FEBRUARY 2019: Westbound local No. 1 takes the big curve at Stone Ridge on Ron Copher’s HO Lake Erie & Southern layout, Andrew Castle meticulously recreates lumber shipping on the CBNS, Arrowhead Models H39 hoppers are repainted by Stephen M. Priest, Brian Banna concludes his series on the Missouri Pacific U30C prototype model, your editor customizes signal bridge signal heads, and much more in the February issue of Railroad Model Craftsman!

This Month

February 2019

Vol. 88/No. 2


Shipping Lumber on CBNS

by Andrew Castle — Scratchbuilding a lumber industry for your railroad.

H39 Hopper Repaints

by Stephen M. Priest, MMR — Stripping and repainting Arrowhead Models’ new H39 hoppers.

Lake Erie & Southern Passenger Operations

by Drake Hokanson — Setting up and running passenger train operations.

Missouri Pacific U30C, Part 4

by Brian Banna — The final installment updating a second-generation GE.

Bridge Signal Heads

by Stephen M. Priest, MMR — Repurposing BLMA double-head signals for use on overhead bridges.


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/Scott Sanders

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