Railroad Model Craftsman Magazine 1993 May Modern Autoracks Conrail dash 8-40CW
Railroad Model Craftsman 1993 May
6 Notes on an Old Timetable Editorial-Harold H. Carstens
7 Safety Valve
Letters from our readers 13 Dispatchers report
Product and industry news
Book news and reviews
32 RMC Timetable
Scheduled events and notices
95 Test Track
116 Collector Consist Scale Craft 00 circa
1940-1941 by Keith Wills
118 Editors Notebook Commentary-William C. Schaumburg
121 Classified Advertising Commercial listings
122 Dealer Directory Recommended hobby dealers
123 Exchange Place
129 Advertising Index
54 Perspective: Checking the rails by James Golightly
A visit by a Sperry car to check the rails can cause all sorts of headaches for the train dispatcher, but for a modeler, such a visit can add variety and interest to an operating session.
56 The Atlantic, Kennebec & Aroostook Railroad by Robert Ipcar In a Brooklyn, N.Y. basement is a 3'x20' N scale layout that is based on the premise of what might have happened to the Maine two-footers had they survived, and designed to be accessible to children.
62 Modeling a Conrail Dash 8-40CW by Dave Bontrager
The Dash 8-40CW is General Electric's state-of-the-art, safety cab equipped, 4,000 h.p. locomotive. With a little kitbashing and detailing, the Rail Power Products HO scale shell can be used to model a "Conrail Quality" unit.
66 The art of trash by Dwayne Easterling
Our world is filled with clutter, and one way to make a layout a little more believable is to spice up those empty lots and back alleys with scale trash. It's not hard, and the results can bring a scene to life.
70 RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award: Kitbashing a Cudahy Meat Reefer by Richard Hendrickson
A Model Die Casting "old-timer" reefer kit is the starting point for modeling this 1946-built wood-bodied refrigerator car.
75 How to finish and paint a steam locomotive by Jeff Johnston While the idea of disassembling and painting a steam locomotive may seem daunting if you've never done it, the process isn't really that hard and the results can be very rewarding. This article will explain step-by-step how to do it and get good results.
83 The making of Union Bay: Pt. II by Doug Geiger
We continue our series on modeling a harbor that includes rail/marine operations with instructions for building a liftspan.
87 Modern auto racks by Dave Casdorph
First used in the late 1950's, multi-level auto rack cars have evolved over the years to better protect their valuable cargo. Here is a look at the development of these specic tli7ed freight cars.
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