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AUGUST 2015: A lone Baldwin AS-16 drills the Malho Coal Co. on Jim Hertzog's HO scale Reading Railroad Shamokin Division. Trevor Marshall demonstrates how to run a model railroad using WiFi and also visits the 2015 New England RPM meet. All this and more in the August issue of Railroad Model Craftsman!

Railroad Model Craftsman - August 2015

Volume 84, Number 8

This Month's Features

40 Running Trains by WiFi/Trevor Marshall
Smart wireless throttles add some 21st century technology to a steam-era layout

44 Northeast RPM Meet/Trevor Marshall
RMC Explores: A visit to the 2015 New England/Northeast RPM Meet

48 Reading Railroad Shamokin Division/Jim Hertzog
Visit this large HO scale layout built for operations

60 General Steel Castings Pulpwood Car/James Kinkaid
Drawings, photographs, and history of these General Steel Castings flatcars

68 Scratchbuilding a Deck Plate Girder Bridge/Shawn Branstetter
Scratchbuild an O scale plate girder bridges and wooden bent approaches

74 Santa Fe Dynamometer Car No. 29/Tom Teeple
Scratchbuilding this unique car in HO scale


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

Scratchbuilder's Corner - by Bob Walker

RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award

On The Cover

Railroad Model CraftsmanVisit the Reading Railroad Shamokin Division starting on page 48. This HO scale coal-hauling railroad is set in 1953 was designed and built with oeprations in mind.

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