AUGUST 2018: Along with Pennsylvania Railroad heritage, passenger operations are key on John Nahodyl’s HO scale North Eastern Railroad. Joe Kurilec discusses modeling the remaining evidence of previous water towers, Craig Chandler kit bashes a unique variety of Indiana Harbor Belt slugs, Bob Walker shows how simple ideas can make “life at the bench” much easier, and much more in the August issue of Railroad Model Craftsman!

This Month

August 2018

Vol. 87/No. 8


Invisible Water Towers

by Joe Kurilec, MMR — A look at modeling removed water towers and concrete footings.

IHB Yard Slugs

by Craig Chandler — Kitbashing Indiana Harbor Belt’s unique variety of slugs.

North Eastern Railroad

by John Nahodyl — A Pennsylvania Railroad-themed layout is a kitbashing and detail-builder’s delight.



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/Harry K. Wong

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/Peter Hall

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