Railroad Model Craftsman Magazine 1996 February Modeling CN Reefers Making rocks
Railroad Model Craftsman 1996 February
5 Notes on an Old Timetable Editorial-Harold H. Carstens
6 Safety Valve
Letters from our readers
9 Dispatchers Report Product and industry news
Book news and reviews
47 RMC Timetable Scheduled events and notices
102 Test Track Product reviews
122 Collector Consist
O gauge live steam, circa 1938-1939
-by Keith Wills
124 Editors Notebook Commentary-William C. Schaumburg
129 Classified Advertising Commercial listings
130 Exchange Place
131 Dealer Directory Recommended hobby dealers
135 Advertising Index
54 Perspective: Does Amtrak have a future? by C. J. Riley
It may not be the "glory days" of railroading, but new passenger cars and motive power have helped Amtrak improve service.
60 Visiting Fred Carlson's Gladstone & North Houghton by Jeff Johnston
Set in Michigan's Upper Peninsula during the steam era, this fully scenicked HO scale layout is designed for operations.
91 Boomer trail
RMC presents photographs from its readers.
56 Modeling ATSF SD45B units by Al Warren
Using a Rail Power Products SD45 shell, the author shows two ways of producing a model of a Santa Fe SD45B.
66 A steel mill heavy hauler by Dean Freytag
With a little kitbashing magic, a heavy-duty Kirby truck can be put to a variety of industrial uses.
71 RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award: Kitbashing Jim Baker's service station by Jeff Kersting
A Bachmann gas station kit is the starting point for this kitbashing project.
74 Kitbashing doesn't have to be a big deal by Roy Stanley A few simple cuts to an IHC bank building yields a library.
75 Geodesic foam scenery by Joel Bragdon
This month we apply rock castings to the scenery shell.
85 Buck the trend: build a fence with style by Charles Montgomery
These rustic post and rail fences can be found throughout the west. 99 Protofile 69: GN Bethlehem hopper by Staffan Ehnbom
Changing a few details on the Walthers car will give it a GN look.
63 Canada's eight-hatch iced refrigerator cars-Pt. Ill by Stafford Swain with Ken Goslett; drawings by Robert McLarty
Our look at the use and development of the Canadian eight-hatch, overhead ice bunker refrigerator cars concludes with a look the PGE cars, plans for a CP reefer and some modeling suggestions.
88 The mill at Saltillo text and drawings by Greg Schaumburg This old-time mill still stands near the EBT tracks in Saltillo, Pa.
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