Railroad Model Craftsman July 2021


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Cumberland Westby David Parks — This expansive HO scale layout combines Baltimore & Ohio and Western Maryland Railway operations around Cumberland, Md., in 1953.

Greenville Wood Chip Hoppersby James Kinkaid — Designed and built by Greenville Steel Car Co. between 1962 and 1966, these oversize open hoppers could be found all over the Southeast.

A Model Terminal: North Conwayby Justin Franz and Otto Vondrak — This small terminal on Boston & Maine’s Conway Branch has many features attractive to model railroaders.

Modeling Modern Secondhand Enginesby M. R. Snell — Some minor modifi cations and carefully placed paint patches can help you replicate Norfolk Southern’s modern secondhand locomotives.

Make Your Own Static Grass Applicatorsby Scott Thornton — It’s easy to make your own applicators, and experiment with different voltages.

Simple Car Stands for Repair Tracksby Wayne Wesolowski — Found wherever freight cars are repaired, these simple steel and wood car stands can be built in an evening or two.


Craftsman Timetable

Craftsman Workshop

Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers

Diverging Pointsby Jason Shron

Editor's Notebookby Otto M. Vondrak

Index of Advertisers

Painting & Weathering

Perspectiveby Scott Williamson

Rail Books • Book news and reviews

Receiving Yard

Safety Valve

Test Track • by Harry K. Wong — InterMountain Railway General Electric Tier 4 GEVO ET44AC and ET44C4 with Angled Exhaust product review

Test Trackby Harry K. Wong — American Limited Models GATC Postwar Welded Tank Cars product review

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