Railroad Model Craftsman April 2021
August 1939 on the Yosemite Valley • by Jack Burgess — A classic California short line comes to life, thanks to more than 40 years of prototype research and modeling.
Pullman-Standard 2929 Covered Hopper • by James Kinkaid — Favored by southern lines, these cars were designed to carry fertilizer and phosphate.
A Modern Commodity: Ethanol by Rail • by Clifton Linton — From farmer’s field to fuel depot, you can easily add any aspect of modern ethanol production to your model railroad.
Kitbash a Texas Mexican Geep • by David J. Rodriguez — Part of a fleet of EMD switchers that included seating space in the short hood for the union-mandated five-man crew.
Build New Stations from Classic Kits • by George Dutka — Classic kits from AHM and Atlas provide the base for detailed train station scenes that can fit a variety of eras and locales.
Hand-Lay and Detail a P48 Turnout • by Shawn Branstetter — Track is a model, too, and what better way to showcase your efforts than an O scale turnout built to Proto48 standards?
Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers
Diverging Points • by Jason Shron
Dremel Kitbashing Award • by Thomas Maupin
Editor's Notebook • by Otto M. Vondrak
Index of Advertisers
Painting & Weathering
Perspective • by John Brahaney
Rail Books • Book news and reviews
Test Track • by George Riley — Chesapeake & Ohio L-1 Streamlined Hudson from Broadway Limited product review
Test Track • by Harry K. Wong — Rapido Trains' 53-foot Hyundai Insulated Domestic Intermodal Containers product review
Test Track • by Harry K. Wong — ScaleTrains.com P-S/Trinity Backpacker 5-unit Intermodal Well Car product review