Railroad Model Craftsman May 2021
Mid-Century on the Boston & Albany • by Chuck Oraftik — This New York Central route over the Berkshire Mountains was host to a variety of heavy steam and diesel power in the 1950s.
Harmon Coal Dock • by Victor Hand — Scaling out to more than eight feet long in HO scale, this massive facility once fed New York Central’s mighty steam fleet at Harmon, N.Y.
Build an Amtrak Pacific Parlour Car • by Jacob Klatt — These former Santa Fe Hi-Level lounges were rebuilt in the 1990s for exclusive use on Amtrak’s Coast Starlight service, and retired in 2018.
High-Speed Action on the Old Line Corridor • by Steve Lee — This compact N scale layout evokes the drama of modern passenger railroading on Amtrak’s busy Northeast Corridor.
Adding Passenger Trains to a Short Line • by Tyler Whitcomb — From inspection trips to regular weekend excursions, you can easily add passenger trains to your layout.
Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers
Diverging Points • by Jason Shron
Editor's Notebook • by Otto M. Vondrak
Index of Advertisers
Painting & Weathering
Perspective • by Steve Barry
Rail Books • Book news and reviews
Test Track • by Harry K. Wong — Rapido Trains Amtrak Horizon Passenger Cars product review
Test Track • by George Riley — Deerfifield River Laser S.S. Venture Tramp Steamer product review
Test Track • by Joseph Altnether — Atlas All-Scales Signal System product review