Railroad Model Craftsman May 2018


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Soggy Gondolas  • by Joseph Kreiss — Modeling wet gondola interiors with common materials.

Frisco Northern Division • by Rick McClellan, MMR — A visit to an incredible Frisco railroad modeled in two eras.

SP’s Sunbeam 4-6-2 • by Nick Muff, MD and Jon H. Fleming, PhD — History and drawings of these famous locomotives.

Consider the Commuter, Part 4 • by George Riley and Otto M. Vondrak — Once the structures are place in our Bucklin Junction scene, roadbed can be laid and track installed for the mainline and maintenance yard.

Countersunk Switches • by Joel Priest, MMR — A stylish method to countersink fascia switches.

A Place to Work • by Trevor Marshall — Building slide-out desks for operators.


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 Mont Switzer

RMC Perspectiveby Ramon Rhodes

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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