Model Railroader-1980

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January
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Bill of Lading - Winner's of MR's third color photography contest, The Gerriton & Western RR, Mike Chandler's HO scale coaling station, Model photography, The Scioto Valley Southern's Mikado's, The CTC-16: Part 2-the command station, , The Merrimac SouthEastern RR, New York Central sandhouse and tower, Building a Baby Train Master, Instant scenery, Kitbashing an N acale Vanderbilt tender, Bob Gardner's Canadian Pacific Ry., An end-door baggage car in six easy steps, It's snowing again at Winter Park, Building a swayback freight station, The Roy Street house: another true history, Safety-cage ladders, Truck-mounted N scale Kadees, Operation: The cons and the pros Prototype Data and Drawings - New York Central sandhouse and tower
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January
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Bill of Lading - Winner's of MR's third color photography contest, The Gerriton & Western RR, Mike Chandler's HO scale coaling station, Model photography, The Scioto Valley Southern's Mikado's, The CTC-16: Part 2-the command station, , The Merrimac SouthEastern RR, New York Central sandhouse and tower, Building a Baby Train Master, Instant scenery, Kitbashing an N acale Vanderbilt tender, Bob Gardner's Canadian Pacific Ry., An end-door baggage car in six easy steps, It's snowing again at Winter Park, Building a swayback freight station, The Roy Street house: another true history, Safety-cage ladders, Truck-mounted N scale Kadees, Operation: The cons and the pros Prototype Data and Drawings - New York Central sandhouse and tower
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February
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Bill of Lading - Building - and Rebuilding - the C&DR Ry. (The evolution of a model railroad.), Making Your Own Dry Transfers (Make as many as you want using only simple equipment and running water.), Kitbashing On2 Diesels (Good-running units made by adding O scale cabs and details to Athearns HO switchers.), The Martisco Station This 110-year old structure, named for two towns in New York, is a railroad museum.), Bruce G. Eaton's Denver, South Park and Pacific Ry. 2-8-0 in HOn3 (The Model of the Month award.), The Wm. H. Archer Corp. (Details and some colorful signs would make this building look good on your layout.), EMD's versatile GP38-2 (Prototype information on this popular medium-size road switcher.), CTC-16: Part 3-the Power Station (A command control system you can build.), The Union Pacific's Tie-Treatment Plant in Laramie (This plant can be built with or without dual-gauge trackage.), The Piedmont & Western RR. (A unique HO scale layout that combines European and American made equipment.), E.L. Moore's Legacy (Past 60 when he wrote his first, E.L. gave the hobby more than 100 articles.), The San Jacinto District (An HO switching railroad for a 9 x 12-foot room.), Yellow Pages billboard and Purina Chow signs (Billboards from the 1970s and an old standard for a rural structure.), A Drop-Leaf Module for a Bookshelf Railroad (Or how to run a railroad without losing your shirts.)Prototype Data and Drawings - The New York Central's Martisco station, The Wm. H. Archer feed and grain supply, EMD GP38-2
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March
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Bill of Lading - Passenger trains on the Cat Mountain & Santa Fe, Building a Canadian National 4-6-2, Peru Propane Corp., Milwaukee Road metal station and outbuilding, Larry Fennell's ATSF yard supervisor's tower, Build a wreck train, The Adirondack Ry., The CTC-16: Part 4-handheld throttles, An easy-to-build fully automatic turntable, How about a nice change of scenery?, Dave Methlie's school for model railroaders, The Society of Model Engineers, An ersatz N scale cooling fan, Foolproof control plugs, Stuck on adhesives, "Model railroading is fun?" - Ha-ha, Prototype Data and Drawings - Peru N.Y. Propane Corp, Milwaukee Road standard metal station and outbuilding, Prototype oddity
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March
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Bill of Lading - Passenger Trains on the Cat Mountain & Santa Fe (Planning and operating a model railroad passenger service.), Building a Canadian National 4-6-2 (An interesting kitbashind project that combines all sorts of modeling materials.), Peru Propane Corp. (A trackside industry you can model.), Milwaukee Road Metal Station and Outbuilding (This standard steel structure could find lots of uses on a model railroad.), Larry Fennell's ATSF Yard Supervisor's Tower (The Model of the Month award.), Build a Wreck Train (Tips for kitbashing an up-to-date wreck outfit.), The Adirondack Ry. (Passenger trains to the Olympics and how to model a tourist railroad.), The CTC-16: Part 4 - Handheld Throttles (A command control system you can build.), An easy-to-build Fully Automatic Turntable (Notches and rollers make the fine adjustments.), How about a Nice Change of Scenery? (A few pointers on taking out rockwork and replacing it with a trestle.), Dave Methlie's School for Model Railroaders (This hobbyshop owner builds layouts in his shop to get people into the hobby.), The Society of Model Engineers (Their love of prototypical operation binds these MSOE students together.), An ersatz N scale Cooling Fan (After a year's research, our author discovers a simple three-widget combination.), Foolproof Control Plugs (No more plugs in the wrong sockets.), Stuck on Adhesives (Here's three you might consider.), "Model railroading is fun?" - Ha-ha (Just when the situation looks hopeless, it is.), Prototype Data and Drawings - Peru N.Y. Propane Corp, Milwaukee Road standard metal station and outbuilding, Prototype oddity
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April
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Bill of Lading - The Rio Grande Southern Railroad (A prototype conductor's HOn3 empire.), Building a "not-too-quaint" D&RGW flatcar (A conversion project that can be completed in two evenings.), Kitbash a Brick Gas Station (A familiar kit becomes a scene-stealer.), The San Francisco Belt Line RR (A prototype railroad with every feature a modeler could want.), The CTC-16: Part 5-Receivers (A command control system you can build.), The Almeda Belt Line (This 2-mile long short line serves island industries on the Oakland side of the bay.), Almeda Belt Line's Enginehouse (Modeling ideas for this interesting service facility.), Repowering Popular Athearn Diesels (Some easy procedures for installing precision motors in various Athearn HO diesels.), Command Control Comparison (Reviewing seven commercial systems.), Furnace Filter Forests (An inexpensive way to make thousands of good-looking conifers.), The Monashee Western Ry. (Steep-grades and heavy-duty locomotives characterize this mountain-climbing line.), Lighting a Bookshelf Railroad (A simple and inexpensive system using strings of Christmas tree lights.), Prototype Data and Drawings - San Francisco Belt Line RR., Almeda Belt Line, Almeda Belt Line's enginehouse
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May
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Bill of Lading - Rock Island's Rocket streamliners (Information and drawings on these beautiful streamlined passenger cars.), Hotbox Detection: Prototype (Put a prototype kink in your operation.), Hotbox Detection: Model (Build a simulated hotbox detector using wire-wrap assembly.), The South Bay Central RR (A large 1/4: scale layout, with ideas for smaller track plans.), Richard J. Krueger's On3 RGS Business Car (The Model of the Month award.), Rick Spano's gorgeous Sceniced & Undecided RR (This N scale layout was strongly influenced by John Allen's Gorre & Daphetid.), Dale Stanford's Dover Hill Western RR (A double-deck railroad provides twice as much real estate in the same basement area.), 50 tons of Boxcab Fun (The results of the Mescal Line's master mechanic's trip to the hobby shop.), Modeling with Hardwood Veneer (Unroll your own scale lumber.), Soo Line's Model Railroad (A traveling safety center used for training new trains service employees.), A Wooden Caliper (Use this easy-to-build tool where a metal one wouldn't do.), Power for Distant Switch Machines (A remote capacitor-discharge circuit for reliable long distance control.), Answers to Questions about the Sunset Valley RR (Comments on the SV's history, its operation, its control system and more.), HIA Trade Show Report (A survey of new items shown at this year's Hobby Industry of America Show.), Prototype Data and Drawings - Rock Island's original Rocket streamliners
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June
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Bill of Lading - Chrisville Mill (Breaking some rules to make a mill from a Con-Cor courthouse), Lorell Joiner and his Great Southern (In 3 years Joiner has built a railroad that fills a 50 x 60-foot outbuilding), East Broad Top coal hoppers (A standard 30-ton car modified with longitudinal bays and side-discharge doors), Modeling the ground The basics of using ground foam to eliminate the golf course look), A railroad car cleaning plant (This makes an excellent model subject since it handles nearly every type of car), Thomas R. Knapp's N scale roundhouse (The Model of the Month award), Ohio Power Co. 0-6-0 (This Baldwin locomotive worked the Ohio Power Co. plant in Windsor, Ohio), Foiled again (Combine aluminum foil with a plastic model to simulate stainless steel), The Martha's Vineyard RR (A nineteenth-century tourist hauler you can model), Modeling the Martha Vineyard's RR (Narrow gauge around the walls in an 8 x 10-foot room), Building flats as background structures (Fronts, backs and interior lighting to camouflage backdrop beginnings), Maintaining and troubleshooting locomotives (You can quit train nudging and table thumping with no bad siding effects) , The Witherby St. underpass (A Santa Fe structure with different construction techniques on each side), Build a portable oven *In 25 hours and for about $12 you can start baking on paint in your own oven), Plant your structures in the ground (They'll look like they were built there, but they'll lift out easily), Prototype Data and Drawings - East Broad Top coal hoppers, Ohio Power 0-6-0, Witherby St. underpass (Santa Fe)
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July
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Bill of Lading - Touring the Midland Electric (A traction empire that grew in only three years.), Facts about Tracks (All Aboard rings you basic information about sectional and flexible track.), Whitcomb 44-ton Diesel-electric Switcher (This little engine was used by industrial railroads, short lines and Class 1 roads.), The Palisades Mining Company RR (Ore-hauling and regular railroading with a variety of operational possibilities.), Interlocking at North Olean, N.Y. (Traffic control at a crossing that dates back to the 1860s.), Standard Class H 66-foot Balanced Turntable (This one was built in 1901by the American Bridge Co.), Joe Kurilec's HO scale Baltimore & Ohio EM-1 (The Model of the Month award.), Furnish your Homes with Trash (Don't throw away those bits and pieces until you're sure they're not of some use.), The Limited stops at Sheridan Elms (A nostalgic ride on the North Shore.), Insull Spanish (The mission style in Illinois.), North Shore Posters of the 1920's (Historic posters for your layout in O, HO and N scale.), Switching Summit (A way freight switching puzzle on the Cat Mountain & Santa Fe.), The Ultimate Condensation (A model industry that isn't there.), Prototype Data and Drawings - Whitcomb 44-ton diesel-electric switcher, Interlocking at North Olean, N.Y., Standard Class H 66-foot turntable, A standard insull station
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August
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Bill of Lading - White water on the Denver & Rio Chama Western, Billboard bridges, Don't scrap that passenger car, From trash to detail treasure, Operation on the Sandric & Lake Superior RR, Kitbashing structures, Star Printers: an introductory kitbash, George Peters: locomotive builder, Monon's 4-8-0's, The Twin-T revisited, Redearing Mantua steam locomotives, The Greycourt Interchange yard, Larry Price's Colorado Midland, Model railroad "corporate" images, Bob Viau's heavyweight Pullman cars, Prototype Data and Drawings - Monon's 4-8-0's, Greycourt N.Y. interchange yard
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September
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Bill of Lading - Bill Aldrich's New Haven RR, Moving mountains, A station for Clifton, Roads and grade crossings, Modeling chain-link fencing, Pete Thorp's Los Osos Valley Ry., Enginehouse and coal shed at Haverhill, Model railroading by mail order, Zap-texturing for foliage, The psychology of model railroading, A freight dock for the Mescal Lines, The BTR RR, Live steam in Missouri Prototype Data and Drawings - Prototype oddity&M enginehouse and coal shed at Haverhill, Mass
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October
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Bill of Lading - John Berman's San Juan & Northern Ry., The Erie RR's Overbrook depot, A trio of narrow gauge diesels, Building a T.W. Snow 25-ton coaling tower, Ron Ford's Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul water car, GE 45-ton diesel-electric switcher, Build a Soo Line flatcar and transformer load, Soo Line flatcars and RTA-ASEA transformers, Kitbashing SOO Line's GP22, Prototype diesel cab project: Part 2, Lengthening MDC's Overton passenger cars, Log cabin depot, Turnouts, The Ontario Central Ry., Hornby Hobbies, Deluxe Hobbybench, Prototype Data and Drawings - Erie RR's Overbrook depot, T.W. Snow's 25-ton coaling tower, GE 45-ton diesel-electric switcher, Soo Line flatcars and RTE-ASEA transformer loads, Soo Line GP22, St. Louis, Memphis & Southeastern log depot
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November
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Bill of Lading - Pike-size passenger trains, Kansas City Southern trains 9 and 10, Nick Powell's B&O EMD F& road diesels in 1/4" scale, A vertical lime kiln, Modeling the Gloucester Draw, The Gloucester Draw, Canadian National Mikados, Dean Freytag's South Ridge Lines, Shell Point's Gulf Coast RR, Doodling by the squares, Symposium on the electronics, Plaster-gauze scenery, A torque-arm drive for steam locomotives, Underpainting for details, Prototype Data and Drawings - West Ltd. vertical lime kiln, B&M Bascule bridge at Gloucester, Mass, Canadian National Mikados
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December
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Bill of Lading - Building the Green River RR: 1, Questions for Christmas, 1980 prize parade, Jim Allen's On3 free-lance diesel switcher, The Dayton, Franklin & Hamilton RR, Modeling N&W master and slave units, Colorado & Southwestern, Something new from Roanoke, Railroad in the clouds, Build a Lionel layout for Christmas morning, Modeling the Niagara Escarpment, Build a throttle meter, The CTC-16: epilogue, The South Western & Pacific, Buying a train set, Prototype Data and Drawings - Norfolk & Western slugs
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