Railroad Model Craftsman July 2022

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Edition
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Features:

Illinois Terminal O’Fallon Branchby Steve Goaring — Set in the summer of 1961, this HO scale layout hosts relaxed branch line operations.

Penn Central G47 Gondolasby James Kinkaid — These 50 ft. Fruehauf gondolas built in 1971 and 1972 served well into the Conrail era.

Kitbashed Modern Warehouse in HOby Jim Sacco — Readily available Pikestuff kits are the base for this simple kitbash and detail project.

Scratchbuild a Three-Door Boxarby Phil Holden — Based on a 1910-era prototype, this HO scale supply car is built using simple methods.

Scratchbuilt Billboard from a Photoby Jorge Faz — A photo was the inspiration to build a unique mid-century billboard with dimensional elements.

Building a Small Layout for Operationsby Steve Jackobs — Inspired by various Texas short lines, this small layout is packed with operating potential.

Corrugated Steel from Tin Foilby Walker Embry — An N scale Walthers grain elevator kit is dressed up with steel panels made from tin foil.

Departments:

Craftsman Timetable

Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers

Diverging Pointsby Jason Shron

Editor's Notebookby Otto M. Vondrak

Index of Advertisers

Painting & Weathering

Perspectiveby Miles Callan

Rail Books • Book news and reviews

Receiving Yard

Safety Valve

Test Track • by Harry K. Wong — Rapido Trains New Haven EP-5 Electric Locomotive product review

Test Track • by Harry K. Wong — Kato: USA HO Amtrak Viewliner II Baggage Cars product review

Test Track • by Harry K. Wong — Tangent Scale Models: Greenville Quad-Door High-Cube 86’ Boxcars product review