Railroad Model Craftsman December 2021
Diesel Variety at Arlington Yard • by Marc Pitanza — This detailed micro-layout depicts B&O’s busy diesel terminal on Staten Island in HO.
Christmas Trees Shipped by Rail • by Craig Wilson — Before it was dressed with tinsel in your living room, Christmas trees were moved by rail.
Rio Grande Narrow Gauge Cabooses • by Chris Lane — Scale drawings of three types of Rio Grande narrow gauge cabooses in O scale.
Convert a Rapido RS-18 into an RS-10 • by Don Janes — This kitbash brings out the subtle details of Canadian Pacific’s MLW RS-10 diesels.
Scratchbuild a Phoenix Log Hauler • by Dave Hole — These steam tractors could once be found in logging operations across the country.
Realistic and Reversible Tie Loads • by Chip Syme — Simulate the delivery of inbound green timbers turned into outbound creosoted railroad ties.
Introduction to Trolleys and Traction • by Tom Piccirillo — A look at fascinating world of traction, including passenger, freight, and work cars.
Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers
Diverging Points • by Jason Shron
Editor's Notebook • by Otto M. Vondrak
Index of Advertisers
Perspective • by Scott Williamson
Rail Books • Book news and reviews
Test Track • by Harry K. Wong — Tangent Scale Models Greenville 86-foot High-Cube Double Plug Door Boxcars product review
Test Track • by Harry K. Wong — Kato USA Steeple Cab Electric Locomotive product review
Test Track • by George Riley — Woodland Scenics Stewart’s Hobby Shop product review