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46 York: Preserving the past by Robert D. Turner
The National Railway Museum in York, England, does a great job of
preserving the past and putting it on display for all to see.
48 IC’s Springfield Division: An alternate reality by Stephen
Swetland with John Evans
Here’s a different type of layout story. We are going for a ride-along
with author Stephen Swetland, who in real life is a policeman. So,
climb in the patrol car. There’s plenty of railroad action to see.
55 RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award: Kitbashing a logging industry
critter by Bob Whetham
The prototype for this interesting model was kitbashed. Built from
a former Canadian Pacific tender, Crestbrook Timber’s No. 003 has
to be one of the strangest diesel locomotives ever built.
59 Modeling farm buildings by Gerry Leone
Inspired by the farm his wife grew up on, the author shows how he
modeled a typical upper-Midwestern farm. Included are a barn, silo,
chicken coop and rows of crops.
72 Scratchbuilder’s corner: Photo-modeling by Bob Walker
A good camera, a decent printer and quality paper can become
model making tools.
74 Building a grade setting gadget by David Wiggs
Calculating grades is easy with the help of this simple-to-build tool.
77 Modeling those green M&St.L boxcars by Clark Propst
The Minneapolis & St. Louis owned 700 40-foot AAR 1944 design
boxcars. It takes just a little bit of kitbashing to model them.
81 Creating a paint scheme for a freelanced railroad by Don Spiro
A close examination of the prototype railroads that inspired the
author’s modeling led to the designing of a very believable
freelanced paint scheme for the Port Richmond’s locomotive feet.
89 A look ahead: The upcoming 23rd Annual Sn3 Symposium by
Here’s a sneak peak at some of the narrow gauge layouts that will
be on the Symposium’s layout tour.
93 Kitbashing techniques: building an NS exhibition car by M.R. Snell
This kitbashing project features a variety of modeling techniques
that every modeler should know.