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46 Switching loads by Vince Pugliese
A pre-built switch resting on its side in a gondola makes for a very
60 EMD-designed diesel shops by Preston Cook
In the conversion from steam to diesel power, EMD helped railroads
by designing maintenance facilities that could handle the new
86 Using the National Archives as a modeling resource: Pt. II by
David G. Lambert
This month we wrap up our two-part look at using the National
Archives to research railroad history.
48 RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award: Modeling a C&NW Alco slug
set by Dennis Eggert
Last month we modeled a C&NW Alco C-425. This month we turn
our attention to the slugs that went with them.
54 Prototype weathering on a CR covered hopper: Pt. II by
Modeling a heavily-weathered car can present some challenges.
67 Rusting barrel and tank bands by Harold Minkwitz
Here is how you can model metal bands using photos of rust, a
computer and a color printer.
78 Scratchbuilding River Fish Filet by Sam Swanson
The prototype for this colorful roadside market was immortalized in
a 1930’s photograph by Walker Evans.
84 The HOn30 Euslis Railroad by James A. Foster
Despite its name, this 2′×4′ module can be used in a variety of ways.
94 Essential Freight Cars: 41. Fifty-foot single-sheathed boxcars
by Ted Culotta
The 1920’s saw the introduction and acceptance of the 50-foot singlesheathed,
general-purpose boxcar, primarily by Western roads which
used it for hauling lumber and bulky manufactured goods.
69 The High Hoods: Alco’s early diesel switchers by Ken Goslett;
with scale drawings by Chuck Yungkurth
The success of these pioneer locomotives brought big changes to