Vol. 88/No. 7
Salt Lake Southern
by Gary Petersen — This freelanced route connects the Western Pacific with the Chicago & North Western through the mountains of Utah and Wyoming.
Burlington Express Boxcar Upgrade
by Santiago Pineda — An O-scale brass import is modified to represent an unusual home-built boxcar designed to operate in Burlington passenger consists.
East Stroudsburg Tower
by Otto M. Vondrak and Skip Roth — Built in 1908 to control the interlocking at East Stroudsburg, Pa., this Lackawanna tower survives today as a museum.
Nurse Tanks for Farm Scenes
by Ricky Keil — Simple 3D-printed models of anhydrous ammonia tanks provide an important detail for modern Midwestern agricultural scenes.
Central Vermont Milk Cars in HO
by George Dutka — A variety of available HO kits can be used to model Central Vermont insulated cars assigned to milk service from the 1930s to the 1960s.
Scratchbuild a Western Depot
by Brian Kutheis — Drawings for a small Colorado & Southern station inspired the author to scratchbuild this simple train station for his narrow gauge railroad.
Safety Valve – Letters from our readers
Receiving Yard – Product and industry news
Test Track – Product Reviews
Railbooks – Book news and reviews
Craftsman Timetable – Scheduled events and notices
Perspective/Otto M. Vondrak
RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award/Hunter Hughson
Look Both Ways/Commentary by Bill Navigato and Mike Schafer
Scratchbuilder’s Workshop/Bob Walker
Painting and Weathering/George Riley
Editor’s Notebook – Commentary by Otto M. Vondrak