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MAY 2015: Baltimore & Ohio fans will enjoy the tour of Dale Ridgeway's HO scale model railroad, and Brooks Stover's article on kit bashing an Alco RS-1 in S scale. For the freight car fans, William Botkin details some Lacakwanna hoppers while James Kincaid discusses N&W G8 class gondolas. All this and more in the May issue of Railroad Model Craftsman!

Railroad Model Craftsman - May 2015

Volume 84, Number 5

This Month's Features

34 A Different World /Dale Ridgeway
What life would be like growing up in an HO scale B&O railroad.

40 DL&W Hopper Cars/William Botkin
Detailing and upgrading Accurail and Walthers hoppers cars for the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western.

46 A Stumptown Shack/Larry Canaday
Creating a unique model of a stumptown shack and property from scratch.

50 N&W G8 Gondola/James Kinkaid
A look at Norfolk & Western’s G8 class of Ortner-built gondolas.

54 Build an B&O RS-1/Brooks Stover, MMR
Building a Baltimore & Ohio Alco RS-1 in S scale, twice!

62 A Layout is Never Finished/Tom Troughton, MMR
A unique look at creating details for your model railroad.

70 Vacuuming Track/David Steer
Modifying a European track vacuum car for use on a North American layout.


Editors Notebook - Commentary by Stephen M. Priest

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Receiving Yard - Product and industry news

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Craftsman Timetable - Scheduled events and notices

Look Both Ways - Commentary by Bill Navigato and Mike Schafer

Test Track - Product reviews

Scratchbuilder's Corner - by Bob Walker

RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award

On The Cover

Railroad Model CraftsmanBrooks Stover gives his tips and techniques for creating a Baltimore & Ohio RS-1 in S scale.

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