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ISSUE
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CONTENTS
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January
V.
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Special Features - Perspective: Winter (Railroading in the snow); 1983 calender & Raildata Chart (Downtown Lawton on the Frisco, and piping charts); Boomer Trail (Photos from our readers); Perspective On A Perspective (Another look at modern narrow gauge) Modeling - N&W Style Caboose (Converting an Athearn caboose to resemble an N&W); Track Planning Ideas For The I&O (Adapting a prototype to a small space); Protofile: Soo Line 5201 Series Flats (A project in HO scale); Modeling Carbody Sheds (A one evening project); Art Deco-Corcoran Auto Parts (Modeling a 1920s style building); Minit Pike 5: An Enginehouse (Building a low-cost structure in N scale); Modeling Boats In Winter (A scenicking technique for realism); RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award: Mining Company Oil Car (An O scalc conversion); CN's Newfoundland Division (A superb Naritime-inspired layout); Bilingual Locos (You can take the sound with you) Prototype - Indiana & Ohio (A prototype study of a short line railroad); Carbodies Into Sheds (Looking at several ways railroads use old cars); Reading 20000-21999 Series XL Boxcars (Drawings and old photos); Indiana & Ohio Track Maps Departments - Notes On An Old Timetable (Editorial); Safety Valve (Letters from our readers); Dispatchers Report (Product and industry news); Railbooks (Book news and reviews); RMC Timetable (Scheduled events and organizational notices); Trouble Shooting (Questions and answers); Test Track (Product reviews); Tips And Techniques (Modeling methods and ideas); Collector Consist (Valois Central); Observations (1983 Railchart); Editor's Notebook (Commentary); Classified Advertising (Commercial listings); Exchange Place (Non-commercial listings); Dealer Directory (Recommended hobby retailers); Advertising Index (Where to find it this month)
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February
V.
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Special Features - Perspective: The View From Above (An aerial view of railroading); At The Foot Of The Mountains (The second National Narrow Gauge convention); Boomer Trail (Photos from our readers) Modeling - Thermoplastic Casting (Making parts in the kitchen oven); A Main Street Manor: Grabbe House (Traditional modeling of a traditional house); Grande Heights & Western (A visit to and an evaluation of a layout); Scratchbuilding A Commissary Car (Constructing an N&W m.o.w. car); Yosemite Valley Oil House (A short line classic); Yard Oil Tank (A one-evening project); RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award: A Variety Of Trucks (HO conversions); Blender Magic Trees (Inexpensive ways to make trees); Protofile: I&O DS 4-4-1000 No. 91 (Modeling this Baldwin switcher in HO); Return Loop Wiring (Walkaround control systems need special planning); New England Track Plan (A 4' x 8' layout plan) Prototype - End Of The Line (Scrapping old freight cars); PRR G32C Rebuilt Gondolas (Drawing and photos); DL&W Nicholson Depot (Drawings of a concrete depot) Departments - Notes On An Old Timetable (Editorial); Safety Valve (Letters from our readers); Dispatchers Report (Product and industry news); Railbooks (Book news and reviews); RMC Timetable (Scheduled events and organizational notices); Trouble Shooting (Questions and answers); Test Track (Product reviews); Tips And Techniques (Modeling methods and ideas); Observations (About time); Collector Consist (Skyline, Megow and Kelloggs); Editors Notebook (Commentary); Classified Advertising (Commercial listings); Exchange Place (Non-commercial listings); Dealer Directory (Recommended hobby retailers); Advertising Index (Where to find it this month in RMC)
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March
V.
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Special Features - Perspective: Today, Steam'n Smoke Photo contest Modeling - A new era on the V&O, Rio Chama excursion, RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award: Large scale rail truck, Lehigh Northern trackplan, Yosemite Valley status report, Carrier control by-pass, Twin tanks at Wind River Prototype - The end of the Ice Age, CB&Q Hudsons, ACF covered hoppers
2
$4.50

April
V.
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Special Features - Perspective: Just a Geep, Boomer trail, Front-projection photography Modeling - Edaville's dieseld: a scratchbuilding project on On2, Protofile: SP modern 40-foot boxcar, Lumber loads for flat cars, California traction: The Sandy Point Western, Layered backdrops, Island Creek Store, RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award: UP 2-8-2 Prototype - Railroad tugs: Part I, Freight car pools
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May
V.
Good
Special Features - Perspective: North of the border, Hobby Industry Association Show report Modeling - Superior Northern Railway, Building a Reading 50-foot boxcar, Timber gang: Modeling a Burro crane, RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award: Chicago Big Brill, Forestry on the SEC, Logging company dining hall Prototype - Soo Line's Trevor Depot, Railroad tugs: Part II, Alco C420
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June
V.
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Special Features - Perspective: Scenario For The Eighties (Mergers, changes and modeling possibilities); Boomer Trail Special (A look at some of the featured layouts at the upcoming National Model Railroad Association 1983 National Convention); Index To Volume 51 (A subject and author directory to the June, 1982 through May, 1983 issues) Modeling - RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award: S Scale DS4-4-1000 (Rebuilding an American Flyer engine into a scale Milwaukee Road model); The Case Of GP7 Number 412, 2313, 4803 (A look at one engine and the changes its gone through in better than 30 years of service on the L&N, Family Lines and the newly created Seaboard System); Backdrops And Clouds (John and Brad explain how to build and paint the realistic looking double-faced layouts used on the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institutes Club layout); Building The Trevor Depot (Last month we learned of the history of this small Soo Line depot in Wisconsin. This month Dennis will show us how he constructed it with explanations of the building techniques he employed) Prototype - About Tank Cars (A thorough study of tank cars both past and present. Todd and Mac show us how to recognize and classify cars you may see on your favorite railroad); Railroad Tugs: Part III (The Erie was one of the first tug operators to use dieselized tugs in the New York Harbor. Paart III takes a look at these vessels which served both the Erie and the predessors the Erie Lackawanna and Conrail from the early 1940's unto the late 1970's) Departments - Notes On An Old Timetable (Editorial); Safety Valve (Letters from our readers); Dispatchers Report (Product and industry news); Railbooks (Book news and reviews); RMC Timetable (Scheduled events and notices); Trouble Shooting (Questions and answers); Test Track (Product reviews); Tips And Techniques (Modeling methods and ideas); Observations (Workshop Safety by Wayne Wesolowski); Collector Consist (Tinplate HO (?)(!) by Keith Wills); Editors Notebook (Commentary); Classified Advertising (Commercial listings); Exchange Place (Non-commercial listings); Dealer Directory (Recommended hobby dealers); Advertising Index
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July
V.
Good
Special Features - Perspective: The terminal, A good place to work, Boomer trail special: Shore line reflections Modeling - Utah Belt's new "CA-11" style cabooses, RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award: The station at Ravencrest, "On3" switchstand, Cantilever signal, Crossing shanties, Giving models a history Prototype - Prairie shyscrapers: wood crib grain elevators, Union Pacific CA-1 cabooses, JU cabin, From Main Street to model railroad, Railroad tugs: Part IV
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August
V.
Good
Special Features - Perspective: Narrow gauge fever strikes again, Narrow gauge nostalgia, Boomer trail Modeling - Building a Conrail work crane, Weathered freight car roofs, RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award: CP SW1200RS, ACF three-bay covered hopper, Digging a Colorado mine tunnel, Upgrading an import: SR&RL No. 24 in On2, Dual gauge turnouts, Protofile 26: MP 50-foot plugdoor boxcar, Detailing a D&H RS11 diesel Prototype - EBT 2-6-2 No. 11, Chama engine terminal, Crawford Notch Depot
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September
V.
Good
Special Features - Perspective: Traction, Forced perspective photography Modeling - Modeling a CN SD40-2(W), Quincy oil house, RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award: A first kitbash project, Broken shop windows, Protofile 27: Canadian Pacific grain car, Tucson & Arizona Midland Prototype - Wabash class B-6 0-6-0, Vest pocket industry, Safety Harbor Church, Traction study: Part I
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October
V.
Good
Special FeaturesPerspective: Pushers, Traction study: Part II Modeling - Extra 8753 West, Simple retaining wall, RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award: Kitbashed Atlas E8, Deracked JTTX flat cars, Timber gang: Modeling a tie inserter, Adding fiber optics, Pequea Mining & Chemical Railroad Prototype - Southern's Pomona depot, office and yard tower, Reading 100-ton covered hoppers, Rex's Bridge, Fort Collins Municipal Ry. Birney No. 22
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November
V.
Good
Special Features - Perspective: Motorized railcars, Jamboree in Winnipeg, Traction study: Part III Modeling - Timefreeze: 1946, Yard signs, RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award: C&C gas-electric No. 5, Rex's bridge, A day on the Lake Tahoe Prototype - Protofile 28: Canadian National's eight hatch overhead bunker refrigerator, Twilight of the E-units
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December
V.
Good
Special Features - Perspective: Rotary!, Snowbound Christmas, For the love of trains Modeling - Build a truck transporter flat car, Wood frame shop building, RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award: C&P caboose, Haliburton Oil plant, Blue Ridge & Southern, Traction modeling Prototype - Tomorrow's train...today!, Two flat cars
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