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Category Archives: Magazines Guide
Burma-Shave Signs, by Harold Russell, p. 26 (construction, scratchbuilding) The author includes examples from 1937 to 1951, and lists several websites that may have additional slogans. Whitcomb Diesel, by Hideo Uchino, p. 38 (construction, scratchbuilding, brass, 1:48) This article contains … Continue reading
The Biscuit Tin Special, Part I, by John Wenlock, p. 8 (construction, drawings, steam locomotive, 1:19) A Railbus for the OBR, by Mark Horovitz, p. 11 (construction, drawings, railbus, 1:24) An Abandoned Store Building, by Joseph Crea, p. 16 (construction, … Continue reading
A Garden Railway in a Northern Climate, Part I, by Mike Westren, p. 12 (Calgary, Alberta, Canada) The Biscuit Tin Special, Part II, by John Wenlock, p. 20 (construction, drawings, steam locomotive, 1:19)
A Locomotive Test Stand, by Greg Ritacco, p. 6 (construction, drawings, livesteam locomotive, Mamod) This article shows how to build a simple test stand for an 0-4-0 Mamod livesteam locomotive.
What Light Through Yonder Window Breaks?, by Godfrey Gamble, p. 24 (electrical, wiring, lighting) This article shows how to improve upon the usual methods of lighting LGB passenger cars.
Lubricating the Mamod, by Rob van Dort, p. 7 (live steam, Mamod, lubrication)
A Stomper Photo Album, by Rod Wentler, p. 23 (scratchbuilding) This article has a photo of a powered excursion car that might be fun to build.
Scratchbuild a Class A Climax, by Bert Horner, p. 25 (scrarchbuilding, kitbashing, Climax) This article contains lots of photos showing the general layout of this very interesting locomotive.
Letters to the Editors, p. 5 (construction, swimming pool) There is a photo of a flatcar with a “swimming pool” on it. Great idea!
Building for Enjoyment, by Phil Sadtler, p. 7 (construction, drawings, viaduct, Styrofoam)