Railroad Model Craftsman Magazine 1986 February Milk Cars Fire Stations Modeling
Railroad Model Craftsman 1986 February
6 Notes on an Old Timetable
Editorial-Harold H. Carstens
8 Safety Valve
Letters from our readers
22 Dispatchers Report
Product and industry news
Book news and reviews
45 RMC Timetable
Scheduled events and notices
98 Test Track
118 Collector Consist
-Designer tineplate-Henry Dreyfuss by Keith Wills
122 Editors Notebook
Commentary-William C. Schaumburg
126 Classified Advertising
127 Exchange Place
128 Dealer Directory
Recommended hobby dealers
136 Advertising Index
54 Perspective: Not just a waiting room by William C. Schaumburg
At one time, railroad activities around stations involved more than just passengers.
67 Fire hall No. 5 by Dave Parker
Victoria, British Columbia's, Fire hall No. 5 is typical of many such structures built around the turn-of-the-century and serves as a fine example as we begin our two part series on modeling firehouses and fire equipment.
84 A first layout: Utah Copper Railway: Part II by Julian Cavalier
This month we'll wire up the Utah Copper, install the bridges and create scenery.
56 Modeling with an Erie Lackawanna theme: The H&H Rwy. by Joe Lofland
Here's a tail about a railroad named after a couple of rodents.
61 Steam from kits: Part Ill by John Swanson
This time we'll look at what can be done to improve the appearance and operations of the Mantua Mikado.
66 A yard office from a caboose by Douglas Tagsold
A different way to recycle an old caboose
73 RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award: Kitbashed coil car by Tom Persoon
A boxcar frame and two tank car bodies are among the parts used in this clever kitbash project.
75 Protofile 38: LEF&C boxcar by Randy Wilson
O scale modeler Randy Wilson tells how he rebuilt a Weaver car into an Evans prototype as used by this Pennsylvania shortline.
78 MP15AC and SP slug texts by Win Cuisinier and Dave Lustig, with drawings by Ed Gebhardt
The MP15AC is one of the latest in a long line of switch engines from EMD.
89 To market by rail: milk cars by Chuck Yungkurth with drawings by Chuck Yungkurth, Julian Cavalier and Eric Neubauer
The first part of our series offers a sampling of railroad operated milk cars.
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