Railroad Model Craftsman June 2023
Rock Island Mid-Continent Route • by Mike Armstrong — This HO scale Rock Island layout will be on the NMRA convention tour this summer.
Calcium Carbide Container Flats • by James Kinkaid — These early piggyback cars were rebuilt to haul calcium carbide containers.
Finnuken’s Pharmacy • by Bill Gill — Take a damaged resin kit and turn it into a detailed pharmacy storefront with a new interior.
Build a 60’ Wood Chip Hopper in O • by Bill Yancey — Using easy-to-master techniques to build modern freight cars from styrene.
Model a Modern Wheat Harvest • by Craig Chandler — Using faux fur as the base to make a convincing Kansas wheat field in HO scale.
Build a Detailed Micro Layout in HO • by Ken Hutnik — No room? No problem. Ken Hutnik built an 8x10” HO scale layout centered around a barn.
Rail Books • Book news and reviews
Diverging Points • by Jason Shron
Editor's Notebook • by Otto M. Vondrak