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

Railroad Model Craftsman December 2015

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Copper Concentrate Cars • by Gene Green — Drawings and a close look at a unique freight car type.

Railroad Signals • by Bruce Chubb, MMR — A look at railroad signal practices and their model railroad application, Part 1.

Balsa Foam Primer • by Peter Youngblood, MMR — Scenery expert Peter Youngblood introduces us to the versatility of balsa foam.

Omaha Union Station • by Nicholas Muff, MD — Drawings and history of the stunning Art Deco Gateway to the Plains.


Editor's Notebookby Stephen Priest

Receiving Yard

Rail Books • Book news and reviews

RMC Timetable • Scheduled events and notices

RMC Perspective

Look Both Waysby Mike Schafer & Bill Navigato

Scratchbuilder's Workshop • by Bob Walker

Test Track • by Tony Cook — Product reviews

RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award • by Ma & Pa Caboose

Classified Ads • Commercial listings

Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers

Advertising Index