (Seventy-car amusement train travels in two sections.), Prize Parade of the Year (The winners of the 1969 NMRA contest.), Prototype Drawings and Data - ACL 50-foot caboose, Wabash class J-1 Pacific, Baggage elevator, Chicago Surface Lines streetcar, NYC small pantograph
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March
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Bill of Lading - This is N Scale (Scratchbuilt Shay has one commercial screw.), Track Planned for Evolution (Rge "complete" version shown is just the beginning.), Louis Garde's Live Steam in France (Locomotive in 1:20 ratio took 12,000 hours to build.), Lathes (A review of lathes suitable for railroad modelbuilders.), Contacts Galore (How to have hot frogs in switches and crossings.), Scratchbuilding a Streamlined Passenger Car (You can use the same methods to build any streamliner.), Corrugated Metal Storehouse (Design makes one combined or two seperate structures.), Improved Turbine Performance (Tie the two drives together for smoother starting.), Let's Model the Johnson Bar (The reverse lever controls the power output.), Let Wheels Clean Themselves (Fluid dispenser looks like a prototype flange oiler.), Dennis Allenden's French 4-4-0 (The Model of the Month award.), Prototype Drawings and Data - Fairbanks-Morse H-16-44, Maximum-traction truck: Brill Eurka, Truck-mounted brakes for fright cars, Elevated railway structure
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April
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Bill of Lading - Class 1 for one man: a track plan (Action is heavy, continuous, as at a prototype division paint.), Rubber for Stumps (Flexible material has advantages in modeling cutaway forests.), Three-truck Boxcar (Even in the old days railroads used long cars.), An American in France (Don't overlook the accurate way this engine's boiler is constructed.), Switching Scene on Lawrence E. Black Jr.'s Central Indiana RR. (The Model of the Month award.), Drop-in Scenery (It is easier if you build some of your scenery at the workbench.), Kimchi Gas Works (Dollar model: Build a gasholder to any size you wish.), Ernest Warther's Scratch-carved Locomotive (Pioneer railroad modelbuilder's work.), C.M. Latham's Double-Boiler Confound 0-4-0 (The Muddle of the Month award.), The Moves at Mystic Lake (An easy switching problem, unless you goof.), Prototype Drawings - Middletown & Unionville caboose, CNW's "Zulu" Consolidations, Two crossing watchman's boxes, Smallest eight-wheel interurban combine
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May
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Bill of Lading - Cumberland & Susquehanna RR: a track plan (The South Penn never ran a train, but maybe this pike will.), Sunlight for Natural Photos (Natural light helps solve model photography problems.), Vincent V. Vasta's D&RGW Pile Driver (The Model of the Month award.), Rail-Cleaning Device (Dollar model with a useful purpose.), Cases for Throttles (Notes on mounting knobs and switches.), Challenge for the Scratchbuilder (You'll have to make most of the parts to model this car.), Converted Kit Steam Locomotive (Bowser's NYC K-3 becomes a Soo Line Pacific.), Banishing Drawbridge Bump (How to keep wheels and trolleys on their tracks.), Testimonial to Styrene (The ABC's of model railroading.), Prototype Drawings and Data - NP and SP&S Challengers, Erie RPO car, CP 400401 four-wheel flanger car, CP and GN flanger warning signs, The parts of a steam locomotive
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June
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Bill of Lading - Bench and Roadbed Construction Methods (A review of methods and a report on their merits.), Axle Springing in Locomotives )And some related things such as how to modify and wind springs.), Operations on the Sunset Valley RR (The SV is now operating up to five trains simultaneously.), Kitbashed 60-foot Boxcars (Techniques for making long cars from short ones.), Model Railroaders go Sightseeing (The fun of seeing how the railroads of Europe are modeled.), Remodeling AHM-Rivarossi E8 Diesels (B unit, detailing, smaller wheel flanges, and other improvements.), Don Meekers Dragerton Smelter )The Model of the Month award.), Prototype Drawings and Data - D&RGW caboose, Pennsylvania RR 60-foot boxcar, CN station at Midland Ontario, Brill's 21-E traction truck, EMD E8 diesel locomotive
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July
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Bill of Lading - How I Built the LS&E (...I spent the next month tearing it down so I could begin again.), Thomas D. Dressler's O scale N&W 4-8-2 (The Model of the Month award.), Sacramento Northern: Line of Diversity (A railroad you can model.), The Magical Manesta Line (Portable layout can fit a family room or a bedroom.), When Empty Return to--- (Photos may give you some ideas for your own railroad.), Toward More Accurate Measurement (Using a dial caliper can improve modelwork 1000 percent.), Converting to an N scale Alco B unit (It's more work than doing the same in HO scale, but it's fun.), Operating Classification Lights (Even in N scale you can have correct-size lamps.), Prototype Drawings and Data - Burlington Lines 4-8-4, Sacramento Northern, When empty return to-
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August
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Bill of Lading - Free-lance Layouts-pro and con (The advantages and disadvantages of not following a prototype.), Scenes fron McClanahan's T&RGW (Camerwork by Clint Grant.), Wood and Brick Factory Construction (Dividing complex structures into units makes assembly easier.), Paper Diesel and Car Bodies (Laminating tissue forms a strong, smooth shell for scratchbuilding.), John Novak's On3 D&RGW Jordan Spreader (The Model of the Month award.), A Way to Bend Your Own Angles (With notes on building a cantilever signal bridge.), Liquid Leverage (Use hydraulic activators to animate remote machinery.), Two Free-Lance Railroads (The Marquette Union Terminal and the Cape Able & Port Entaus.), Prototype Drawings and Data - VC Fertilizer works, North Shore Line combine, General service gondola car, 3-foot-gauge Mogul, Rutland turntable, Cantilevered signal bridge
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September
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Bill of Lading - Track Plan Hunting for a Prototype (Atlanta Southern & Tennessee RR has a big terminal.), Chuck Strayer's PRR K4 in 1:48 (The Model of the Month award.), How Locomotives Perform (With a method of matching locos for doubleheading.), Scratchparts by Photoetching (Make small flat parts by starting on the drawing board.), Build the Bartlett Building-Materials Warehouse (With full-color signs in three scales.), Dual Drive for a Rivarossi Articulated (Watch the drivers turn independently.), A Different Track-Cleaning Car (Designed by Thomas K. Waller.), Build a Headlight Brightness Booster (Transistorized oscillator features noncritical components.), Dining Car from a Plastic Sleeper (As modeled by C.E. Hires.), Prototype Drawings and Data - Narrow gauge 4-6-0, Building materials warehouse, Rail grinder for traction lines
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October
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Every Litter Bit Helps (Hans H. Drielsma's realistic tenement house yard.), Signals on the Sunset Valley (They clear only when track, route and cab connections are okay.), Nevada Short Line (The layout of William W. Robbins.), Making Square-Flange Pipe Connectors (They're easily made if you have access to a lathe.), Wood-beam Archbar Trucks (How to modify a commercial archbar truck.), Signal Aspects and Indications (The ABC's of model railroading.), Douglas Webb's Modern Service Equipment (The Model of the Month award.), A 1:305 Scale Locomotive (Smaller-than-N-scale machine was built 35 years ago.), Motor Section Car Signal System (Small signals warn of approaching trains.), Working Trailer Hitches (A dollar model.), Prototype Drawings - Electro-motive F3, Soo Line's Fond du Luc station 3
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November
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Bill of Lading - Detailing Die-Cast Locomotives (One modeler's first detailing attempts may be of help to you.), Scratchbuilt CP 4-6-2 in Brass (Every detail was a project in itself.), Simple Polarity Indicator (A "dollar model" that costs even less than a dollar.), Milwaukee Road Train of the Nineties (First of a series that will enable you to build a complete train.), Bemis Street Ry. (HO scale traction line operates with full-size controls.), Milwaukee & Western (Nucleus for a track plan.), Melvyn L. Ridley's Detailed Union Pacific 4-6-6-4 (The Model of the Month award.), Prototype Drawings and Data - Forest Park overpass (with Delmar station photos), SP's early cab-forwards, Milwaukee Road class H5 4-4-0, Electric light and heat tender
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November
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Bill of Lading - Detailing Die-Cast Locomotives (One modeler's first detailing attempts may be of help to you.), Scratchbuilt CP 4-6-2 in Brass (Every detail was a project in itself.), Simple Polarity Indicator (A "dollar model" that costs even less than a dollar.), Milwaukee Road Train of the Nineties (First of a series that will enable you to build a complete train.), Bemis Street Ry. (HO scale traction line operates with full-size controls.), Milwaukee & Western (Nucleus for a track plan.), Melvyn L. Ridley's Detailed Union Pacific 4-6-6-4 (The Model of the Month award.), Prototype Drawings and Data - Forest Park overpass (with Delmar station photos), SP's early cab-forwards, Milwaukee Road class H5 4-4-0, Electric light and heat tender
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December
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Is This Fraudulent? (A reader poses a question. What is your opinion?), Building Passenger Cars (Continuing the construction of a Milwaukee Road train of the 1890's.), Sacramento's Sierra Central RR (Club system has a CTC dispatching installation.), East Glasstop RR (How to build a railroad in a coffee table.), The 1970 NMRA Prize Parade (Gordon Odegard takes MR's camera to the Saint Louis convention.), Bob Dupont's Water and Tool Car (The Model of the Month award.), A Storehouse for Any Purpose (Drawings by Robert A. Wagner. Model and photos by Joe Wilhelm.), Prototype Drawings and Data - Milwaukee Road's head-end cars of the 1890's; Baggage car, Miller hook coupler, Baggage-buffet car, Mail car, Wood and steel dynamometer car 1
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