Railroad Model Craftsman July 2019


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Salt Lake Southernby Gary Petersen — This freelanced route connects the Western Pacific with the Chicago & North Western through the mountains of Utah and Wyoming.

Burlington Express Boxcar Upgradeby Santiago Pineda — An O-scale brass import is modified to represent an unusual home-built boxcar designed to operate in Burlington passenger consists.

East Stroudsburg Towerby Otto M. Vondrak and Skip Roth — Built in 1908 to control the interlocking at East Stroudsburg, Pa., this Lackawanna tower survives today as a museum.

Nurse Tanks for Farm Scenesby Ricky Keil — Simple 3D-printed models of anhydrous ammonia tanks provide an important detail for modern Midwestern agricultural scenes.

Central Vermont Milk Cars in HOby George Dutka — A variety of available HO kits can be used to model Central Vermont insulated cars assigned to milk service from the 1930s to the 1960s.

Scratchbuild a Western Depotby Brian Kutheis — Drawings for a small Colorado & Southern station inspired the author to scratchbuild this simple train station for his narrow gauge railroad.


Craftsman Timetable

Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers

Dremel Kitbashing Award • by Hunter Hughson

Editor's Notebookby Otto M. Vondrak

Index of Advertisers

Look Both Waysby Mike Schafer & Bill Navigato

Painting & Weathering

Perspectiveby Steve Barry

Rail Books • Book news and reviews

Receiving Yard

Safety Valve

Scratchbuilder's Workshop • by Bob Walker

Test Track • by Harry K. Wong — ScaleTrains.com's “Rivet Counter” General Electric Dash9-44CW Locomotive review

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