Railroad Model Craftsman August 2020


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Finishing Touches on the Nitro Passby Don Weixl — We visit this scenic freelance transition era layout set in southern British Columbia.

North Stratford Boxcars in HO and Nby George Dutka — Boxcars from this New England short line could be found all across North America.

Kitbashing Realistic Storefrontsby Dan Lewis — Turn kits and ready-made models into unique structures for your model railroad.

Detailing an Erie Lackawanna GP7by Scott Lupia — Detail and upgrade an Atlas Classic GP7 to represent specific group of EL road switchers.

20 Years of NorCal Free-moby Jere Ingram — A group celebrates 20 years as one of the pioneering Free-mo organizations.


Company Photographer

Craftsman Timetable

Craftsman Workshop

Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers

Diverging Pointsby Jason Shron

Editor's Notebookby Otto M. Vondrak

Look Both Waysby Mike Schafer & Bill Navigato

Perspectiveby Gregory Wright, MMR

Rail Books • Book news and reviews

Receiving Yard

Safety Valve

Test Track • by Harry K. Wong — Rapido Trains Alco/MLW FA-2 and FB-2 product review

Test Track • by George Riley — Broadway Limited EMD NW2 product review

Test Track • by Harry K. Wong — Trainworx 40-foot Corrugated Insulated Trailers product review

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