JULY 2017: The variety of both paved and trackage-served bays lends authentic visual interest to Victor Roseman’s easy-to-build trolley barn. Victor Roseman explores many design possibilities in his construction of an easy-to-build trolley barn/bus garage. Joseph Kreiss demonstrates resourcefulness in creating versatile web scenery with basic masking tape, while a detailed study of Pullman-Standard F85B flatcars is presented by James Kinkaid, Santa Fe steam expert Robert Walz examines the 468-Class 4-6-0, and much more in the July issue of Railroad Model Craftsman!
Although the venerable Rock Island railroad was thinly stretched in the late 1970s all the way up to its bankruptcy, it still ran commuter trains between downtown Chicago La Salle and Joliet Union Station until it was taken over by the Regional Transportation Agency (RTA), known today as Metra.
White River Productions is pleased to announce it has acquired the Narrow Gauge & Short Line Gazette magazine from Benchmark Publications.
Westerfield kits, by virtue of using molded urethane resin for most of their components, require a bit more experience and patience to complete successfully. The end result is a detailed, properly weighted and free rolling HO-scale model of a widely used, early 20th Century railroad stock car.
The Mini-Hy Cubes, while limited to only a few original owners, do represent a very colorful and interesting prototype that saw service across many different U.S. railroads and, therefore, are perfectly suited for inclusion in almost any consist dated from late 1967 through the 1980s era.