Narrow Gauge and Short Line Gazette January/February 2020

$ 7.95

Special Feature

Kitbashing A Steam Rail Car In On30by Gary Bothe — Into the past.


An HO Gauge Nevada County Narrow Gauge (Ex-Swayne Lumber Co.) Rotary Snowplowby Gail E. Dunning — Built from bits and pieces.

High Desert Railroadingby Steve and Laurie Bradley — An HOn3 Southern Pacific narrow gauge layout.

House Built For A Presidentby Brooks Stover, MMR — Elk River Coal & Lumber Company President J.G. Bradley’s home in S scale.

Layout Refinementsby Dr. Gregg Condon, MMR — Add a setoff track.

The Phoenix Logging Companyby Peter J. Replinger — More hood canal logging.

An On30 Logging Cabooseby Sam Swanson — Flea market kitbash.

Maine 2-Foot Modelingby Bob Bennett — An On30 enclosed water tank.

Scratchbuilding Colorado Central 10 For My 0n3 Colorado Central & Southernby Dan Windolph — Part 1: soldering basics.

Addressing Issues On My HOn3 Rio Grande Southern Layoutby Craig Symington, MMR — The stub turnouts at Rico.

The Narrow Gauge Sceneby Charlie Getz — Patagonian narrow gauge.


Nevada County Narrow Gauge Rotary Snow Plow 1by Herman H. Darr

Elk River Coal & Lumber Company President J.G. Bradley’s Homeby Brooks Stover, MMR

D&RG 4-Wheel Caboosesby Robert Stears

The McKenzie Brewery, Bodie, Californiaby Neil A. Pfafman

Utah & Northern Railway 2-6-0 9by David Fletcher

Pajaro Valley Consolidated Railroad Beet Dump “Tilt” Trestleby Gary Caviglia

1912 40 HP Case Steam Traction Engineby Bill Gould


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