Railroad Model Craftsman October 2019


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Kansas City Southern’s Third Subby Steve Davis — This HO scale model railroad follows the prototype from Heavener to Watts, Okla., in 1982.

Pittsburgh & Lake Erie 65’ Gondolaby James Kinkaid — Between 1957 and 1958, the railroad added 500 new gondolas to its roster.

Backdating Shoreham Covered Bridgeby Bill Gill — Several modifications to a popular laser kit help backdate this model to the early steam era.

Canadian National Brass RS-18 Rebuildby Trevor Marshall — A 30-year-old Overland Models brass import is rebuilt for reliable operation.

Consider the Commuter, Part 9by Otto M. Vondrak — We wrap up our commuter railroad series with an overview of operating scenarios.

2019 St. Louis RPM Meetby Dan Munson — This fun Midwestern gathering of talented modelers was punctuated by great exhibits.


Craftsman Timetable

Craftsman Workshop

Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers

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

Test Track • by Harry K. Wong — Broadway Limited: P5a Boxcab Electric Locomotive review

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