Vol. 88/No. 9
by David Rickaby — Childhood memories inspired John Mueller to recreate Chicago & North Western operations in the Wisconsin Northwoods in HO scale.
Bay Area Prototype Modelers Meet
by Harry K. Wong — The informal meet encourages everyone to attend clinics, share information, and enjoy the many fine models on display.
Consider the Commuter, Part 8
by Otto M. Vondrak — Commuter trains are more than just coaches. This month, we discuss different types of cars, and offer some quick modeling ideas.
Santa Fe’s Summit Depot
by Dr. Nicholas S. Muff — This compact station design served as the train order operator’s offi ce at the summit of Santa Fe’s route over Cajon Pass.
It Happened in Guadalupe
by Brian Moore — Follow the crew as they travel over Southern Pacifi c’s Guadalupe Subdivision in 1954, making set-outs and pick-ups along the way.
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
RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award/Alan Mende
Look Both Ways/Commentary by Bill Navigato and Mike Schafer
Scratchbuilder’s Workshop/Bob Walker
Editor’s Notebook – Commentary by Otto M. Vondrak