Railroad Model Craftsman September 2020
Echoes of the Past: Onondaga Cut-off • by Dave Abeles — New York Central heritage is strong on this proto-freelanced HO scale Conrail layout.
Santa Fe/UP Depot at Colton, Calif. • by Nick Muff, M.D. — This compact California depot was built to serve both Santa Fe and Union Pacific.
Kitbash a Santa Fe Slug Set: Part 1 • by Craig Chandler — Modeling a yard switcher and slug set in HO scale, starting with an Athearn GP7.
Scratchbuilt Enginehouse in HO • by Jeff Johnston — Blueprints and a handful of parts come together in a fun and functional project.
Setting Up for Operations • by Tyler Whitcomb — A few simple steps will help prepare your model railroad for realistic operations.
Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers
Diverging Points • by Jason Shron
Editor's Notebook • by Otto M. Vondrak
Look Both Ways • by Mike Schafer & Bill Navigato
Painting & Weathering
Perspective • by Bob Whetham
Rail Books • Book news and reviews
Test Track • by Harry K. Wong — ScaleTrains.com “Rivet Counter” EMD SD45 Locomotive Product Review
Test Track • by Harry K. Wong — Kato N Scale Canadian National “Transcontinental” Passenger Train Product Review