Railroad Model Craftsman September 2021
CP Rail in Vermont (in a Basement) • by Neil Schofield — Inspired by a 1980 article in Railfan & Railroad, this realistic HO scale layout captures the colorful Canadian Pacific in Vermont.
Atlantic Coast Line W-4 Pulpwood Car • by James Kinkaid — Scale drawings of bulkhead flatcars designed by Atlantic Coast Line for hauling pulpwood, later adapted for packaged lumber.
Pulpwood Cars, Loads, and Stacks • by Bill Gill — Bring pulpwood traffic to your layout with these simple projects to model dedicated freight cars as well as realistic loads and stacks.
Barge Operations on Your Layout • by Tyler Whitcomb — Add a new dimension of operation and modeling with a seaside barge transfer to send your trains “beyond the layout.”
New York Central Tugboat No. 31 • by James Rose — Scale drawings of a steam-powered tugboat, part of a large marine fleet maintained by New York Central to serve New York Harbor.
Minivan Adventures on the Onondaga Cutoff • by Dave Abeles — It’s 1994, and we’re railfanning Conrail action in upstate New York in the family minivan!
Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers
Diverging Points • by Jason Shron
Editor's Notebook • by Otto M. Vondrak
Index of Advertisers
Perspective • by Justin Franz
Rail Books • Book news and reviews
Test Track • by Harry K. Wong — WalthersProto EMD FP7 Locomotive product review
Test Track • by Hunter Hughson — Rapido Trains EMD SW1200 Switcher product review
Test Track • by George Riley — Berkshire Valley Models Wagons and Draught Horses product review