Railroad Model Craftsman August 2023
Texas Northern Model Railroad Club • by Dan Munson — Long main line runs are balanced with local switching on this HO scale club layout.
Detailing a DL&W Scale Test Car • by William E. Botkin — A one-evening project to add fine details to an unusual company service car in HO.
Pullman-Standard 60’ Boxcar • by James Kinkaid — Boxcars for breakfast cereal (and sometimes steel and paper products, too)
Scratchbuild a Gambrel Roof Barn • by Patrick Lawson — Cut your own scale lumber to make a convincing model of this rural structure.
Backdating Los Angeles Junction • by Lance Mindheim — Inspired by the prototype, this compact shelf layout was backdated to the 1960s.
Overhead Illusions • by Trevor Marshall — A workable, reversible compromise for an operating traction layout.
Boomer Trail • SPECIAL: 2023 Bay Area Prototype Modelers Meet
Dealer Directory • Recommended hobby dealers
Diverging Points • by Jason Shron
Editor's Notebook • by Otto M. Vondrak
Index of Advertisers
Perspective • by Alex Strauss
Rail Books • Book news and reviews
Test Track • In-depth reviews of new hobby products