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44 A Pelham perspective by Al Westerfield
After 25 years of supplying kits to modelers, Al Westerfield turns his
attention to building his own layout and that means researching
the rail lines of his childhood home in the Bronx.
46 Changes: 1955, 1979 by Fred Lagno
Travel back with us on an HO scale layout to western Maryland,
first in 1955 and then in 1979, as the author reflects on the love of
trains he shared with his late uncle.
57 Fast evergreen forests by Patricia Maxwell
If you need a forest of evergreens, here are a few different ways that
you can make all the trees you’ll need.
61 The enduring Philadelphia row house by Ron Hoess
Holdovers from another era, industrial cities of the Northeast and
beyond still have miles and miles of streets lined with these
utilitarian brick homes.
69 Modeling an HO scale PRR Fairbanks-Morse C-Liner by Kris Kollar
With the addition of a few details, a Life-Like model takes on a real
75 Modifying the NorthWest Short Line Riveter by Alan Mende
Adding a moveable fence makes this valuable tool more flexible.
78 Hiding flat car weights by Jack Burgess
The author has come up with a new and very simple solution to an
80 Scratchbuilder’s Corner: Stonework walls by Bob Walker
On a layout, stone buildings aren’t really stone.
82 RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award: Modeling C&S No. 68, Pt. II
by Harry Brunk
Harry Brunk finishes up his explanation of how he kitbashed an
HOn3 model of a Colorado & Southern 2-8-0 using a Precision
Scale Company D&RGW C-16 kit.
88 Essential Freight Cars: 42. Modeling Spencer Kellogg 231: a
Standard Tank Car tanker by Ted Culotta
Using an upcoming kit from Southern Car & Foundry, the author
models a classic tank car in HO scale.