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JUNE 2016: Thomas R. Patterson shares his proto-freelance Chesapeake, Wheeling & Erie Railroad, an HO railroad based on eastern coal haulers. Bruce Chubb continues his discussion of model railroad signaling, while Max Magliaro finishes up his kitbashed 4-6-2. All this and more in the June issue of Railroad Model Craftsman!

Railroad Model Craftsman - June 2016

Volume 85, Number 6

This Month's Features

38 SP&S 4-6-2 Kitbash/Max Magliaro
Final detail and paint for the Spokane, Portland & Seattle 4-6-2 kitbash

48 RMC Visits the Chesapeake, Wheeling & Erie/Thomas R. Patterson
This coal-hauling railroad set in the summer of 1976 features amazing bridges and scenery typical of Virginia and West Virginia

58 Dots & Dashes/Trevor Marshall
A kook at telegraphy and adding this early technology to your layout

62 Railroad Signals: 7/Bruce Chubb, MMR
Railroad signal practices and their model railroad applications



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/Yuri Cynnidenn

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/Mike Baker


On The Cover

Railroad Model CraftsmanThe HO scale Chesapeake, Wheeling & Erie is a proto-freelanced Class I railroad That runs from coal country near Erie, Pa., to the coal docks on Chesapeake Bay.

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