O Scale Trains Magazine September/October 2023


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O Scale Brass Steam Locomotive Drives — Part 3by Martin Megregian — Part 3 discusses drives used by Key, Precision Scale, Oriental, and Weaver.

Building Yarmouth Model Works’ PRR X31f Boxcar Kitby Chris Crane — Chris presents details in building a modern kit (3-D printing and resin cast).

Building Mitchum’s Tiresby Martin Brechbiel — Martin shares the upgrading and modification to create an O scale business.

Santa Barbara and Moorpark Modeling Effortsby Bob Poole — Bob relates his efforts modeling two unfinished places: Santa Barbara and Moorpark.

Why P-48?by David Schultz — David relates his decision going down the Proto 48 track.

Scratchbuilding A Wooden Gondolaby William W. Davis — Bill builds a Simpson gondola kit.

Repairing an Open Motor Trolley Scratchbuilt in 1947by Catherine Wubbel — The restoration of a vintage family treasure is presented.


O Scale Archeologyby Jim DeBruin

The Ne-O-Phyteby Kurt Thompson

Traction Actionby Martin Brechbiel


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