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Alexander Zelkin

"Getting Better Performance from Your MDC Shay"
The author converted a Model Die Casting HO-scale two-truck Shay kit to Sn3 using one of the V&T Shops conversion kits. The kit requires a bit of work to get it to operate well, so he describes what he did to improve the engine.
Magazine: Model Railroader, March 1994, page 92
Category: Locomotives: Shay

"Old Building, New Techniques"
The author built an S-scale logging supply store copying Earl Smallshaw's HO-scale Perkins Produce. He used foam core board and polymer clay to build this structure.
Magazine: Model Railroader, July 2006, page 46
Category: Structures

"Trackside Photos"
Degulbeef & Cradding RR's two-truck Shay backs out of her shed before trundling off to work at Port Cradding Harbor. Alexander Zelkin of Le Mans, France, took this photo on his Sn3 diorama.
Magazine: Model Railroader, August 2002
Category: Photos

Andy Sperandeo

"Thinking About S Scale"
Andy describes the positive aspects for modeling in S-scale (1:64), including Sn3.
Magazine: Model Railroader, August 2001, page 6
Category: Philosophy

Art Cominio

"Along the Line"
Rio Grande Southern's "Galloping Goose" motor car no. 4, as modeled in Sn3 by Joe Brooke.
Magazine: Model Railroader, June 2002, page 146
Category: Photos

Art Fahey

"The Making of Wharf Street"
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, September 2007
Category: Scenery

Bill Black

"The Animas & Lobato Southern"
Magazine: Narrow Gauge Downunder, April 2013
Category: Layouts

Bill Busacca

"Building a Lorain Model 27 Tracked Shovel"
The author describes how he converted an International Models TT-scale Bucyrus Erie shovel into an S-scale model. Includes photos of the completed model.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, May 2008, page 68
Category: M.O.W.

"Stoner, Colorado, May 31, 1947 in Sn3"
Photos of Bill's scene which measures 3'x6'.
Magazine: Narrow Gauge And Short Line Gazette, Jul/Aug 2008, page 26
Category: Photos

Bill Fraley

"S-scale/gauge Dates to 1930s"
This article covers two topics, namely, the earliest dates of know S-scale-related activities, and the Lehigh Valley S Gaugers club's annual Secret Project.
Magazine: NMRA Bulletin, October 2002, page 18
Category: Clubs

Bill Lane

"Modeling the Mighty PRR in S Scale Today"
Magazine: The Keystone Modeler, May 2006
Category: Manufacturers

"S Scale Class GR"
This is a brief overview of the kit by Funaro & Camerlengo class GR offered by Central Hobby Supply of Syracuse NY.
Magazine: The Keystone Modeler, Issue #5 December 2003
Category: Freight Cars: Gondola

"Wawa Tower in S-Scale"
Model photos of this structure.
Magazine: The Keystone Modeler, Issue #53 December 2007
Category: Structures

Bob Bennett

"Previewing the 2007 National Narrow Gauge Convention"
Includes a photo of the Sn2 Free-Mo group's layout (showing Lee Rainey), David Keith's Sn2 module, and a photo of Art Fahey's Sn2 layout, which was open for the tour.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, May 2007, page 74
Category: Shows

Bob Hogan

"The S Scale Sierra Northern"
Bob's layout was open as part of the 2013 NMRA convention. In this article he describes his current layout, which is mostly S standard gauge after 25 years of modeling Sn3. The new layout features the Southern Pacific in Sierra Nevada set between 1950 and 1956, and it is built into a dedicated 24'x26' building. The article includes many layout photos, and the layout's track plan.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, June 2013, page 40
Category: Layouts

"Trackside Photos"
A photo of Bob Hogan's Sn3 Rio Grande Southern.
Magazine: Model Railroader, November 1994, page 101
Category: Photos

Bob Kuchar

"Narrow Gauge Through the San Juan Mountains"
28' x 38' free-lanced mountain railroad set in New Mexico and Colorado. Has a sidebar on painting backdrops that are slightly out of focus to keep attention on the 3D models.
Magazine: Model Railroader, May 2003, page 76
Category: Layouts

"Trackside Photos"
Photo of Bob's Sn3 layout, Buffalo Valley RR, running a Mogul in a snow scene.
Magazine: Model Railroader, December 2004, page 135
Category: Photos

Bob Stelmach

"Converting Bachmann On30 Locomotive to S"
Also includes the cover photo. Modeling by Bob, photos by Brooks Stover.
Magazine: NMRA Magazine, April 2015
Category: Locomotives: Steam

"Improvements Below the Benchwork"
Magazine: Model Railroader, March 2016
Category: Layout Construction

Bob Walker

"A Wood Passenger Car"
Since the author is building a 10'x20' Sn3 logging layout, he needed some wooden passenger cars, so this article describes how he built one. Includes construction photos.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, March 2009, page 69
Category: Passenger Cars

"Cumbres Depot"
The author describes how he scratchbuilt this D&RGW depot, including how to make a mold and cast roof braces.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, August 2016, page 82
Category: Structures

"Finishing the Frenda (part 2)"
This installment finalizes the S structure, by building two buildings that sit on top of the structure built in the previous month's issue.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, October 2016, page 84
Category: Structures

"Frenda Mine (part 1)"
The author needed a small mine for his Sn3 D&RGW layout. The article shows how to measure and fit a new structure into existing scenery, and how to start with scratchbuilding the structure.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, September 2016, page 82
Category: Structures

"One Day (Really?)"
The author covers the idea of building a small structure from scratch in one day. The building in question is an S-scale small storage shed.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, January 2013, page 60
Category: Structures

"Rural Freight House"
The scratchbuilt structure is based on the building found on the D&RGW's narrow-gauge line in Gato, Colorado.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, July 2016, page 80
Category: Structures

"Sage of the Square Footer"
Bob tells the story of how his wife competed in the 2014 National Narrow Gauge Convention's Square-Footer contest and won second place. The model is of an old engine being pulled out of a shed, modeled in Sn3.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, January 2015, page 88
Category: Structures

Bob Werre

"California Dreaming in S Scale"
Bob visits the father-and-son layout of Bob and Brian Jackson, the Central California RR, a 27'x39' layout set in the mid to late 1950s.
Magazine: Model Railroader, September 2013, page 56
Category: Layouts

"Rewiring 101"
The Houston S Gaugers were having some electrical problems with at least one of their modules. With the members of the club being somewhat stumped on where the source of the problem lied, club member Bob (the author) contacted the members of the San Jacinto Model Railroad Club. This club is an all-scale club based in Houston, Texas, of which Bob is also a member (and a past president of the club, too). Two members of the San Jac (as it is called locally) club volunteered, and spent time helping the Houston S Gaugers resolve the issue. Bob wrote this article based on his experience, and why membership in a club has its benefits.
Magazine: The Derail, May 2017, page 4
Category: Clubs

"The Burlington Route along Route 66"
This 19'x30' transition-era layout models the Q from Chicago toward St. Louis. Includes layout's track plan.
Magazine: Great Model Railroads 2016
Category: Layouts

"The Cheyenne Mountain RR"
Bob writes about how Rusty Paulus came about his layout and the improvements he has made to it. Many of the Houston S Gaugers' original members have contributed to the layout. Includes many layout photos and a track plan. The layout measures 12' x 26', and has two levels.
Magazine: Model Railroader, July 1989, page 58
Category: Layouts

Bonnie Domrois

"Trainfest 2015"
Photos of Ron Schlicht's American Flyer layout and the Badgerland S Gaugers layout.
Magazine: All Scale Rails, Jan/Feb 2016, page 7
Category: Shows

"Trainfest 2016 Show Gallery"
Three photos of the Badgerland S Gaugers layout at the 2016 Trainfest show. Also one photo of Ron Schlicht's layout.
Magazine: All Scale Rails, Jan/Feb 2017, page 78
Category: Shows

Boone Morrison

"Tom Miller\'s 1:20.3 Scale, 45mm Gauge Layout"
Although the primary focus of this article is a complete photo tour guide and description of this 45'x90' layout, it also includes a description and photo of his S-scale American Flyer layout on top of a 20'x36' mezzanine inside the main layout building.
Magazine: Narrow Gauge And Short Line Gazette, May/Jun 2008, page 22
Category: American Flyer

Brooks Stover

"(cover photo)"
Magazine: Scale Rails, June 2008
Category: Layouts

"11 Ways to Make Peel-n-stick Parts"
Brooks shows how he uses adhesive transfer tape to make his own peel-n-stick parts. Includes many photos on various usages.
Magazine: Model Railroader, August 2015, page 40
Category: Tools

"A Website Designed for BC&G Modelers Becomes More"
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, September 2009
Category: Layouts

"Adding Operations to a Model Railroad"
Magazine: Model Railroader, December 2009
Category: Operations

"B&O Alco RS-1 - Twice"
Wanting to occasionally operate his layout in a more modern setting, Brooks decides to add an RS-1 to his layout. However, with one currently not available (Railmaster Hobbies makes a kit but they are currently out of production), he converts an American Models RS-3. Not happy with his initial attempt, he rebuilds it to where the body is essentially scratch-built. Many construction photos of both attempts are shown. He also covers the installation of DCC and sound and how he painted and lettered the model.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, May 2015, page 54
Category: Locomotives: Diesel

"Converting an On30 Bachmann Climax to S Gauge Elk river Coal & Lumber Company Climax #3"
Magazine: Narrow Gauge And Short Line Gazette, May/Jun 2015
Category: Locomotives: Climax

"Griswell Grocery Warehouse"
Magazine: NMRA Magazine, December 2010
Category: Structures

"How to Build an Abandoned Mine"
After ten years of staring at an empty spot on his layout, the author has finally built an abandoned mine in the space. Brooks describes how he modeled the abandoned building and the techniques he used for the materials he chose. Includes a good number of close-up photos. On page 78 of the issue is a photo of Brooks' Baltimore & Ohio class EL-3 2-8-8-0 #7136.
Magazine: Model Railroader, October 2014
Category: Structures

"How to Make Tree Covered Hills"
The author describes the challenges facing a modeler who wants to model lots of trees.
Magazine: Model Railroader, November 2012
Category: Scenery

"Interpreting the Clark Side Dump Gondola in S Gauge"
Magazine: NMRA Magazine, December 2011
Category: Freight Cars: Gondola

"Modeling a Mysterious Climax"
Brooks converted a Bachmann On30 Class B Climax to an S-scale standard gauge Class C Climax.
Magazine: NMRA Magazine, November 2014, page 12
Category: Locomotives: Climax

"Modeling the BC&G\'s Dundon Shops"
Magazine: NMRA Magazine, August 2011
Category: Structures

"One Prototype, Two Modelers, Two Scales"
Magazine: NMRA Magazine, July 2011

"RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award"
Modeling a Buffalo Creek & Gauley Railroad caboose in the 1970s era. The author started with a C&O American Models caboose, and added many details, including an interior.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, September 2016, page 90
Category: Cabooses

"S Scale Modeling in Southeastern Michigan"
Co-author Gaylord Gill. The article covers the Southeastern Michigan S Gaugers club and the 2016 NASG Convention in Novi, Michigan. The cover photo of the issue is also of an S-scale layout.
Magazine: NMRA Magazine, April 2016, page 32
Category: Shows

"Scratchbuild A Diesel Shell From Styrene"
Brooks describes how he built the Whitcomb 65-ton.
Magazine: Model Railroader, January 2017
Category: Locomotives: Diesel

"Steam\'s Last Days on a West Virginia Short Line"
Brook Stover's S-scale Buffalo Creek & Gauley layout.
Magazine: Great Model Railroads 2011, page 26
Category: Layouts

"The Buffalo Creek & Gauley in S Scale"
Magazine: Railmodel Journal, February 2007
Category: Layouts

"The Buffalo Creek & Gauley R.R."
A beautiful rendition of the standard gauge shortline in West Virginia. It still used steam in the early 1960s. Includes layout photos, track plan, and structure sketches done by the author to capture the flavor of a structure before building it. Includes information about the BC&G today.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, December 2006, page 52
Category: Layouts

"The S scale Buffalo Creek & Gauley RR"
The real Buffalo Creek & Gauley was an 18-mile West Virginia short line. Brooks has modeled that using S-scale hi-rail track and large flanges, but you have to look long and hard to see that through all of the scenery and details that are on this 22'x28' layout. The layout is set in 1962, three years before the BC&G went out of business. The article includes lots of photos, and a full-color track plan.
Magazine: Model Railroader, December 1993, page 124
Category: Layouts

"Trackside Photos"
A photo of Brooks Stover's S-scale Buffalo Creek & Gauley RR.
Magazine: Model Railroader, November 1994, page 100
Category: Photos

"Trackside Photos"
A full-page photo of an S-Helper Service 2-8-0 on Bob Stelmach's Red Pine & Oxville railroad.
Magazine: Model Railroader, March 2015
Category: Photos

"Trackside Photos"
Two-page photo of Brooks' B&O 2-8-8-0 and the Climax engines.
Magazine: Model Railroader, May 2015, page 72
Category: Photos

"Two West Virginia Railroads in S Gauge - BC&G and Elk River Coal & Lumber Co."
Magazine: Narrow Gauge And Short Line Gazette, Jan/Feb 2013
Category: Layouts

Charles Ansell

"S Scale Gas Station Kitbash"
Using American Model Builders' Dill's Market kit to build this gas station. Includes two model photos.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, July 2003, page 59
Category: Structures

Dan Munson

"Kaw Valley Line"
A layout article about Mike Fyten's Kaw Valley Line. This issue's cover photo is also of Mike's layout. The article covers the benchwork, trackwork, and scenery of the layout. Aisle space and operations are important to Mike, so those are discussed as well. In addition to the many photos, a full track plan is included.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, March 2017, page 42
Category: Layouts

Dan Vandermause

"C&NW Grain Covered Hoppers in S Scale"
This article covers how to model C&NW covered hoppers in S-scale, without any scratchbuilding or kitbashing. Many model photos by several S-scale modelers.
Magazine: C&NWHS Modeler, Volume #10, Issue #1 2017, page 49
Category: Freight Cars: Hopper

"Layout Photos from Dan Vandermause\'s S Scale Layout"
A photo essay of some of Dan's layout.
Magazine: C&NWHS Modeler, Vol. 10, No. 3 2017, page 56
Category: Layouts

"Modeling C&NW 800 Series Coaches in S Scale"
After describing the prototypes for these passenger cars, the author details how he modeled them in S-scale using Union Station Products laser-cut car sides and American Models cars (as the core kits). The article includes lots of detail photos of the construction process.
Magazine: C&NWHS Modeler, Volume #9, Issue #1 2016, page 3
Category: Passenger Cars

Dave Rickaby

"The Best of the Badger State"
When Larry Blank started work on his freelanced 22 x 24- foot S scale railroad in the early 2000s, he knew he wanted to re-create Wisconsin scenery. A lifelong resident of the Badger State, Larry had the opportunity to explore Wisconsin's rolling farmlands, hardwood forests, and glacial hills while biking, hiking, and driving. With a locale picked out, Larry needed a name for his layout. Luck intervened when Larry purchased a 2-8-0 locomotive lettered for the “Ahanapee & Western” at a swap meet. The full-size Ahnapee & Western was a 34.5 mile line that extended from a connection with the Kewaunee, Green Bay & Western at Casco Junction to Sturgeon Bay and Algoma, WI. Layout track plan is included and available online.
Magazine: Model Railroader, December 2017
Category: Layouts

David Popp

"2002 NMRA National Model Contest Winners"
Photos of the contest winners' models are shown, including Marcelo Lordeiro of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for his S-scale meter-gauge Sao Paulo Railway 2-6-0.
Magazine: Model Railroader, October 2002, page 74
Category: Contests

"A Sound Victory"
Annual readers poll Product of the Year results: S-scale rolling stock was won by River Raisin Models' troop sleepers and kitchen cars. Southwind Models won the S-scale locomotives category with its brass version of Baltimore & Ohio's class EM-1 2-8-8-4 steam locomotive.
Magazine: Model Railroader, August 2004, page 58
Category: Manufacturers

"National Model Contest Winners"
Some photos of the winners of the 2004 NMRA convention's contest room, which includes Ken Ehlers' Sn3 scratch-built D&RGW passenger car and caboose.
Magazine: Model Railroader, October 2004, page 120
Category: Contests

"Steam is Still King!"
Readers' Choice Awards for 2002, where for S-scale, S-Helper Service's F7 and Lehigh Valley 55-ton two-bay composite hopper took first place in each category.
Magazine: Model Railroader, August 2003, page 56
Category: Manufacturers

David Steer

"Riding the \"Cookie Box\" Extra"
The story and model are based on the adventures of two railfans to the RGS in 1950.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, April 1996, page 73
Category: Layouts

Dick Karnes

"(bridge-building)"
Magazine: NMRA Magazine, May 2017, page 18
Category: Structures

"Building a \"What If\" Railroad Under Catenary"
This 12'x39', transition-era Northeastern line layout focuses on heavy electric power. Includes layout's track plan.
Magazine: Great Model Railroads 2016
Category: Layouts

"Building an MU Train"
This issue's RMC/Dremel Kitbashing Award went to Dick for his description of how he models powered and non-powered MU electric cars. Includes many photos, including underbody detailing.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, March 2017, page 90
Category: Passenger Cars

"Easy Station Platforms"
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, February 2001, page 66
Category: Structures

"Fun with Mirrors"
Magazine: Scale Rails, March 2010
Category: Layout Construction

"Heavy Electric Fan"
After introducing his roots in areas where heavy electric locomotives were common in his childhood, the author describes his 1955-era layout, which features those types of locomotives. Includes a model and a prototype photo of a New Haven EP-5.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, October 2016, page 36
Category: Locomotives: Electric

"Juice for Your Juice Jacks"
Magazine: Scale Rails, March 2009, page 42
Category: Electronics

"Kitbashing a Union Station"
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, October 2000, page 74
Category: Structures

"Kitbashing an NYC Class DEf 2-D-2 Locomotive"
The model, which took Best in Show at the 2000 National Association of S Gaugers Convention, is based on the NYC's first diesel locomotive purchase. The author built it using two spliced-together Precision Scale On3 Forney locomotive frames and brass shapes.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, April 2006, page 72
Category: Locomotives: Electric

"Layout Height Considerations"
Magazine: NMRA Magazine, February 2011, page 52
Category: Layout Construction

"New York Central Modeling in S Scale"
Magazine: NYC Modeler, Vol. 4, No. 1 2014
Category: Prototype Modeling

"Operations on the NYW&B"
Dick's layout will be open as part of the 32nd National Narrow Gauge. In this article he covers the design and implementation of his layout which has lots of electric engines, overhead wiring, and beautiful scenery, all done in the minority scale of S.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, July 2012, page 42
Category: Operations

"Passenger Operations on the NYW&B"
Magazine: NMRA Magazine, September 2013, page 52
Category: Operations

"S Scale New York, Westchester & Boston Railroad"
This article has lots of pictures of Dick Karnes' NYW&B layout. It covers 54 pages. In addition there are links to four videos of his layout on their web site.
Magazine: Trackside Model Railroading, August 2016
Category: Layouts

"So You Want to Run a Railroad"
Magazine: NMRA Magazine, August 2010
Category: Operations

"Special Interest Road-crossing Electronics"
Magazine: Model Railroad News, November 2012
Category: Electronics

"Steel Station Beams"
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, November 2001, page 79
Category: Structures

"Troubleshooting Your Layout"
Magazine: NMRA Magazine, February 2014, page 52
Category: Layout Construction

"Yard Throat Design for Model Railroads"
Magazine: Scale Rails, July 2009, page 52
Category: Layout Design

Dick Roberts

"Joel Shank\'s Sn3 Rio Grande Southern"
The author talks about how Joel went about building a 34'x44' building (from scratch itself in 1987) after literally burning his HO-scale layout in 1984. The article includes many photos of this highly-detailed layout, as well as a track plan.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, October 2001, page 50
Category: Layouts

Don Ball

"Rewriting History on the Kaw Valley RR"
The author writes about Mike Fyten's 28'x28' layout to bring readers up-to-speed on the progress Mike has made on his layout since the magazine's last visit in August of 2001.
Magazine: Model Railroader, June 2015, page 32
Category: Layouts

Don Fiehmann

"\"East Meets West\": San Jose S Scale Convention"
This article covers the author's visit to the 4th annual NASG convention in San Jose, California, organized by the East & West S Gauge Model Railroad Club. The author, an HO-scale modeler, was invited to do a clinic presentation, hence his attendance at the convention. (Note that according to our records, it was actually the sixth NASG convention)
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, January 1978, page 82
Category: Shows

Ed Loizeaux

"The Other Side of the Catskills"
The article covers Ed's NYC-based 20'x30' layout's planning, design, and construction. Includes a track plan, many photos, and a sidebar about getting others to help with the construction of the layout.
Magazine: Great Model Railroads 2005, page 28
Category: Layouts

Frank Titman

"Trackside Photos"
A full-page photo of Frank's Red Dot Mine taken on his 50-year old Spiral Hill layout.
Magazine: Model Railroader, January 2001, page 99
Category: Photos

Gary Hoover

"NNGC Preview: The Layouts of St. Louis Pt. III"
Shows photos of Greg Gray's O-scale, John Kalin's Sn3, and Herb Gilden's HO-scale layouts.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, April 2010, page 59
Category: Layouts

George Hall

"A Visit to PBL"
The text describes the history of the company and what the company is currently working on. The photos document the Sn3 layout that is at the company's location.
Magazine: Model Railroader, July 1995, page 74
Category: Manufacturers

George Sebastian-Coleman

"Northstar \'99 Model Contest"
Includes photos of the contest winners, including Tom Lennon's model of a converted American Flyer 0-8-0 to a scale Northern Pacific model that won the Steam Locomotive contest.
Magazine: Model Railroader, October 1999, page 68
Category: Contests

"Presenting the Winners of the 1999 Readers\' Choice Awards"
Shows each of the new-for-1999 products that received the most votes, including S-Helper Service's PS-2 three-bay hopper, B.T.S.' Orbisonia Station structure kit, and Pennsylvania Heritage Models' Budd RDC.
Magazine: Model Railroader, August 2000, page 72
Category: Manufacturers

"Sn3 Rio Grande Southern C-17 2-8-0"
The author reviews the Railmaster Exports of New Zealand's narrow gauge engine, which is a mostly white-metal kit. Additional resources are highly recommended as the kit's instructions are spartan. A ready-to-run model was also available.
Magazine: Model Railroader, June 1997, page 33
Category: Locomotives: Steam

Harold Minkwitz

"Rusting Barrel and Tank Bands"
The author describes how he built barrels with bands that appear rusted, for his Sn42 layout.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, April 2008, page 67
Category: Scenery

J. Richard Arsenault

"Boomer Trail"
The author scratch-built an S-scale version of Paul Dolkos' "J.D. Owen Coal Co." coal yard.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, March 1977, page 52
Category: Photos

Jeff Smith

"The Slim Gauge Guild Model Railroad Club"
Magazine: Scale Rails, April 2008
Category: Clubs

Jerry Wilson

"A Tour of the Iron Mountain Stamp Mill"
The author describes how he kitbashed the Western Scale Models stamp mill to fit his era. Includes lots of close-up photos and discusses the animation he added to the model.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, November 2005, page 63
Category: Structures

Jess Bennett

"Jess Bennett\'s Great Northern Pacific"
Jess describes how he built his 20'x44' layout, and how he enjoys scratch-building steam locomotives.
Magazine: Model Railroader, February 1985
Category: Layouts

"S Scale Great Northern Pacific"
Photos by Bob Werre. Beautiful photos of big vistas accompany this article about the author's 33-year old layout that fits in a 20'x44' space. The layout is set in the mid 1950s and models a freelance of various western railroads in northern Idaho. The article describes the process of building a house into which the layout was planned, how the author uses natural materials for scenery, and how his hobby within the hobby is scratch-building steam locomotives (50 of them!).
Magazine: Model Railroader, July 2004, page 52
Category: Layouts

Jim Boyd

"S and O Scale National Convention Reports"
The author covers the 1978 NASG Convention held in Silver Spring, Maryland. He was the keynote speaker at the banquet. The second half of the article is by William C. Schaumburg, reporting on the Scale O National Convention held in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, October 1978, page 76
Category: Shows

"The MRIA Show at Denver"
A brief review of the NMRA convention that year in Denver includes the lone photo taken at the Evergreen Styrene booth of Brian Ellerby's Sn3 diorama.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, December 1977, page 120
Category: Shows

Jim Hediger, Marty McGuirk

"21st Century Limited Model Contest"
Winners in the National Model Railroad Association's 2000 national contest, including Bob Hogan's "Brass lantern award" for his S scale Western Pacific caboose awarded by the United Transportation Union to the model that best captures the traditional working environment of its members. The model includes a highly detailed interior right down to newspapers on the bunk and a canvas water bag hanging on the rest room door. The article has two photos of his model, one normal one and one showing the interior of the caboose.
Magazine: Model Railroader, November 2000, page 72
Category: Contests

Jim Kelly

"Bill Wood\'s American Flyer Layout"
Open as part of the 1988 NMRA convention, Bill Wood's 24'x35' walk-in U-shaped layout runs some of his 91 steam locomotives, 44 diesel locomotives, and well over 500 cars. Yes, he's a collector, too.
Magazine: Model Railroader, July 1988, page 98
Category: American Flyer

"S scale SW1 Diesel Switcher Looks Good and Runs Smoothly"
The author gave a glowing review of the SW1 switcher engine model by S-Helper Service.
Magazine: Model Railroader, April 2000, page 16
Category: Locomotives: Diesel

Jim Martin

"Aluminum Backdrops"
Sheet aluminum makes an easy-to-install, seamless backdrop. The author and his wife installed a 30-foot sheet on his S-scale layout.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, January 2010, page 54
Category: Layout Construction

"Temporary Scenery"
Don't leave your layout or module sticking out like a sore thumb! Jim provides tricks he uses to quickly get his modules to where they are reasonable show pieces for local shows long before any final structures are ready.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, July-October 2014, page 60
Category: Layout Construction

"The S Scale Workshop"
The author introduces the Free-mo style club layout built and shown by The S Scale Workshop, an south-central Ontario, Canada group. Several modules are described, and each include a track plan drawing.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, May 2008, page 84
Category: Layouts

Jim Vail

"A Look Ahead to the 2004 National Narrow Gauge Convention"
The article's lead photo is of Don Harper's Sn3 layout, who was open during the convention.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, June 2004, page 74
Category: Shows

Joe Brooke

"My Sn3 Denver, South Park & Southern"
Magazine: Narrow Gauge And Short Line Gazette, Jan/Feb 2008
Category: Layouts

John Fairline

"Trinity, Colorado in Sn3"
Magazine: Narrow Gauge And Short Line Gazette, Jan/Feb 2011
Category: Layouts

John H. Long, Jr.

"The Evans\' General Store"
The author scratch-builts a model of a family-owned general store in small-town Pennsylvania. Includes prototype photos, scaled drawings, model photos, and a parts list.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, February 1995, page 61
Category: Structures

John M. Smith

"Prize Parade"
This page has a photo of the wooden coal tipple that John built to win the on-line structure category at the 1994 NMRA convention.
Magazine: Model Railroader, January 1995, page 105
Category: Contests

John Merten

"The Carson and Silverado"
Magazine: Narrow Gauge And Short Line Gazette, Nov/Dec 2012
Category: Layouts

John R. Porter

"Scratchbuild a Wartime Hopper Car Part 1"
The author describes how to scratchbuilt a wooden hopper in S-scale (differences between scales are discussed as they affect materials or steps). This installment describes how to build the center sill, bolsters, end sills and braces, underframe, brake rigging (both K-2 and AB brakes), kingpin blocks, the car's sides, the car's ends, the slope sheets, and assembling and details the superstructure. Includes many detailed drawings.
Magazine: Model Railroader, November 1978, page 107
Category: Freight Cars: Hopper

"Scratchbuild a Wartime Hopper Car Part 2"
The author continues the article, this time building the center sill slopes, the midframe plates, the bottom slope plates, the hopper doors, and adding detailing, brake rigging, ladders, grab irons, and the couplers.
Magazine: Model Railroader, December 1978, page 126
Category: Freight Cars: Hopper

Jon Addison

"Superdetailed Layout Built for Travel"
Not having enough space at home for a permanent layout, the author build a sectional layout, so that he only has the section in the house that he is currently working with. The other sections are stored in the garage or the purpose-built trailer. He takes the mostly-scratchbuilt 6'x24' layout to local train shows. His 1929-1935 Silverton Central is not modeled after a specific prototype. The simple oval track plan (with only two turnouts) makes it easy to run the layout at a show.
Magazine: Model Railroader, April 2007, page 57
Category: Layouts

"Trackside Photos"
A photo of Jon Addison's Sn3 Silverton Central modular railroad, which took first place in the individual module category, best module group, and best of show at the 2002 National Model Railroad Association national model contest in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
Magazine: Model Railroader, July 2003, page 89
Category: Photos

Jon Clinton Stetz

"Manufacturers Build an Sn3 Layout"
This article covers the layout that a group of manufacturers, who produce products for S and Sn3, built within a year, in time for the 1989 NMRA Convention in Houston, Texas. The layout is called the Durango, Rico & Northern RR. The L-shaped layout consists of a corner module that contains a wye, and four 5-foot modules, one on the short end of the "L" and three on the long end. Eighteen companies provided product and/or worked on the layout. The article includes photos of the layout and a track plan.
Magazine: Model Railroader, August 1990
Category: Layouts

Keith Thompson

"PRR\'s P5A Electric Motor in S-Scale"
After a brief description of this prototype engine, the author describes how he scratchbuilt this electric locomotive from various commercial parts and many castings he made himself. Includes prototype and many model photos.
Magazine: The Keystone Modeler, Issue #75 Autumn 2010
Category: Locomotives: Electric

"S Scale Empire with a Narrow Gauge Past"
Photos by Bob Werre. Bob Christopherson changed from Sn3 to S standard gauge by simply moving the rail out to the correct gauge. This meant that some equipment couldn't run on the layout, but he solved that by moving the clock forward from the 1940s to 1957. Includes layout photos and a track plan of the Columbia Valley & Western, an 18'x19' "M"-shaped layout.
Magazine: Model Railroader, February 2001, page 106
Category: Layouts

Keith Wills

"Gilbert\'s 50 Year Heritage"
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of American Flyer, the author reviews the company's and S-scale history. In the article he claims there are perhaps 20,000 S-scale modelers and 325 manufactures making product for S-scale.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, September 1996, page 108
Category: American Flyer

Ken Jaglinski

"Wisconsin Central Southern & Santa Fe"
Magazine: Scale Rails, August 2009
Category: Layouts

Kenneth Ehlers

"Rocky Mountain Narrow Gauge"
Ken models the Colorado rockies in the 1930s in his 15'x19' Sn3 layout.
Magazine: Model Railroader, October 2002, page 64
Category: Layouts

"The Crested Butte & Northern"
The author describes his 10'x23' layout set in 1938.
Magazine: Model Railroader, March 1995, page 116
Category: Layouts

"The Rio Grande Southern in Sn3 - My New Pandora & San Miguel Railway"
Magazine: Narrow Gauge And Short Line Gazette, Nov/Dec 2016
Category: Layouts

"Trackside Photos"
A full-page photo of Ken's Sn3 Colorado & Southern layout is included on page 69, showing several levels of scenery.
Magazine: Model Railroader, September 2001, page 69
Category: Photos

"Trackside Photos"
Ken's Sn3 Pandora & San Miguel RR is a good example of narrow gauge modeling. This photo shows Rio Grande Southern 4-6-0 #20 departing the Ophir depot with a passenger train.
Magazine: Model Railroader, December 2005, page 128
Category: Photos

Lee Rainey

"AAR 1937 Steel Boxcar: S scale"
The author reviews the various kits available for this car, which the prototype produced from 1939 through 1944. The dimensional data and lettering were all accurate, and the kits are easy to build. The majority of the article covers how to build these kits.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, July 1994, page 87
Category: Product Review

Lou Sassi

"All American Railroad"
A visit to Bob Spaulding's layout.
Magazine: Model Railroader, August 2015
Category: Layouts

"Quality of Quantity"
Photos and track plan of Pat Gerstle's Sn3 D&RGW layout.
Magazine: Model Railroader, March 2015
Category: Layouts

Mark Kramer

"The Rio Grande Southern at Dolores: an Sn3 diorama"
After deciding on standards among the local Sn3 club, the author describes how the informal group built 24 feet of modules to model the RGS. In addition to photos, there is also a track plan for how the sections are set up.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, November 1995, page 60
Category: Layouts

Mark Suek

"Rediscovering American Flyer\'s no. 633 Boxcars"
Magazine: Classic Toy Trains, May 2015, page 54
Category: Freight Cars: Box Car

Melanie Buellesbach

"Reader\'s Choice Awards"
For the year 2000, S-Helper Service won the S-scale Locomotive award for their SW1 introduced that year. They also won the S-scale Rolling Stock award for their 40-foot reefer. River Raisin won the S-scale Structures award for their pin-connected Pratt bridge.
Magazine: Model Railroader, August 2001, page 46
Category: Manufacturers

Mike Palmiter

"Modeling New York City in S Scale"
The author started off in HO scale, then switched to N scale, and finally settled in S scale. Each time he focused on urban modeling. The layout features concrete canyons with elevated rails providing passenger service. Freight runs at ground level.
Magazine: Great Model Railroads 1992, page 70
Category: Layouts

Mike Schwab

"28th Annual Photo Contest Winners"
Mike Schwab won first price for digital photos with a photo of a pair of Rio Grande Southern K-27 2-8-2s leading a mixed freight through the rugged terrain on his Sn3 San Lorenzo Southern layout.
Magazine: Model Railroader, March 2005, page 110
Category: Contests

Nigel Bowyer

"Forest City & Southern"
The author describes his first permanent layout, which also includes a switch to S-scale. It is an American-themed switching layout (a preview photo can be seen on this page).
Magazine: Continental Modeller, August 2014, page 524
Category: Layouts

Pat Gerstle

"Along the Line"
The last page of the issue includes a photo of the author's Sn3 K-37 rolling onto a turntable.
Magazine: Model Railroader, June 2000, page 150
Category: Photos

Paul Dolkos

"Next Stop Linwood!"
Paul visits Mike Fyten's Kaw Valley model railroad, which is set in rural eastern Kansas in the early 1950s. It measures 28'x28' in a mostly around-the-walls layout with one peninsula. Mike based his model on the real Linwood, Kansas, which was located along the Kansas City, Kaw Valley & Western, an electric interurban line that ran through Linwood on its way from Kansas City to Lawrence. The article includes many photos, a track plan, and a short bio about Mike.
Magazine: Model Railroader, August 2001, page 52
Category: Layouts

"Right-sizing Mountains and Industries"
The author describes Sam Powell's Penn Creek Valley RR. This 16'x27' (with a 10'x10' extension), freelanced-layout is set in southwestern Pennsylvania in 1956.
Magazine: Great Model Railroads 2015
Category: Layouts

Paul Schmidt

"And the Winners Are..."
The 2001 Readers' Choice Awards includes S-scale's American Models' Budd streamlined passenger car set, and S-Helper Service's A and B set of EMD Phase II F3s.
Magazine: Model Railroader, August 2002, page 58
Category: Manufacturers

Paul Scoles

"2012 National Narrow Gauge Convention Preview"
This preview articles covers Dave Woodrell's Sn3, Dale Kreutzer's Sn3, Di Voss' HO-scale, Bob Christopherson's Sn3, Roger Nulton's S-scale, and JJ Johnston's HO-scale layouts, with photos of each.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, March 2012, page 76
Category: Shows

"Diamond Stacks to the Sierra Nevada"
Magazine: Great Model Railroads 2010
Category: Layouts

"Kitbashing the Kerosene Refinery at Rio Dell"
The author started with mock-up parts and then eventually built this model of several small buildings that fit a vacant part of this layout. Several close-up photos are included.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, October 2007, page 58
Category: Structures

"Lime Kilns of Santa Cruz County"
Magazine: Narrow Gauge And Short Line Gazette, May/Jun 2009
Category: Structures

"Lumber Yard for Silverado"
Magazine: Narrow Gauge And Short Line Gazette, Nov/Dec 2012
Category: Structures

"Meet at Del Rio on the Narrow Gauge"
Magazine: Narrow Gauge And Short Line Gazette, Jul/Aug 2007
Category: Layouts

"The Northbound Local"
The layout fills most of the 22' by 46' basement, and this narrow gauge line is set in 1895 in California. The article's photos take you on a tour of the layout.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, September 2006, page 50
Category: Layouts

"The Payne Mine Tram House"
Magazine: Narrow Gauge And Short Line Gazette, Sep/Oct 2011
Category: Structures

"The Pelican Bay Railway & Navigation Company"
This layout article was inspired by the author's friend purchasing a new digital camera "that had to be tested". Includes a description and lots of close-up photos of the author's 1895-era layout set in Northern California.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, May 2003, page 52
Category: Layouts

Peter Moffett

"Trackside Photos"
Peter Moffett photographed an empty log train heading for the reload on his Sn42 Trout Creek Lumber Co. layout. The layout is set in Northern Ontario's lumber stands during the 1930s and features geared locomotives, small diesels, and several logging scenes.
Magazine: Model Railroader, June 2003, page 79
Category: Photos

Peter Ross

"Model Realistic Tall Grass"
The author describes how he used a home-built static-charge applicator (not described in the article) to effectively model tall grass on his S-scale New-Zealand-based layout.
Magazine: Model Railroader, May 2006, page 74
Category: Scenery

Philippe Coquet

"Trackside Photos"
A photo of Philippe's modernday diorama featuring a BN locomotive and a shoe store in Buffalo, New York.
Magazine: Model Railroader, December 2008, page 99
Category: Photos

"Updated and Back in Service"
The last page of the issue has a photo of a Denver & Rio Grande caboose #01507 set in a scene the author modeled as it appeared in the early 1980s.
Magazine: Model Railroader, April 2001, page 146
Category: Photos

Randy Meyer

"Trackside Photos"
A single photo of the author's Canyon & Rocky Mountain RR featuring engine #452, Denver & Rio Grande Western class K-27 Mikado, crossing the Animas River bound for Silverton. The author's layout was open for that year's NMRA convention.
Magazine: Model Railroader, June 2001, page 71
Category: Photos

Rene Gourley

"Detroit Yukon Mining Co.\'s Porter No. 4 in Sn3"
The author built a Backwoods Miniatures 7-ton 0-4-0 into an 0-4-0T Porter. Includes two model and two prototype photos.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, June 2006, page 56
Category: Locomotives: Steam

Robert D. Brubaker

"The 36th Annual Meeting of the PRRT&HS"
This article covers the annual convention of the Society. It contains a photo of the S-scale layout shown at the Cincinnati Union Terminal. It also lists Bob Davis as having won first place in the Cabin Car, Other competition with his S-scale PRR N6b cabin car.
Magazine: The Keystone, Winter 2004, page 7
Category: Shows

Robert D. Turner

"The Christmas Train"
An American Flyer train set for Christmas early in the author's life started a life-long love for the hobby. In the process he learned how to save his money to buy what he wanted, and sometimes regretting what he had bought when he saw something he liked more. Rediscovering the A.F. catalogs years later sparked the interest in the hobby again as an adult, who is now into restoring old A.F. equipment.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, December 2004, page 62
Category: American Flyer

Roger Carp

"Flyer\'s One-of-a-kind Hobo Car Never Entered Production"
An ingenious S gauge mechanism was developed, but the operating hobo car was never produced.
Magazine: Classic Toy Trains, December 2017
Category: Animation

Roger Nulton

"How to Model Realistic Rock Outcroppings"
Magazine: Model Railroader, July 2017, page 50
Category: Scenery

"Modeling an autumn Forest Background"
How to place trees for the best effect.
Magazine: NMRA Magazine, November 2014, page 28
Category: Scenery

"Monon in Miniature"
Magazine: The Hoosier Line, August 2011
Category: Layouts

"Monon\'s Fourth Subdivision"
Roger's layout fits within a 1,200 square-foot basement, with staging yards going into the garage. The layout is set in Indiana and features many interchanges with other railroads. In addition to many layout photographs, there is also a track plan included.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, August 2013, page 40
Category: Layouts

"Recycling an Old Trestle Model"
The author describes the process he went through to integrate an existing trestle bridge he was given, into an existing space of his layout. Includes many photos of area of the layout affected by this "surgery".
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, October 2016, page 38
Category: Structures

Ron Schlicht

"Domes Show Gallery"
Two photos of the Badgerland S Gaugers' club layout at the Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Magazine: All Scale Rails, May/Jun 2015, page 15
Category: Shows

Roy Hoffman

"Preserving Pennsylvania\'s Railroad History"
The author built a freelanced S-scale layout set in Pennsylvania to preserve the railroading heritage of the state. After describing how he got into S-scale, the author describes the operations on his layout, building a 15-foot long mountain, tall structures representing Philadelphia, and moving into DCC and Sn3.
Magazine: Model Railroader, October 2004, page 66
Category: Layouts

"S Curves"
Regular monthly column in the magazine starting in about 2007. The column was later taken over by Dick Karnes.
Magazine: Model Railroad News
Category: Manufacturers

Russ Segner

"Join Us In Seattle NMRA National July 4-11, 2004"
Dave Woodrell's layout was open for the convention, and so the article contains a photo of his Sn3 RGS layout.
Magazine: Model Railroading, March 2004, page 30
Category: Shows

Sam Furukawa

"The Sn3 San Juan Central"
Magazine: Narrow Gauge And Short Line Gazette, Mar/Apr 2010
Category: Layouts

Sam Powell

"AAR Steel 40\'-6\" Boxcar: S scale"
The author reviews the then-newly released American Models all-steel, injection-molded in ABS plastic, box car. Comparing it against prototype plans, the author judged it to be as close as he had ever seen to cars produced in between 1941 and 1946. The review sample was ready-to-run, but the other bought 7 additional cars which were all kits.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, February 1984, page 121
Category: Product Review

"Die-cast steam locomotive kits: S scale"
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, November 1976, page 100
Category: Locomotives: Steam

"SouthWind Models Pullman"
The author reviews the brass Pullman sleeper car by SouthWind Models, after a substantial review of the prototype car.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, July 1991, page 88
Category: Product Review

"The Penn Creek Valley"
Sam describes his layout and how he acquired and built the layout's equipment. Even though S is a minority scale, Sam still has 7 steam engines, one A-B diesel set, 40 freight cars, and 6 passenger cars operating on his layout. In addition to the many photos of his layout, a track plan is included, as well as ways in which the reader can get additional information about S-scale.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, November 1975, page 48
Category: Layouts

"Using Slides as Backdrop Painting Guides"
The author shows how he photographs a real scene, has the slide developed, and then projects the slide onto the backdrop of his layout. He then traces and paints the scene over top of the projected image. Photos from his S-scale layout show the results.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, December 1978, page 74
Category: Painting & Weathering

Simon Parent

"Model of the Month"
Simon won the award for modeling Canadian National class J-3b 4-6-2 Pacific #5076.
Magazine: Model Railroader, May 1997, page 71
Category: Photos

"Trackside Photos"
Simon's Canadian National #5076 moves across a scratch-built bridge in this two-page photo.
Magazine: Model Railroader, June 1997, page 70
Category: Photos

Stan Stokrocki

"Trackside Photos"
Two photos of a 2x6 module Stan built, showing off his Hudson Central MP15 engines which he scratch-built.
Magazine: Model Railroader, July 1987, page 83
Category: Photos

Steve Amitrano

"The Traveling Chili Line"
Steve Amitrano's Sn3 layout is designed to be moved often, although it takes up about 9 by 11 feet.
Magazine: Great Model Railroads 2008, page 36
Category: Layouts

Steve Anderson

"The West Side Lumber Co."
In this is a 10' x 10' layout set in the late 1950s, the author attempted to capture the feel of a set of specific scenes of Tuolumne, California. In addition to covering the construction of the layout, he also talks about how all the structures had to be scratch-built, which locomotives he uses, and how he built the scenery. Included are lots of photos of the layout, and a track plan.
Magazine: Model Railroader, February 2000, page 66
Category: Layouts

Steve Sint

"2002 National Narrow Gauge Convention Report"
The report on the convention includes a photo of Jon Addison's Sn3 portable layout.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, January 2003, page 93
Category: Shows

Tim Garner

"Keystone News"
A photo of Keith Thompson's PRR FM flat car built using 3D-printing technology. Not shown, he also had the F22 and F23 models there at the annual historical society's convention.
Magazine: The Keystone, Vol. 48, No.3 2015, page 7
Category: Shows

Tom Troughton

"A Layout Is Never Finished"
The author describes various details he is now adding to his fairly complete Sn3 layout, such as bottle-brush-style grass clusters, tie piles, rail pieces, pallets, tools, coal bin, tree stumps, and building foundations. He also describes how he built two spools of steel cable, one enclosed and one exposed. A sidebar covers his use of various chemicals to age and weather things on his layout. There are lots of ideas for enhancing your layout in this article.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, May 2015, page 62
Category: Layout Construction

"An Auxiliary Water and Coal Car for OX"
To complete his M.O.W. train, the author built a coal and water car from a brass tender. The article covers modifying the car, installing couplers, adding a realistic pile of coal (with debris), and finally painting, applying decals, and weathering the model.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, February 2015, page 70
Category: M.O.W.

"Building the Swamp"
Magazine: Scale Rails, April 2007
Category: Scenery

"Building the Timberline Miner\'s Union Hotel"
The author describes how he scratch-built the remote location's hotel next to his recently-completed mine. Includes lots of photos of the project.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, February 2012, page 66
Category: Structures

"Building the Timberline No. 1 Mine Part I"
The author describes building the head house and mine building. Includes lots of construction photos of the model.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, February 2013, page 74
Category: Structures

"Building the Timberline No. 1 Mine Part II"
The author describes building the head house and mine building. Includes lots of construction photos of the model.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, March 2013, page 64
Category: Structures

"Creating a Landslide"
The author described how he dealt with the dark shadows formed by the mountain on the layout's backdrop.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, October 2012
Category: Scenery

"NNGC Preview: The Layouts of St. Louis"
Continuing to report about the layouts open for this convention, this installment covers Tom Troughton's Sn3 layout, John Waite's Sn3 layout, Richard Severance's On3 layout, Mike Van Hove's HO-scale layout, Roger Duffield's layout, Hal Shaffer's On3 layout, and John Scherr's HOn3 layout.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, March 2010, page 59
Category: Layouts

"Non-Traditional Building Techniques for Model Railroaders"
Magazine: Scale Rails, May 2006
Category: Structures

"The Upcoming 23rd Annual Sn3 Symposium"
Photos of layouts open for the tour accompany the information about the Sn3 convention to be held in St. Louis, Missouri.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, February 2008, page 89
Category: Shows

"Timber Trestles on the C&TT Railroad"
The author revisits the various larger bridges on his layout, using better photographs, and showing the additional work he has done to improve their settings. Includes many overall and close-up photos of the bridges.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, September 2013, page 73
Category: Structures

"Window Glazing for a Tender\'s Dog House"
The author shows how he installed glass (acetate) in his P-B-L K-37 tender's dog house (which is soldered in place). The special technique is how he installed the acetate without removing the dog house from the tender.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, January 2014, page 54
Category: Locomotives: Steam

"Work Car"
Regular column, starting in about 2007.
Magazine: Scale Rails

Trevor Marshall

"Breaking Marley\'s Chains - On2 to S"
Trevor describes his decision to switch scales and gauges from On2 to S-scale, standard gauge. Includes photos of his new layout.
Magazine: Layout Design Journal, Winter 2012, page 4
Category: Philosophy

"Dots And Dashes Telegraph for Your Railroad"
The author describes how he incorporated telegraphing messages to and from the dispatcher, to enhance the operations on his S-scale layout. The article covers how to assemble the electronics, how to install the system on the layout, and how model telegraphing actually works in an operation session.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, June 2016, page 58
Category: Operations

"Editor\'s Notebook"
Trevor reports on the 2006 Copetown Train Show held in CopeTown, Ontario. His particular emphasis was on the S Scale Workshop's new Free-mo style layout built just months before this show. Article includes one photo of their layout.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, June 2006, page 108
Category: Shows

"S is for Scarecrow"
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, September 2009
Category: Layouts

"The Cheltenham Granary"
The author describes how he modeled a granary that used stone walls for the lower half and exposed cribbed wood walls for the upper half. Includes a sidebar on how crib joints are made. Includes many construction photos.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, January 2012, page 55
Category: Structures

V.S. Roseman

"Modeling Cowl-Length REA Delivery Trucks"
REA would use old, but functional trucks during busy times, so one would see Model T delivery trucks into the 1950s sometimes. This article covers how to kitbash a HO-scale Jordan 1929 REA Ford. Also discussed are how to model a 1/35 Chevrolet truck, and an S-scale REA truck. The article includes lots of model photos.
Magazine: Model Railroading, December 2003, page 42
Category: Vehicles

various

"Trackside Photos"
Contains a photo of Dave Woodrell's Sn3 layout, and of Paul Scoles' Sn3 Pelican Bay Ry. & Navigation Co.
Magazine: Model Railroader, June 2004, page 114
Category: Photos

Vince Pugliese

"Report on the 2010 Toronto RPM Meet"
Included in this article is a photo of Andy Malette's scratchbuilt CNR K3d Pacific. It is the pilot model for a kit MLW Services is producing.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, July 2010, page 55
Category: Shows

"Toronto\'s 2011 RPM Meet"
Many photos of the models shown at the show. Includes a photo of an Sn42 American Smelting and Refining Company 25-ton ore car built by Chris Abbott, and of his Sn2 C&Y box car.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, June 2011, page 64
Category: Shows

William C. Schaumburg

"A St. Louis 10th"
This article about the 10th National Narrow Gauge Convention in St. Louis, Missouri includes one photo of John Kalin's Sn3 layout.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, January 1991, page 134
Category: Photos

"Hickory"
A brief report and several photos of 31st National Narrow Gauge Convention in Hickory, NC. Photos include a couple of Lee Rainey's Sn2 module as part of the Sn2 Free-mo setup.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, November 2011, page 98
Category: Shows

William Hobbs

"2018 NMRA Calendar"
The cover photo and the December photo are of William Hobbs' Sn3 layout, the South Ozark Lines.
Magazine: NMRA Calendar 2018
Category: Layouts

William Schaumburg

"Collinsville, CT"
This article contains photos taken by the author at the Collinsville, Connecticut, New England/Northeast Prototype Modelers Meet, which includes photos of Pieter Roos' KCS rebuilt USRA 40-foot box car and an S-Helper Service FGEX reefer which had its roof replaced by a new one he had cast.
Magazine: Railroad Model Craftsman, August 2012, page 90
Category: Shows

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