AUGUST 2018: Along with Pennsylvania Railroad heritage, passenger operations are key on John Nahodyl’s HO scale North Eastern Railroad. Joe Kurilec discusses modeling the remaining evidence of previous water towers, Craig Chandler kit bashes a unique variety of Indiana Harbor Belt slugs, Bob Walker shows how simple ideas can make “life at the bench” much easier, and much more in the August issue of Railroad Model Craftsman!

Bay Area Prototype Modelers 2018 Show Report

Bay Area Prototype Modelers 2018 Show Report

Our associate editor attended the 15th Annual San Francisco Bay Area Prototype Modelers Meet on Saturday, June 16, in Richmond, Calif., featuring hundreds of scale model exhibits from local modelers.


Iowa Interstate West End in HO Scale

Iowa Interstate West End in HO Scale

The Iowa Interstate took over operation of the old Rock Island main line between Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Bureau, Ill., in 1984. Joe Atkinson models the railroad in May 2005, reflecting a time he spent on the prototype line railfanning and documenting its operations.


Owl Mountain Models Southern Pacific Flatcar Kit in HO

Owl Mountain Models Southern Pacific Flatcar Kit in HO

Owl Mountain Models cut no corners in producing a complete quality model of this common and often overlooked prototype flatcar in HO scale.


Review: Chasing the Powhatan Arrow

Review: Chasing the Powhatan Arrow

Michael Abraham’s latest travelogue, Chasing the Powhatan Arrow, does not follow the normal course of a book about railroads. Abraham approaches his subject from the viewpoint of presenting an economic geographic assessment of the region between Norfolk, Va., and Cincinnati, Ohio.


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