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 April 2017

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Photo Studio in a Box • by Craig Chandler — A photo studio for your models that’s almost free.

A Visit to the DT&M • by Dave Rickaby — Visit the operations-oriented Detroit, Tecumseh & Muskegon Railroad.

PRR Queen Mary Flat • by Josh Surkosky — Building an iconic N-scale flatcar for the Pennsylvania Railroad.

Railroad Signals • by Dr. Bruce Chubb, MMR — Part 14, controlled electric lock and CTC interlocking.


Editor's Notebookby Stephen Priest


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 Richard E. Bradley

RMC Perspective • by Steve Jessup

Receiving Yard

Rail Books • Book news and reviews

RMC Timetable • Scheduled events and notices

Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers

Advertising Index