Railroad Model Craftsman March 2020
John Russell’s Rock Island Line • by Dan Munson — After running on the same territory for more than 40 years, John Russell decided to model the Rock Island’s transition period in O scale.
Baggage and Express Ops: Part 2 • by V.S. Roseman — A variety of baggage and express operations can be added to your model railroad, from fast mail trains to local set-offs and interchange.
Scratchbuild Howland Jct. Station • by Peter Reisiger — Scratchbuild an O scale model of this country station once located at the terminus of the former Irondale, Bancroft & Ottawa Railway.
Backdating a Digital Backdrop • by Bill Gill — Using digital image editing software to create a realistic photo backdrop of an actual scene lost to progress and nature more than 50 years ago.
Pennsylvania B60b Baggage Car • by Trevor Marshall — Transforming a nearly forgotten S scale brass model into one of Pennsy’s ubiquitous steel heavyweight baggage cars.
Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers
Editor's Notebook • by Otto M. Vondrak
Index of Advertisers
Look Both Ways • by Mike Schafer & Bill Navigato
Perspective • by William E. Botkin
Rail Books • Book news and reviews
Test Track — Product reviews