Railroad Model Craftsman July 2018


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SLSF Railroad Depot • by Nick Muff, M.D. — Drawings and information on a stylish Victorian-era depot.

Improving Brass Steam • by Bill Deen — Solutions for improved operation of brass steam locomotives.

Iowa Interstate • by Joe Atkinson, MMR — A visit to MMR Joe Atkinson’s HO-scale IAIS layout.

Consider the Commuter, Part 6 • by George Riley and Otto M. Vondrak — Since a portion of our fictional Flagstone Branch is electrified, we demonstrate easy methods for scratchbuilding catenary towers and installing overhead wire.

Material Car • by Michael Collins, MMR — Author’s interest in building this craftsman kit becomes a reality.


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 Alan Mende

RMC Perspectiveby George Sellios

RMC Timetable • Scheduled events and notices

Scratchbuilder's Workshop • by Bob Walker

Test Track • by George Riley — SP stock car and TTX caboose

Advertising Index

Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers

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