NOVEMBER 2018: Packaged lumber loads, upgraded by Harry K. Wong, glide on bulkhead flatcars southbound across Farwell Trestle, Brian Banna demonstrates prototype modeling of a Missouri Pacific GE U30C diesel, the 2018 Bay Area Prototype Modelers Meet is explored by Harry K. Wong, Michael Yakubovsky examines realistic control for grade crossing signals, Myles Marcovitch presents Part II of his scratchbuilt I.W. Bernheim Distillery, Nicholas S. Muff takes a look back at the HH1000 diesel locomotive, and much more in the November issue of Railroad Model Craftsman!

This Month

November 2018

Vol. 87/No. 11


MoPac U30C Part 1

by Brian Banna — Join Brian Banna as he updates a second generation GE.

2018 Bay Area RPM

by Harry K. Wong — Coverage of the Pacific region’s premier prototype modeling meet.

Grade Crossing Signals

by Michael Yakubovsky — Learn how to etch PC boards and make a grade crossing controller.

Packaged Lumber Loads

by Harry K. Wong — Associate editor Harry K. Wong upgrades a Walthers lumber load.

I.W. Bernheim Distillery: Part 2

by Myles Marcovitch — Scratchbuilding in O scale, a story of ingenuity and necessity.

Alco HH1000 Diesel

by Dr. Nicholas S. Muff — Learn about an early diesel locomotive, its history and its fate.


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/Thornton Waite

Look Both Ways/Commentary by Bill Navigato and Mike Schafer

Test Track – Product reviews by Tony Cook and David Otte

Scratchbuilder’s Corner/Bob Walker

RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award/Mike Baker

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