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Railroad Model Craftsman
JULY 2016: Our special all-diesel issue features a variety of projects, from Stephen Priests' Santa Fe EMD E8m, to Brian Banna's Missouri Pacific SD40-2, to an Alco Century built for the Spokane, Portland & Seattle. All this and more in the July issue of Railroad Model Craftsman!

Railroad Model Craftsman - July 2016

Volume 85, Number 7

This Month's Features

40 Build a Santa Fe E8m/Stephen M. Priest, MMR
Modifying a Proto-2000 locomotive to more closely match the prototype

48 MoPac SD40–2/Brian Banna
A heavy-duty ultimate upgrade of the Athearn SD40–2

62 Develop a Paint Scheme/Thomas Patterson
Thoughts on creating a proto-freelanced paint scheme

66 Upgrade a Century 636/Stephen M. Priest, MMR
Installing a factory upgrade kit and weathering the Bowser c-636

72 Paint and Weather Trucks/Shawn Branstetter
Making your trucks look like the prototype



Editors Notebook - Commentary by Stephen M. Priest

Postmarks - Letters from our readers

Receiving Yard - Product and industry news

Railbooks - Book news and reviews

Craftsman Timetable - Scheduled events and notices

Perspectives/Dale Sanders

Look Both Ways/Commentary by Bill Navigato and Mike Schafer

Test Track - Product reviews by Tony Cook

Scratchbuilder's Corner/Bob Walker

RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award/Thomas A. Yorke


On The Cover

Railroad Model CraftsmanEditor Stephen Priest upgraded an HO scale Proto-2000 EMD E8 to better represent the Santa Fe E8m. This project was completed as a gift for a close friend.

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