SEPTEMBER 2017: The Boston & Maine Railroad of the 1950s is the setting for MMR Thomas Oxnard’s HO-scale brick factory, a masterpiece of scratchbuilding expertise. Trevor Marshall takes advantage of recent advancements in DCC sound technology to equip a Burro Crane with “big sound,” the DTTX 48-foot skirted wellcar is studied in great detail by Jonny Barnstorf, Ken Harstine reveals the stealthy advantages of bistable reed switches, Harry K. Wong takes us on a tour of the 2017 Bay Area Prototype Modelers Meet, the versatility of temporary backdrops is viewed by Mike McGinley, and much more in the September issue of Railroad Model Craftsman!

Ladies and Gentlemen, This is N Scale

Ladies and Gentlemen, This is N Scale

If your last encounter with N scale train involved crude structures and coarse details, think again! Enjoy this gallery of fine scale modeling by Chris Brimley.


Easy Masking Tape Scenery

Easy Masking Tape Scenery

Masking tape is easy to source, inexpensive, plus it is fast and simple to use. The result is a strong base that can support any scenic effect you choose to apply. Joseph Kreiss explains his technique step-by-step.


InterMountain Railway SD40-2 in N Scale

InterMountain Railway SD40-2 in N Scale

The new InterMountain Railway Co. N-scale SD40-2 diesel is a good looking model. InterMountain has taken the time to try to get details on these models right.


Southern Pacific Water Cars in HO Scale by Albrae Models

Southern Pacific Water Cars in HO Scale by Albrae Models

Southern Pacific modelers and collectors of interesting rolling stock will find these new HO scale brass imports from Albrae Models ideal.


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