Railroad Model Craftsman August 2022
Mineral & Southfork Railway • by Dan Munson — This freelanced O scale narrow gauge layout is inspired by the mining history of Alaska.
Evans Side Slider • by James Kinkaid — Favored by short lines, these innovative cars were replaced by centerbeam fl ats.
Model a Highway Overhead Bridge • by Dave Abeles — Using various kits to replicate a typical NYSDOT highway crossing of the 1990s.
DCC Sound Upgrade for Brass Steam • by Jeff Johnston — Upgrading old brass imports with improved DCC sound and keep-alive circuits.
Build a Roarin’ Elgin Elevated Shanty • by Wayne Wesolowski — This Chicago, Aurora & Elgin prototype was typical of trackside installations.
Island Inspiration: Canadian National 70-tonner and Caboose in HO • by James Hilton — Inspired by a vintage photo of a bygone scene of railroading on Prince Edward Island.
Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers
Diverging Points • by Jason Shron
Editor's Notebook • by Otto M. Vondrak
Index of Advertisers
Perspective • by Trevor Marshall
Rail Books • Book news and reviews
Test Track • by Hunter Hughson — Bowser Manufacturing “Executive Line” Alco RS-3 product review
Test Track • by Gareth Bayer — ScaleTrains “Rivet Counter” Gunderson Multi-Max Autorack product review
Test Track • by George Riley — Walthers Cornerstone Prefabricated Metal Structure Kits product review