Railroad Model Craftsman Magazine 2005 July Model wagon top & ribbed side boxcar
Railroad Model Craftsman Magazine 2005 July Model wagon top & ribbed side boxcar

Railroad Model Craftsman Magazine 2005 July Model wagon top & ribbed side boxcar

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Railroad Model Craftsman Magazine 2005 July Model wagon top & ribbed side boxcar
 
Railroad Model Craftsman Magazine July 2005
Special features
48 Perspective: Trams abroad by Robert Turner
Most streetcar and interurban lines have long since vanished in the U.S., but in other parts of the world they can still be found.
56 Visiting the Conowingo Central Railroad by Dave Rickaby Set in Maryland and Pennsylvania, this HO scale layout features plenty of first generation diesel motive power.
92 Free-Mo, another modular approach by Harry Wong with David Davis
Free-Mo represents a different style of modular model railroading with a simple set of standards for linear railroading.
Modeling
50 Modeling two distinct Central Vermont GP'9s by Don Janes While this article focuses on two CV units-one for freight and the other for passenger service-the modeling techniques can be used to model a variety of GP9's.
64 Adding sound to a diesel hood unit by Art Cominio Installing both a DCC decoder board and a sound system in the narrow confines of an HO scale diesel hood presents a challenge, but it can be done.
68 Dented hoppers and gons by Sam Swanson
Adding some dents to your hopper cars and gondolas can make them look like veterans of scrap yard and steel mill service.
67 Frisco Baldwin-Southwark scale test car by Joe Pennington
These cars were built to test the accuracy of railroad track scales. 82 Scratchbuilding steam-era water tanks by Don Ball
Wooden water tanks were once a common sight along the rails.
88 Resistance wheelsets by Fred Lagno
Here is how you can modify an Atlas axle to hold a resistor. 91 Scratchbuilder's Corner: Details by Bob Walker
Its the little details that really bring a model to life.
85 RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award: Two kitbashed combines by Alan Crowe
Splicing an HO scale Athearn coach and baggage car can yield the pieces needed to make a good looking combine.
Prototype
89 Anatomy of a junction Pt. II: Smithville, Ontario, on the TH&B by Trevor Marshall
We wrap up our view of this typical small town junction with a look at the service on the branchline and how the area can be modeled.
Cover
A pair of superdetailed Central Vermont GP9's await their next assignments. For more on modeling these classic first-generation diesel locomotives see page 50. Photograph by Don Janes.

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