Railroad Model Craftsman February 2022


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Minoa & Euclid Interchange Runby Dave Abeles — Follow along as an upstate New York short line interchanges with Conrail..

VIA Rail P42 in HO Scaleby Charls Gendron — Painting and detailing an Athearn P42 to represent a modern VIA Rail unit.

Staging a Steam Era Engine Termialby Rick Decandido — The staging area for the author’s Fillmore Terminal required a unique solution.

Kitbashed Tower for East Syracuseby Steve Lasher — An old Tyco kit is modified to look like a typical New York Central interlocking tower.

Model a CGTX Sodium Chlorate Carby Will Lawrence — An InterMountain grain hopper is the base for this unique chemical car from the 1990s.

Detail an Urban Street Sceneby Ken Hamilton — Attention to details and finishing makes this Downtown Deco street scene come alive.


Company Photographer

Craftsman Timetable

Craftsman Workshop

Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers

Diverging Pointsby Jason Shron

Dremel Kitbashing Award Ottawa Central Railway MLW RS-18u in HO Scaleby Tim Hayman

Editor's Notebookby Otto M. Vondrak

Index of Advertisers

Perspectiveby Miles Callan

Rail Books • Book news and reviews

Receiving Yard

Safety Valve

Test Track • by Harry K. Wong — Rapido Trains: Later Phase F40PH product review

Test Track • by George Riley — Conoco Wide-Frame Tall-Dome Tank Cars in On30 and HOn3 from San Juan Car Co. product review

Test Track • by George Riley — PECOLectrics TwistLock Turnout Motor product review

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