Railroad Model Craftsman March 2024


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Montana & Colorado Southern • by DAN MUNSON — A look back at a showcase of Western railroading rebuilt for operations..

B&O/C&O Pullman-Standard Boxcars • by JAMES KINKAID — A collection of 60’ boxcars assigned to auto parts and general merchandise.

Scratchbuilding Palmer Union Station • by DOUG NELSON — Recreating a signature Boston & Albany cut-stone structure with a laser cutter.

B&O Class B-23 Baggage Car • by GREG LAROCCA — A Rivarossi model is the basis for this one-of-a-kind baggage car kitbash in HO scale.

Scribe-and-Break Styrene Construction • by ROBERT SCHLEICHER — A simple method to help speed construction of your styrene structures..

Weathered and Patched CN Geep • by TREVOR SOKOLAN — Following prototype practice to patch a former Northern Alberta Railways GMD GP9.


Safety Valve — Letters from our readers

Receiving Yard — New product reports and industry news/compiled by Harry K. Wong

Test Track — In-depth reviews of new hobby products

Rail Books — Wellsville, Addison & Galeton Railroad/review by Otto M. Vondrak

Craftsman Timetable — Listings of railroad-related events contributed by our readers

Perspective — The Combat Against Clutter/Scott Williamson

Boomer Trail — 2024 Cocoa Beach “Prototype Rails” RPM/Jesus Peña

Craftsman Workshop — Back Alley Backdrop/George Dutka

Collector Consist  — Origins of Contemporary Atlas/Tony Cook

Diverging Points — Travel With Your Hobby/Jason Shron

Editor's Notebook — Commentary from your editor/Otto M. Vondrak

Dealer Directory — Listing of recommended hobby dealers

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