Model Railroader Magazine 1953 December Build rail tie car HO aboard aircraft ca
Model Railroader Magazine 1953 December Build rail tie car HO aboard aircraft ca

Model Railroader Magazine 1953 December Build rail tie car HO aboard aircraft ca

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Model Railroader 1953 December
December 1953Volume 20, Number 12
Bill of Lading
Rail and Tie Car. By Merk Hobson  30
A few alterations and additions to an ordinary kit-built flat car will produce an unusual piece of maintenance-of-way equipment.
How to Make a Helper Engine Coupler. By Bill Rau Jr.  33
Roadside Signs. By M. B. Wakefield  34
Prototype scenery is cluttered with endless types of billboards and small signs. Why not model scenery, too?
Fast Freight Lines. By Bill Rau Jr.  37
Trackside Photos  38
The Flying Horseshoe. By John Armstrong  42
John details the construction and operation of a layout that has its length of run and scenic effect doubled through clever placement of a high ridge and painted backdrop.
How I Built a Suitcase Railroad.
By Lt. (jg) L. G. Blumenschine Jr.  46
The second prize winner in MR's "How I Built My Railroad" contest is a naval officer who had to overcome the unique problems of railroading aboard an aircraft carrier.
Scenery for the Evergreen Central. By Larry Kumferman  50
Larry gives you the lowdown on how to model the hills, rock outcroppings, trees, shrubs and buildings that make the Evergreen Central a railroad - not just some track on a sheet of plywood.
Kitchen Table 0-6-0 (Part 2). By Charles Smith  56
The TJ Gets a Gantry Crane for Christmas (TJ, Part 15)
By George Allen     65
Small Machine Screws (Reference Charts, No. 3)  78
Bull Session  80
Pilot Types. By David P. Morgan  88
Prototype Plans and Data
LS&MS Ten-Wheeler  54
C&O Hopper Car  76
Reefer, Stock Car and Box Car Plans  94
Santa Fe 2-8-2  95
Departments
Railway Postoff ice  4 Clinic  89
Trade Topics  12 Construction Kinks  96
At the Throttle  29 New Literature 99
Meet Merk Hobson  29 Coming Events 100



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