Railroad Model Craftsman September 2019


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Northwoods Memoriesby David Rickaby — Childhood memories inspired John Mueller to recreate Chicago & North Western operations in the Wisconsin Northwoods in HO scale.

Bay Area Prototype Modelers Meetby Harry K. Wong — The informal meet encourages everyone to attend clinics, share information, and enjoy the many fine models on display.

Consider the Commuter, Part 8by Otto M. Vondrak — Commuter trains are more than just coaches. This month, we discuss different types of cars, and offer some quick modeling ideas.

Santa Fe’s Summit Depotby Dr. Nicholas S. Muff — This compact station design served as the train order operator’s offi ce at the summit of Santa Fe’s route over Cajon Pass.

It Happened in Guadalupeby Brian Moore — Follow the crew as they travel over Southern Pacifi c’s Guadalupe Subdivision in 1954, making set-outs and pick-ups along the way.


Collector Consist

Craftsman Timetable

Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers

Dremel Kitbashing Award • by Alan Mende

Editor's Notebookby Otto M. Vondrak

Index of Advertisers

Look Both Waysby Mike Schafer & Bill Navigato

Perspectiveby Don Heimburger

Rail Books • Book news and reviews

Receiving Yard

Safety Valve

Scratchbuilder's Workshop • by Bob Walker

Test Track • by Harry K. Wong — Rapido Trains: Royal Hudson Steam Locomotive review

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