JUNE 2018: A perfectly matched A-B-A set of Baldwin’s shark-nosed passenger diesels lead the eastbound Broadway Limited through the complex interlocking at Latrobe, Pennsylvania, on Douglas Taylor’s HO scale Pennsylvania Railroad layout, the fifth installment of George Riley and Otto Vondrak’s “Consider the Commuter” RMC Project Layout visits its “end of the line,” Harry K. Wong’s look at the Southern Pacific GP40-2 and TEBUs features superlative prototype photos and drawings by John L. Proffitt, Greg Condon examines the operating enhancements of adding a fast clock to your layout, and much more in the June issue of Railroad Model Craftsman!
Michael Abraham’s latest travelogue, Chasing the Powhatan Arrow, does not follow the normal course of a book about railroads. Abraham approaches his subject from the viewpoint of presenting an economic geographic assessment of the region between Norfolk, Va., and Cincinnati, Ohio.
Southern Pacific modelers are in for a real treat with this locomotive. With its road-specifc features, Athearn’s rendition of the SP EMD SD39 really captures all the subtle nuances of this signature Espee locomotive.