HOn3 Annual 2021


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HOn3 is all about building narrow gauge trains and layouts. The 2021 HOn3 Annual is the only publication exclusively dedicated to HOn3 narrow gauge model railroading! Now in its 13th year, this issue is packed full of exciting layout tours, in-depth construction projects, and plenty of detailed prototype information. It’s sure to keep your workbench full all year. From California to Maine and all points between, get on board for narrow gauge fun.


Narrow-Minded Notesby Chris Lane — National Narrow Gauge Convention Wrap Up

Scale Illumination Part 2by John Niemeyer and Keith Pashina — More LED Lighting Projects.

Better-Looking Commercial Trackby Dave Vollmer — Better Appearance than Hand Laid?

Old Signs on Old Wallsby Peter Metzker — Creating and Adding Signage to Model Structures

Short Line on a Missionby Matt Woods — Diorama of Michigan’s Old Mission Peninsula.

The Gold Hill Projectby George G. Riley, Esq. — “A Square-Footer” Micro Layout.

A Room With a Viewby Dean Smith — A Window for the Vida Division’s Dispatcher.

Tin Foil Rocks, Stone Portals, and Wallsby Bob Brendle — We Will Rock You Parts 1 and 2

Converting HO Locos to HOn3by Rich Mossholder — A Kato Mechanism is the Start.

Building a Post Driver Wagonby Sam Swanson — When No One Makes an HO Posthole Digger.

Build an Autocar White Metal Kitby L. Todd Leftwich — “Old School” kits and How to Kitbash, and Paint them.

Switching In/To HOn3by Bob Bennett — Diorama Update and a New Business.

Embracing 3D Printingby Mike Mackey

Iron Horse Senseby Geoff Stunkard — Feeding and Caring of the Tweetsie Stable.

Otter Creek & Rio Grandeby Dennis Carrell — A John Allen-Inspired Timesaver Layout.

Scratchbuild a 24-Foot Boxcarby Dale Smith — Early 1930s Boxcar From an Obscure Iowa Line.

Work Crane Kitbashby Duane Richardson — A New Use for the AHM Barnhart Log Loader.

The Venado Post Officeby Rich Mossholder — An HO Scale Interpretive Mode.

Colorado in Switzerlandby Peter Gloor — Revisiting the AMORS HOn3 Modular Group.

East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad Scenery and Structuresby Johnny Graybeal — Some Unique Features of the Prototype.

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