Model Railroader Magazine 1953 August A gadget to give your station life Are HO
Model Railroader Magazine 1953 August A gadget to give your station life Are HO

Model Railroader Magazine 1953 August A gadget to give your station life Are HO

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Model Railroader 1953 August
August 1953
Volume 20, Number 8
Bill of Lading
The Knee-High Chessie  16
A photo story showing highlights of a rambling O gauge railroad built only 12" above the floor of a crowded attic.
Home Built Road Diesel (Part 1). By Bob Klubertanz  20
Bob begins a new series describing the construction of an Alco 1600 h.p. road diesel - a dandy loco for either freight or passenger service.
Unusual Tools are Usual on the Ti' (Tuxedo Junction, Part 11)
By George Allen    24
Ever wonder what tools to buy? Need a special clamp to hold a fussy bit of assembly work? George and Ernie have solved most model railroad shop problems - and this month they give you the word on a few of their tools and gimmicks.
Trackside Photos  29
Building a Panel Side Gondola (A "Dollar Car")
By Eric Stevens  34
The complex becomes simple as Eric shows you a neat way to fabricate the sides of this distinctive, pressed steel gondola.
Striping with Cellophane. By Henry Abraham  36
How to stripe streamlined cars or diesels without a lot of tricky masking.
Hear the Telegrapher  37
A sound-effects gadget for your stations.
Variety in Five by Ten. By John Armstrong  40
John develops three 5 x 10 ft. layouts - each with a different type of scenery and operation.
Don't Forget Your Telegraph Poles. By Prof. E. B. George  44
Scale Speed Operation. By A. B. Bradley, Jr.  45
Remote Control Roundhouse Doors. By L. A. Bartholomew  47
Beware the Demon S Curve. By John Armstrong  48
Timbered Tunnel. By Dick Houghton     49
Bull Session     60
The Silver Plate Road (Cartoon)  67
Prototype Plans ined Data
Alco-GE 1600 h.p. Road Diesel     20
C&O Heavy Mountain  38
H&BT Caboose  51
Santa Fe Automobile Car  64
Santa Fe Composite Hopper Car  65
Railway Postoffice  4 Shop Talk  54
Trade Topics  9 Clinic  57
At the Throttle  15Construction Kinks _._ 66
Coming Events  68

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