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 November 2017

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Wood Passenger Car, Part 2 • by Tom Griffiths, MMR — Scratchbuild a heavyweight wood-bodied passenger car in plastic.

Building a Snowshed • by Dan Lewis, MMR — Building a board-by-board snowshed in N scale.

Pennsylvania RR F36 Flat • by James Kinkaid — A look at these impressive six-axle heavy-duty flatcars—with drawings.

Railroading in the Nineties • by Don Ball — Visit this unique railroad designed for operations set in the 1890s.

Tsunami Decoder Install • by Keith Robinson — Learn the tips and skills needed to install a digital sound decoder.


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 Mike Evans

RMC Perspectiveby Dan Munson

RMC Timetable • Scheduled events and notices

Scratchbuilder's Workshop • by Bob Walker

Test Track • by Tony Cook — Southern Railway SD40–2

Advertising Index

Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers