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Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette January/February 2018

$ 7.95

Special Feature

L’Aubraie, Large Scale In A Small Spaceby Bernard Junk — A challenge.


Betsy Livesby Jim Schulz — Gazette Award, 37th National Narrow Gauge Convention, Denver, Colorado, 2017.

A Large-scale Modeler Looks For A Little Changeby John K. Landis — A contrast in scales.

My On30 Version Of Chamaby Mike Schrier — A new beginning.

Fremontby John Campbell, MMR — A fantasy Colorado mining town … with a history.

My HOn3 Rio Grande Southern Lizard Head Division, Part 3by Gregg Condon, MMR — Burns Canyon to Silver Spur.

Along The Narrow Gaugeby Mallory Hope Ferrell — My historic photo album: the East Broad Top, part 5.

The Locomotive That Never Wasby Mallory Hope Ferrell — A sidebar.

The On30 Fiddletown & Copperopolisby Bill Gould — An uncommon carrier, part 6: the Chamita coaling tower.

The Western Bay Railroad’s Aerial Ore Tram And Ore Dumpby Al Sohl, MMR — An impressive bit of scenery.

Scenery Techniquesby Craig Symington, MMR — Making aspen trees.

The Narrow Gauge Sceneby Charlie Getz — Durango press.


South Pacific Coast, Arcade Depot, San Jose, Californiaby Gary Caviglia

East Broad Top Railroad & Coal Company 2nd 4 CROMWELLby David Fletcher

East Broad Top Railroad & Coal Company 11by David Fletcher

C&S Cinder Car 04000by Robert Stears

Chamita Coaling Towerby Bill Gould

The Murphy House, Bodie, Californiaby Neil A. Pfafman


Robert’s Ramblingsby Bob Brown

Pigeon Hole — Letters to the editor.

In Brief — Small announcements, new items, and corrections.

New in Review — Model reviews.

Book Reviews