Railroad Model Craftsman December 2022


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Pennsylvania Railroad’s Buffalo Lineby Otto M. Vondrak — This route was home to heavy traffic requiring helpers over Keating Summit.

Steve Mallery’s PRR Buffalo Lineby Phil Monat — This layout captures late-era Pennsy operations from Harrisburg to Buffalo in HO scale.

Ken McCorry’s PC Buffalo Lineby Phil Monat — Penn Central-era operations are represented on this barn-sized HO scale empire.

Buffalo Line: Compare and Contrastby Phil Monat — Comparing how two Buffalo Line layouts approach the same theme in different ways.

Scratchbuild a Florida Warehouseby Kinzer Hurt — Simple construction techniques are used to build this model based on an actual location.

Burlington Homebuilt Snowplow in HOby Jeff Carlson — Kitbashing low-cost parts into a show-stopping model based on a CB&Q prototype.


Boomer Trail

Collector Consist

Craftsman Workshop

Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers

Diverging Pointsby Jason Shron

Editor's Notebookby Otto M. Vondrak

Index of Advertisers

Perspectiveby Ray Arnott

Rail Books • Book news and reviews

Receiving Yard

Safety Valve

Test Track • by Hunter Hughson — Athearn Genesis Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo GMDD GP9s product review

Test Track • by Harry K. Wong — Soundtraxx Blunami Digital Sound Decoders product review

Test Track • by George Riley — Apogee Locomotive Works Small Industrial Locomotives product review


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