Railroad Model Craftsman April 2020
John Peluso’s Frisco Line • Dan Munson — Inspired by childhood memories of the Frisco Lines around St. Louis, John Peluso’s double-deck HO scale railroad is built for operation.
Pullman 5077 Boxcars: Part 1 • James Kinkaid — From 1972 through 1979 Pullman-Standard produced 4,301 boxcars with 5,077 cu.ft. capacity. The first 500 were ordered by Penn Central.
Brill Trolley Kitbash • Alan Mende — A common Bachmann Brill trolley body was the basis for creating a kitbash replica of Hummelstown & Campbellstown Street Railway no. 3.
Modeling a Coal Silo • Bill Gill — Tall wooden silos for small-town coal dealers like this one could be found across the country in the second half of the 20th century.
Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers
Dremel Kitbashing Award • by Mike Hauk
Editor's Notebook • by Otto M. Vondrak
Index of Advertisers
Look Both Ways • by Mike Schafer & Bill Navigato
Painting & Weathering
Perspective • by Lance Mindheim
Rail Books • Book news and reviews
- Athearn Genesis EMD SD90MAC-H Phase II review – by Harry K. Wong
- American Cottages from Woodland Scenics review – George Riley
- Utica Feed & Milling and Yard Bunkhouse by The TrainMaster review – by George Riley