Railroad Model Craftsman January 2020
Lake Erie & Southern • by Dan Munson — Ron Copher’s freelanced layout hosts freight and passenger operations of the 1960s.
SCL 40’ Roof Hatch Boxcars: Part 2 • by James Kinkaid — Seaboard Coast Line ordered an additional batch of 400 roof-hatch boxcars in 1967.
Easy and Effective Foreground Trees • by Pierre Oliver — Create your own convincing foreground trees using plastic armatures as a base.
Building a Resin Freight Car Kit • by Eric Hansmann — Tackle your first resin car kit by breaking down the steps and enjoying the process.
An Operating Engine Terminal • by Rick de Candido — Prototype wartime engine terminal operations on the New York Central in HO.
Freelanced Tower for East Buffalo • by Steve Lasher — Using off-the-shelf kits and details to capture the “flavor” of a New York Central tower.
Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers
Editor's Notebook • by Otto M. Vondrak
Index of Advertisers
Look Both Ways • by Mike Schafer & Bill Navigato
Painting & Weathering
Perspective • by Tom Burg
Rail Books • Book news and reviews
Test Track • by Tom Burg — Rapido Trains’ MLW RS-18 reviews