Railroad Model Craftsman Magazine 1988 August Modeling 50 ft boxcars Southern Br
Railroad Model Craftsman 1988 August
6 Notes on an Old Timetable
Editorial-Harold H. Carstens
8 Safety Valve
Letters from our readers
27 Dispatchers report
Product and industry news
Book news and reviews
40 RMC Timetable
Scheduled events and notices
83 N scale niche
Plans for N scalers
90 Test Track
102 Collector Consist
-Growing up in Calgary by Perc Browning
106 Editors Notebook
Commentary-William C. Schaumburg
110 Classified Advertising
112 Exchange Place
112 Dealer Directory
Recommended hobby dealers
121 Advertising Index
50 Perspective: Demonstrators-carrying the company colors by Dave Lustig
New locomotives, painted in the builder's colors, often visit the rails of prospective buyers. Adding models of these engines to a layout can bring a little variety to the usual operations.
61 The Willis Hobbies layout by Steve Sint
Built to showcase the hobby, this HO layout, which is located in the basement of a Long Island hobby store, has been an inspiration to many area modelers.
65 PMP-112 diesel sound module by Alan Trammel
This month the author describes how to make a diesel sound module for the PMP-112 system.
70 Boomer trail special by Keith Wills
A visit to one of the oldest model railroad clubs in North America finds steam engines that really steam.
52 Fun with 50-footers by Jim Six
These three different kitbashed and detailed HO scale models will add interest and variety to any freight car roster.
56 The North Bend station by David Woodrell
This good looking brick station started out as a Ki bri house kit.
57 Building a coaling tower, Part IV by Wayne Wesolowski
Our series concludes with the construction of the accompanying sandhouse.
78 Building lumber loads by Robert Robson
This simple project can show you how to add a revenue producing load to an idle model flat car.
80 RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award: Modeling the Ortner aggregrate car by Gerald Upton
With a little cutting, splicing and rebuilding, the MDC Ortner hopper can be used to model this different looking ore car.
85 A branchline Geep by Fenton Wells
An interest in Southern Railway locomotives led the author to kitbash one of their GP7's equipped with a small fuel tank.
73 Three Southern Pacific "Harriman" cars by Ken Harrison with drawings by Ed Gebhardt
Here are plans and prototype information on three different Harriman-style cars.
88 Southern Railway subsidiary sub-lettering by Mike Small
If you've ever wondered what all those different initials on the sides of Southern Railway equipment stand for, then you'll want to read Mike Small's explanation of them.
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