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DECEMBER 2016: Explore rail fan Paul Brennecke's Grand Road N-scale layout, a mainline set on the western slope of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. David Yadock scratch builds a stone roundhouse, John Riddell examines CP Rail's 1929-built steel boxcars, Dr. Nicholas S. Muff presents detailed plans for the MKT depot in Boonville, Mo., and much more in the December issue of Railroad Model Craftsman!
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Railroad Model Craftsman - December 2016

Volume 85, Number 12

This Month's Features

Modeling Alleyways • by Richard E. Bradley
A modeler’s processes for creating realistic city alleyways.

CP Rail 1929-Built Boxcars • by John Riddell
Historic photographs and history of these fascinating 40-foot cars.

Boonville, MO Depot • by Dr. Nick Muff 
A study including drawings of this historic structure on the Missouri-Kansas-Texas.

Building a Roundhouse • by David Yadock
Scratchbuilding a stone roundhouse using linoleum and some ingenuity.

The Grand Road • by Paul Brennecke
Railfanning a beautifully scenicked current-era N-scale railroad.

Non-Flicker Lighting • by William E Botkin and Victor Hand
Electronic circuitry to keep passenger car lighting constant.

Canadian National Rail-loading Flat • by Andrew Castle
Modifying an Atlas flatcar to match a CN prototype.

 

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