Railroad Model Craftsman Magazine 1984 July Amtrak Modeling Build produce shed C
Railroad Model Craftsman 1984 July
6 Notes on an Old Timetable
Editorial-Harold H. Carstens
7 Safety Valve
Letters from our readers 24 Dispatchers Report
Product and industry news 36 Railbooks
Book news and reviews
43 RMC Timetable Scheduled events and notices 93 Test Track
106 Tips and Techniques
Modeling methods and ideas 108 The Company
-The Green Meanies by Steve Sint
110 Collector Consist -Romance, mystery and sex by Keith Wills
114 Editors Notebook Commentary-William C. Schaumburg
120 Classified Advertising Commercial listings
121 Exchange Place
122 Dealer Directory Recommended hobby dealers
129 Advertising Index
48 Perspective: A moment at Leavenworth by William C. Schaumburg
A prototype photo provides some insights for modeling.
70 Boomer Trail
RMC presents photographs from its readers.
79 Modeling Amtrak, Part 1:The prototype by Jeff Paston Our series begins with a look at Amtrak's equipment.
50 Freddy's Produce shed by Mark Henley
A converted Athearn reefer is the basis for this project.
53 Diabelero & Rio Grande Western by Jack Brewer
This railroad features dual gauges in the steam/diesel era.
58 Scratchbuilding a Katy caboose by Julian Cavalier
Here are plans and instructions for building an O scale caboose.
64 Photo backdrops by Peter Barney
Large photos can make impressive backdrops.
69 Bridge signs and billboards by Mike Palmiter It's easy to add advertisements to your railroad.
77 RMCIDremel Kitbashing Award: Milwaukee Road's Fairbanks Morse Erie-built units by Art Danz
Four AHM C-Liners and a lot of cutting produced these models.
86 Casting with cardstock molds by Roger Baker, Jr. Here's an easy method for making disposable molds.
88 "Instant" iron fronts by John Swanson
John Swanson shows how to model cast iron store fronts.
89 Protofile 31: CNJ 51' cylindrical hopper by Wayne Sittner This project involves altering a Model Power car.
92 Blended scenery by Dwayne Easterling and Steve Shoe
Paint washes can be used to subtlely blend scenery together.
52 CNR Blackwater trestle by Scott Graham and Julian Cavalier This trestle is just right for many layout situations.
65 Burlington's first diesels by F. Hol Wagner and Marty Feldner Here are 1/4" scale plans for the CB&Q's Midwest centercabs.
73 The 4-runner by Jim Panza and Chuck Yungkurth
Trailer Train's 4-runner is featured with plans, photos and text.
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