Railroad Model Craftsman August 2017


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Building Craftsman Kits I • by Dave Capron — Join us in a series addressing the construction of craftsman kits.

Build an IC SD40-2 • by Bruce Rogers — Bruce shows us how he reworked an Athearn blue box kit into an impressive model.

B&O O-66 Mill Gondola • by James Kinkaid — Take a look at a B&O mill gondola through drawings and images.

The Joint Line • by Dan Munson — A visit to a Kansas City modeler’s layout featuring colorful joint line operations.

DODX Flatcar • by Brad Sloan — RMC presents a Cold War relic through drawings and photographs.

NYC Electric Loco Shed • by Victor Hand — Noted modeler Victor Hand shares his experiences in recreating a NYC structure.


Editor's Notebookby Stephen Priest

Look Both Waysby Mike Schafer & Bill Navigato


Rail Books • Book news and reviews

Receiving Yard

RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award • by Dan Cole

RMC Perspectiveby Dale Ridgeway

RMC Timetable • Scheduled events and notices

Scratchbuilder's Workshop • by Bob Walker

Test Track • by Tony Cook — Product reviews

Advertising Index

Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers

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