40 Perspective: It’s a big, big world by Nicholas D’Amato
The wide open spaces and towering mountains of the West can make even the largest railroad equipment seem small.
54 The Columbia & Western by Mark Dance; with photos by Timothy J. Horton
Set in the late-1960’s to early-1970’s and designed for operations, this multi-level N scale layout is based on the Canadian Pacific Railway’s Boundary Subdivision.
54 The American Steel Co. rolling mill by Gordon H. Geiger
This HO scale rolling mill was kitbashed using parts from Walthers and other, smaller, specialty manufacturers.
62 Detailing a cartage tractor by Montford Switzer
With a few changes and a little bit of detailing, the Mini Metals HO scale International Harvester R-190 semi-tractor can be turned into a really good looking model.
67 Building a universal switch machine control by Victor Hand
This switch machine control circuit allows modelers to operate a variety of switch machines on their layouts.
70 RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award: Kitbashing a PFE BR-40-10 express reefer by David Messer
These cars were rebuilt for express service by PFE in the 1950’s. To model them, the author started with an InterMountain R-40-23 kit.
72 Scratchbuilder’s Corner: Up on the roof by Bob Walker
Using jigs to assemble rafters and weathering roofing materials are some of the interesting subjects covered this month.
74 Building a city scene by Richard Bradley
Join us for a look at the fictional town of Fulton, Pennsylvania. Set in 1955, this HO scale town is based on towns along the Maryland and Pennsylvania border.
47 CPR’s Boundary District by Robert D. Turner
A mixture of rugged mountain scenery and Fairbanks-Morse CLiners and H-16-44’s working alongside GMD SD40-2’s made the CPR’s Boundary District an interesting place in the early 1970’s.