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 September 2018

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Drawbridge • by Thomas Oxnard, MD, MMR — Build an iconic drawbridge with Central Valley parts.

D&RGW Pueblo Division • by Thomas Johnson — Recreating the past through a model railroad layout.

Hydrocal Scratchbuilding • by Lorne Munro — Building a structure from hydrocal plaster.

Rock Island GP7s • by Jeff Carlson — Modernizing factory-painted geeps for the 1970s.

Trolley Passenger Shelter • by Harold Russell — Drawings and history of preserved passenger shelter.


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 Jim Providenza

RMC Perspectiveby Steve Jessup

RMC Timetable • Scheduled events and notices

Scratchbuilder's Workshop • by Bob Walker

Test Track • by David Otte — Rapido: New Haven parlor cars

Advertising Index

Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers