Railroad Model Craftsman January 2022


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Iowa Interstate’s Milan Branchby Scott Thornton — Introducing a new series about building a shelf layout based on a branch line.

From Flat to Full Size: Hood Creamery in HOby Don James — Kitbashing a shallow background building into a fleshed-out, full-size structure.

Model Boston & Maine Brookside Creamery Carsby George Dutka — A variety of insulated wood and steel cars hauled milk on B&M into the early 1970s.

A Scratchbuilt Creamery in O Scaleby Bob Bennett — This simple structure represents a typical trackside creamery serving a small city in Maine.

Detail a Jersey Central GP7by Alan Mende — Loaded with detail, this Atlas HO model is ready to haul freight or passengers.


Craftsman Timetable

Craftsman Workshop

Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers

Diverging Pointsby Jason Shron

Dremel Kitbashing Award M.G. BARAN Norfolk Southern SIECO Tie Gondola in HO • by Harry K. Wong

Editor's Notebookby Otto M. Vondrak

Index of Advertisers

Painting & Weathering

Perspectiveby Justin Franz

Rail Books • Book news and reviews

Receiving Yard

Safety Valve

Test Track • by Harry K. Wong — Rapido Trains GMDD FP9A Locomotive product review

Test Track • by Gareth Bayer — ScaleTrains G52X Bethgon Coal Gondolas product review

Test Track • by Harry K. Wong — WalthersMainline EMD NW2 Phase V Diesel Switcher product review

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