Railroad Model Craftsman August 2019


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The Stevens Mine Jobby Jim Hertzog — Extending a branch onto a narrow shelf turns unused space into a new operational challenge on the HO scale Reading Shamokin Division.

Build a Welding Gas Storage Shedby Wayne Wesolowski — Based on a structure used by the Santa Fe, this simple acetylene storage shed is a great way to get into scratchbuiding.

Great Northern’s Early 50-foot Boxcar Rebuildsby Staffan Ehnbom and James Kinkaid — Originally built in the 1920s, rebuilds in the 1950s extended the life of these cars into the 1970s.

Consider the Commuter, Part 7by Otto M. Vondrak — Our project railroad series continues as we add scenery effects to our suburban end-of-the-line station scene at Flagstone.

Model a Remote Interlockingby Jim Providenza and Seth Neumann — A remote interlocking protecting a crossing adds operational interest to the Santa Cruz Northern.


Company Photographer

Craftsman Timetable

Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers

Dremel Kitbashing Award • by Bryan Busséy

Editor's Notebookby Otto M. Vondrak

Index of Advertisers

Look Both Waysby Mike Schafer & Bill Navigato

Perspectiveby Ken Karlewicz

Rail Books • Book news and reviews

Receiving Yard

Safety Valve

Scratchbuilder's Workshop • by Bob Walker

Test Track • by George Riley — Woodland Scenics' Field System review

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