JULY 2017: The variety of both paved and trackage-served bays lends authentic visual interest to Victor Roseman’s easy-to-build trolley barn. Victor Roseman explores many design possibilities in his construction of an easy-to-build trolley barn/bus garage. Joseph Kreiss demonstrates resourcefulness in creating versatile web scenery with basic masking tape, while a detailed study of Pullman-Standard F85B flatcars is presented by James Kinkaid, Santa Fe steam expert Robert Walz examines the 468-Class 4-6-0, and much more in the July issue of Railroad Model Craftsman!

This Month

July 2017

Vol. 86/No. 7


Features

Masking Tape Scenery

by Joseph Kreiss — Creating a base for your scenery using common masking tape

Building a Trolley Barn

by Victor Roseman — Modifying an old aircraft hangar kit to represent a trolley or bus barn for your city

Pullman-Standard F85B Flatcar

by James Kincaid — An in-depth look at this pioneering intermodal flatcar

Santa Fe 468-Class 4-6-0s

by Robert Walz — A look at the smaller side of steam on the Santa Fe

Building the Dayton

by John Ott — Tips and tricks for building an HO scale etched-brass kit


Departments

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/Howard Gillispie

Look Both Ways/Commentary by Bill Navigato and Mike Schafer

Test Track – Product reviews by Tony Cook

Scratchbuilder’s Corner/Bob Walker

RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award/Jeff Carlson


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