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OCTOBER 2016: Roger Nulton shows us how he repurposed and updated a trestle for his new layout, while Steve Palermo showcases some of his custom-built HO scale snow-fighting equipment. William Botkin kitbashes a Lackawanna baggage-RPO, James Kinkaid examines the X67 auto parts boxcar, and Bruce Chubb continues with his detailed model railroad signal series. All this and more in the October issue of Railroad Model Craftsman!

Railroad Model Craftsman - October 2016

Volume 85, Number 10

This Month's Features

Recycling a Trestle • by Roger Nulton — A study of the process of reusing a bridge built for another layout.

RMC Explores • by Stephen Priest, MMR — Attending SoundTraxx Academy and visiting their production facility.

Penn Central X67 Boxcar • by James Kinkaid — Drawings and history of the popular 86-foot auto parts car.

DL&W RPO-Baggage • by William E. Botkin — Modifying an HO-scale car to represent a prototype rebuild.

Railroad Signals: Part 10 • by Dr. Bruce Chubb, MMR — Railroad signal practices and their model railroad applications.

Snow-Fighting Equipment • by Steve Palermo — A look at building modern snow-fighting equipment.


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


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


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