Santa Fe Modeler 1980 January February Water Oil tnk filler hatches
Santa Fe Modeler 1980 January February Water Oil tnk filler hatches

Santa Fe Modeler 1980 January February Water Oil tnk filler hatches

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Santa Fe Modeler 1980 January February Water Oil tnk filler hatches
 
Santa Fe Modeler 1980 January February
Table of Contents
Editorial2
Jared Harper
Letters to the Editor3
Candidates for the Office of Secretary3
A Review - Quality Craft's CE-1 Brass Caboose Kit4
Bill Spaulding
Santa Fe Structure Kits In HO6
Jared Harper
Santa Fe Water and Oil Tank Filler Hatches6
Ralph Marcus
Along The Santa Fe Way12
Repowering and Regearing Santa Fe Brass
Imports For Prototype Speeds and
Prototype Operation13
Don Borden
Santa Fe Diesel Locomotive Data18
Santa Fe Passenger Car Pictures, Plans And
Drawings-A Bibliography and Index19
Herman Page
Glad Hand Column23
Classifieds23
Pass Exchange23
Santa Fe Modeler Photo Contest24
COVER PHOTOS: Bob Rogers of Colton, CA built the two models shown on the cover of this issue. The model in the top photo is of GA-183 Class car 314479. Modifications to the kit include a single long roof hatch from the Athearn PS covered hopper with ends filed to shape, the removal of the small angle iron along the upper side of the car and the cutting out of the center two bays and inserting just one. In addition, the three remaining bays were further modified from gravity outlet to pneumatic outlet type. The car is mineral brown and is lettered with Herald King decals. Athearn 70 ton trucks with three springs per side frame were modified by replacing the stock wheels with Kadee 36" wheels. The bottom photo shows a model of GA-160 Class car 400047 used in styrene pellet service. An AHM model was the basis for this conversion. The only modification necessary was the addition of brake castings on the B end for the brake reservoir, cylinder, and valve. Paint on the car is mineral brown except for the unloading bays which are aluminum. Lettering was pieced together from MicroScale and Walter's sets. The car rides on Athearn 70 ton trucks modified as described from the GA-183 Class car. Both photos are by Bob Rogers.

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