Railroad Model Craftsman Magazine 1995 August Detailing 55 ton hoppers SP&S C425
Railroad Model Craftsman Magazine 1995 August Detailing 55 ton hoppers SP&S C425

Railroad Model Craftsman Magazine 1995 August Detailing 55 ton hoppers SP&S C425

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Railroad Model Craftsman Magazine 1995 August Detailing 55 ton hoppers SP&S C425
 
Railroad Model Craftsman Magazine August 1995
Special features
46 Perspective: Something old, something new by Richard Hendrickson
As we draw nearer to the start of a new century, many of the old structures once associated with railroading are disappearing.
48 A visit to the Pine Port & Eagle Creek by Dale Johnston This beautifully detailed, HO scale, 15 by 20-foot layout, is a freelanced model railroad set in the 1920's and 1930's.
59 Two V&O Railroad milestones celebrated by Walt Herrick The front page of the Blackstone Banner Gazette takes us back 20
years to the opening of the V&O's new mainline extension and the V&O Historical Society.
Modeling
54 Carpak: Detailing 55-ton hoppers by Chuck Davis
A few simple modifications to the Stewart HO scale hopper kit can yield a nice looking model that can be lettered for a variety of eastern roads.
58 RMC Dremel Kitbashing Award: Kitbashing a modern articulated autorack by Bill Carrier
A pair of Walthers autoracks were cut apart to form this three-unit fully enclosed auto carrier.
68 Build a modern coal mine by John Wilkes
In this, our final installment of the series, the author discusses building the silos and refuse bins.
77 Scratchbuilding WW&F combine No. 6, the Taconnet by Jim Auman
In 1902, the Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington took delivery of the Taconnet, a classic two-foot gauge combine. Jim Auman describes how this car can be scratchbuilt in O scale using styrene.
82 Detailing an SP&S C425 by Jonathan Reynolds
A few changes can turn the Atlas C425 into a well detailed HO scale model of an SP&S loco.
Prototype
60 TTX Company's F89F - an 89-foot workhorse flat car by Jim Panza with scale drawings by William Halliar
For over 30 years, this style car has been used in a wide variety of services.
72 Pier 21, Port Royal, S.C. by David Frost
This small port handles the trans-shipping of kaolin slurry from rail cars to ocean-going freighters.
Cover
Looking at this port scene on Dale Johnston's HO layout, you can almost feel the sea breeze and hear the sea gulls, as Consolidation 450 pulls a cut of cars onto the wharf at Pine Port. Photo by William C

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