Railroad Model Craftsman July 2022
Illinois Terminal O’Fallon Branch • by Steve Goaring — Set in the summer of 1961, this HO scale layout hosts relaxed branch line operations.
Penn Central G47 Gondolas • by James Kinkaid — These 50 ft. Fruehauf gondolas built in 1971 and 1972 served well into the Conrail era.
Kitbashed Modern Warehouse in HO • by Jim Sacco — Readily available Pikestuff kits are the base for this simple kitbash and detail project.
Scratchbuild a Three-Door Boxar • by Phil Holden — Based on a 1910-era prototype, this HO scale supply car is built using simple methods.
Scratchbuilt Billboard from a Photo • by Jorge Faz — A photo was the inspiration to build a unique mid-century billboard with dimensional elements.
Building a Small Layout for Operations • by Steve Jackobs — Inspired by various Texas short lines, this small layout is packed with operating potential.
Corrugated Steel from Tin Foil • by Walker Embry — An N scale Walthers grain elevator kit is dressed up with steel panels made from tin foil.
Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers
Diverging Points • by Jason Shron
Editor's Notebook • by Otto M. Vondrak
Index of Advertisers
Painting & Weathering
Perspective • by Miles Callan
Rail Books • Book news and reviews
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