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48 Perspective: Germany’s Harz Ry. by Robert D. Turner
A fleet of 17 well kept, narrow gauge 2-10-2T’s can still be seen
hauling trains in the mountains of central Germany.
59 Frank Czubryt’s Denver Union Terminal R.R. by Howard
The time machine is set to 1980, the location is Denver, and second
generation diesels of the still independent D&RGW, BN, Santa Fe, UP
and Southern Pacific railroads are busy moving tonnage.
100 Modeling an O. WInston Link photograph by Otto Vondrak
Link’s classic night shot of a train passing a drive-in theatre, “Hot
Shot Eastbound, Iaeger, West Virginia, 1956,” is modeled in HO
scale as part of a museum display.
50 A tale of two RS-3m’s by M. R. Snell
In the early 1970’s, the cash strapped Penn Central Railroad began
a program of repowering its aging RS-3’s with prime movers taken
from retired E-units. The resulting units had a unique look.
64 Cobleskill Coal Co. by Dominic Bourgeois
Retail coal distributors were once common throughout North
America. This one, located in upstate New York, makes a great
72 Scratchbuilder’s Corner: Windows by Bob Walker
Scratchbuilt windows are easy to make.
80 Model diesel facility details by George Riley
Here is a look at some of the commercial kits and detail parts that
can be used in modeling a diesel shop.
82 Establishing a locomotive identity by Bob Bennett
By making some subtle changes to his fleet of steam engines, the
author was able to develop an identity for his freelanced railroad.
87 RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award: A freelance narrow gauge
excursion car by Steve and Jim Hauff
This HOn3 model was inspired by a Huntsville & Lake of Bays car.
90 Essential Freight Cars: 44, Union Pacific’s ACR boxcars by Ted
Between 1938 and 1953, the Union Pacific took delivery of over
14,000 “alternate center rivet” boxcars.
74 The Erie Railroad’s Marion diesel shop: Part II by Preston Cook
This month we’ll examine the changes that came to the Erie’s
Marion, Ohio, diesel shops once the diesel invasion hit in full force.