Railroad Model Craftsman February 2023
Maximum Operating in Limited Space • by Steve C. Bradley — A compact switching layout inspired by mid-century small-town Ontario.
Kitbashing Netcong Freight House • by William E. Botkin — Kitbashing a Lackawanna freight house from an Atlas laser-cut structure kit in HO.
Kaolin Clay PS-2 Covered Hopper • by James Kinkaid — Pullman-Standard produced this series of PS-2 covered hoppers for kaolin clay service.
Build a Realistic Photo Diorama • by Scott Sanders — Building a photo diorama is a great excuse to get those models off the shelf.
Updating a Brass Whitcomb 44-tonner • by Steve Hil and Pete Hall — Steps to improve operations and update details on an old brass diesel.
Why Freelance? • by Tyler Whitcomb — Creating a plausible railroad like the N scale Tenino Western has its own challenges.
Utility Cart for Operators • by Randy Watts — This roll-around cart provides a handy writing surface and helps reduce clutter.
Boomer Trail Special
Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers
Diverging Points • by Jason Shron
Editor's Notebook • by Otto M. Vondrak
Index of Advertisers
Perspective • by Andrew Castle
Rail Books • Book news and reviews
Test Track • by Harry K. Wong Atlas Master Line General Electric U36B product review
Test Track • by Harry K. Wong — Rapido Trains GMDD F40PH-2D product review
Test Track • by Harry K. Wong — Athearn PS-2CD 4427 “High-Side” Covered Hopper product review