Railroad Model Craftsman Magazine 2003 January CNS&M Mundelein  covered barge
Railroad Model Craftsman Magazine 2003 January CNS&M Mundelein  covered barge

Railroad Model Craftsman Magazine 2003 January CNS&M Mundelein covered barge

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Railroad Model Craftsman Magazine 2003 January CNS&M Mundelein covered barge
 
Railroad Model Craftsman Magazine January 2003

Special features
58 Perspective: Justifying oddball diesels by George H. Drury With the advent of dieselization, most railroads purchased fleets of locomotives that used standardized parts. There were, however, some wonderful exceptions to the rule.
60 Visiting the Hampshire County R.R. by Charles Gartrell
Join us as we take a tour of a down-on-its-heels shortline set in the hills of West Virginia during the Depression.
82 Orange bands on tank cars by Stuart Streit
Designed as a safety regulation, this striping never caught on.
84 Demystifying Command Control by Don Fiehmann
This month we'll look at factors to consider when purchasing a DCC system and some of the NMRA proposals.
93 Boomer Trail Special: 2002 National Narrow Gauge Convention Report by Steve Sint
Here's a look at some of the fine models that were on display at the National Narrow Gauge Convention in Rhode Island.
Modeling
66 Scratchbuilder's Corner: Tools and supplies by Bob Walker Having the right tools can make all the difference when building a model. 74 Building a covered barge for the Port Richmond by Don Spiro
This model is based on barges used in New York Harbor.
79 RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award: Kitbashing a CB&Q-style caboose by Doug Harding
With a little bit of work, a Walthers model of a Grand Trunk
caboose is turned into a CB&Q waycar.
87 Building Conrail ballast cars by Mike Rose
In this, the third part of our series, we'll tackle building H33 cars using Bowser and Eastern Car Works models.
Prototype
68 Railroad covered barges: Maritime floating boxcars by Don Spiro
Wooden barges like these operated by railroads were once a common sight in New York Harbor.

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