Railroad Model Craftsman October 2017


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Wood Passenger Car • by Tom Griffiths, MMR — Scratchbuild a heavyweight wood-bodied passenger car in plastic.

MKT Kansas City South • by Dan Munson — A visit to Mike McLain’s impressive MKT railroad in HO scale.

Building Craftsman Kits II • by David Capron, MMR — Tips and tricks for building structures.

Early GN 50-foot Boxcars • by Ted Fandel — Drawings, text, and images featuring gn 40100–40299 50-foot boxcars.

Scale Throwbars • by Trevor Marshall — Creating scale throwbars for the ultimate in turnout realism.


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 Steve Jackobs

RMC Perspectiveby Sammy Carlisle

RMC Timetable • Scheduled events and notices

Scratchbuilder's Workshop • by Bob Walker

Test Track — Rapido Trains RDC

Advertising Index

Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers

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