ATTENTION! It was brought to our attention that a number of subscribers received the incorrect publication for the December issue. No action is required by you at this time. If you subscribe to Railroad Model Craftsman or Railfan & Railroad, and received the incorrect magazine you will receive the correct publication later this month. They are currently being re-printed and will be distributed in the next few weeks. There is no need to return the magazine you received by mistake. Thank for your continued interest in our publications and we apologize for the inconvenience. Wishing you all the best this holiday season, The White River Productions team

O Scale Trains Magazine September/October 2011

$ 7.50


Lee Hart's PRR Birdsboro Divisionby Lee Hart — An O Scale layout 30 years in the making.

Paintingby Harold Russell — A refresher course on the elements of airbrush painting.

Dreed's Furniture Emporiumby William W. Davis — Bash/scratchbuild an old time building with stamped metal siding.

A Squiggly End Composite Condolaby Ray Grosser — A very unique car made easily with the right parts.

Superdetail a MTH U25Bby David Friedlander — Turn a nice model into to a great model.

Notes on the Stevenson/Lobaugh SP 0-6-0by Bob Turner — Get the mechanism right and the rest is a piece of cake.

A Car Inspector's Houseby Harold W. Russell — Well, he's got to hang out somewhere, right?

Starting Over, Part 9: Control Schemeby Joe Giannovario — The last installment describes how the layout will be powered.


Observationsby Mike Cougill

The Art of Prototype Modelingby Mike Cougill

The Modern Imageby Gene Clements

Traction Actionby Martin Brechbiel


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