Railroad Model Craftsman November 2019


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Morada Belt Revisitedby Dave Stanley — Expanding operations on this HO scale showcase of mid-century Western railroading.

Burlington XML Boxcar ’Bashby Scott Sanders — It took a lot of guts to make that first cut into the beautiful Tangent shell....

Modeling Riverbank Tree Rootsby Joseph Kreiss — This simple scenic detail can be a real attention-getter on your layout.

Kitbash a Santa Fe SF30B Duoby Sammy Carlile — Modeling two versions of this one-of-a-kind in-house General Electric rebuild.

Easy, Removable Coal Loadsby Ron Stacy — Use this method to quickly assemble realistic, removable coal loads for your hopper fleet.

Makin’ Wavesby Larry Burk — Use this trick to create bow and stern wave effects for your waterfront boat models.


Collector Consist

Company Photographer

Craftsman Timetable

Craftsman Workshop

Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers

Dremel Kitbashing Award • by Phil Holden

Editor's Notebookby Otto M. Vondrak

Index of Advertisers

Look Both Waysby Mike Schafer & Bill Navigato

Painting & Weathering

Perspectiveby David T. Magill

Rail Books • Book news and reviews

Receiving Yard

Safety Valve

Scratchbuilder's Workshop • by Bob Walker

Test Track • by George Riley — Atlas O Scale EMD F3 Phase 1 review

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