Vol. 90/No. 10
Oregon Short Line in N Scale
by Dean Ferris — Great Northern and Northern Pacific team up to haul heavy traffic over a proto-freelanced joint line through Eastern Oregon in 1969.
Kansas City Southern Pulpwood Cars
by James Kinkaid — Built by Pullman-Standard between 1967 and 1968, these unique cars were later adapted to haul timber and coiled wire.
Belt Railway of Chicago Alco C-424
by Marc Simpson — Built to haul heavy transfer runs, these former Belt Railway of Chicago units made their way north to Canada’s Hudson Bay Railway in 1999.
M&StL Iowa Branch Operations
by Clark Propst — Based on the prototype Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway Story City Branch, we follow a local crew switching this Iowa branch line.
Boomer Trail Special: St. Louis RPM
by Dan Munson — After a year’s hiatus, the St. Louis Railroad Prototype Modelers meet returned with record attendance for visitors and exhibitors alike.
Make a Flashing EOT
by Scott Thornton — The flashing End of Train (EOT) device is a common sight on modern freight trains across America—here’s how to make your own.
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
Dremel Kitbashing Award
Diverging Points/Jason Shron
Editor’s Notebook – Commentary by Otto M. Vondrak