Railroad Model Craftsman May 2020
Get Wrecked • by Jeff Carlson — Using a discarded Atlas shell to model a wreck-damaged Santa Fe C30-7 as a removable scrap load for a TTX 89’ flatcar.
Pullman 5077 Boxcars: Part 2 • by James Kinkaid — When the American Rail Box Company was formed in 1974, they contracted with P-S for the construction of 1,000 Class XPF10 boxcars.
K-10’s Model Trains • by Dan Munson — Hobby shop owner Ken Kroschwitz has filled a warehouse with a large HO scale layout that encourages newcomers to the hobby.
The Polka Dot Diner • by George Dutka — This scratchbuilt mid-century diner is based on a colorful local prototype that sits down by the tracks in White River Jct., Vermont.
Lessons Learned • by Otto M. Vondrak — Have you ever wished for a “do-over” for your model railroad? See how a student club took advantage of just such an opportunity.
Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers
Diverging Points • by Jason Shron
Editor's Notebook • by Otto M. Vondrak
Index of Advertisers
Look Both Ways • by Mike Schafer & Bill Navigato
Perspective • by Alan Mende
Rail Books • Book news and reviews
Test Track • by George Riley — Bachmann Trains On30 2-6-2T Trench Engine with DCC WOWSound review
Test Track • by George Riley — ITLA Scale Models Modular Industrial Wall System review
Test Track • by George Riley — Banta Model Works “American-style” Cabs for Trench Engines review