Railroad Model Craftsman May 2019


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Hudson Terminal Railroadby Christopher Brimley — Featuring many scratchbuilt structures, this freelanced N-scale waterfront terminal is inspired by New York Harbor.

Georgetown Ortner Hopper Kitbashby Scott Sanders — An out-of-production Walthers model is updated with new details and weathering to represent a unique aggregate hopper car.

Building a Modular Sceneby Daniel Rappoport — Students at the Illinois Institute of Technology come together to design, build, and operate a realistic Free-mo modular scene.

Scratchbuild a Brass Girder Bridgeby Mark Juett — Constructed from simple brass shapes, this deck girder bridge is a good introduction to learning scratchbuilding and soldering with metal.

Bridgetown RPM 2019by Harry K. Wong — A recap of the recent Bridgetown RPM meet-up in Portland, Oregon, featuring a variety of detailed models.


Advertising Index

Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers

Editor's Notebookby Otto M. Vondrak

Look Both Waysby Mike Schafer & Bill Navigato


Rail Books • Book news and reviews

Receiving Yard

RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award • by Mike Baker

RMC Perspectiveby Otto M. Vondrak

RMC Timetable • Scheduled events and notices

Scratchbuilder's Workshop • by Bob Walker

Test Track • by Harry K. Wong — ExactRail's Johnstown America AutoFlood II Hopper Car review

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