Railroad Model Craftsman April 2022
The Lost Dutchman Lines • by W. David Doiron — This large HO scale layout built for operations combines prototype elements of the Southern Pacific in Arizona with a freelanced short line.
Scratchbuild a Yard Shanty in O • by Wayne Slaughter — With dimensions estimated from available photographs, this structure is based on a Boston & Maine prototype at Mechanicville, N.Y.
Modeling Illecillewaet Dam • by Patrick Lawson — This HO scale model is based on an actual hydroelectric dam that once served the area around Revelstoke in British Columbia.
Burlington Northern Trough Train • by Doug Geiger — Made from detailed 3D-printed components, this unique prototype served in dedicated coal service on Burlington Northern in the 1990s.
Operations on the Yosemite Valley • by Jack Burgess — It’s August 1939, and this California short line has trains to move based on actual period timetables, using “fast clocks” and switch lists.
Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers
Diverging Points • by Jason Shron
Delaware & Hudson Chop-Nose Alco RS-3 in S Scale Dremel Kitbashing Award • by Robert Frascella
Editor's Notebook • by Otto M. Vondrak
Index of Advertisers
Painting & Weathering
Perspective • by Don Heimburger
Rail Books • Book news and reviews
Test Track • by Harry K. Wong — Athearn Genesis 2.0 General Electric Dash9-44CWL Locomotive product review
Test Track • by Harry K. Wong — Spring Mills Depot DODX Heavy-Duty Flatcars and CONEX Containers product review
Test Track • by Harry K. Wong — PECO Code 70 Turnouts and Transition Track product review