Model Railroad News January/February 2012

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Special Interest:

Web Technology: The Model Railroader's Virtual Library.

N-Scale Reviews:

BLMA Trinity 53-foot 5-unit Spine Car set brings Modern intermodal railroading to life.

Bachmann Baldwin 4-6-0 offers enjoyable features for the kitbasher and RTR modeler alike.

HO-Scale Reviews:

Athearn GP15T utilizes new tooling to create a model that saw only a few units in life.

ExactRail bolsters fleet with a new run of 70s–80s-era Greenville 65-foot Gondolas.

Q Connection Whalebelly Hopper offers a challenge for experienced modelers looking to replicate unique rolling stock.

M.T.H. Daylight Alco PA/PBs and Passenger Set make for perfect companions.

S-Scale Review:

Alpine Purina Chows Feed Mill combines two real-life mills to create one iconic kit.

On30-Scale Review:

Bachmann Porter 0-4-0 & 0-4-2 move into 21st Century while retaining 19th Century charm.

Large-Scale Review:

Aristo-Craft Mallet gets shopped and re-released with new improvements.

Book/Calendar Reviews:

Streamscenes 2012 Calendars: works of art.

For scratch builder & historian: Carstens updates Slim Gauge Cars.

Columns & Departments:

S Curves • by Dick Karnes

At the Grade Crossing • by Bill Cawthon

Thinking of Technology • by John Sipple

N Depth • by Steven Goehring

Teen Association of Model Railroads • by Sawyer Barry