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Railmodel Journal Staff
Publisher: Larry Bell 'Editor: Robert Sch!elc.he Copy Editor: Susan Sherwood Regular Contributors: Louis A. Marre, Diesels Jim Eager, Today's Modeling Todd Sullivan, (c. 1960-1969) Modeling
John Nehrich, Modeling Tom Hood, Canadian Modeling Robert Higgins, Model Locomotives Doug Gurin (Layout Design SIG), Layout Design Rick Brendel, Electronics Richard Hendrickson, (c. 1940-1949)

(c. 1945-1959) Modeling

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December 1 990

Volume 2, N umber 7

T able of Contents: "The Journal "
All Scales
Operations:
Model the Action, NOT the Yard: A Railroad's Story, part I .................. 16

All Scales

Plans:
Chesapeake & Ohio Yard Trackage at Hinton, West Virginia Grand Isle, Vermont, Creamery and Gra}n Elevator ..................... 18 ......................... 29

Techniques:
Weathering and Denting Hoppers and Gondolas ............................ 24 YOUR "Top Tips" ................................................... 36 "Snap-Out" Styrene Building in Brick . ..................... ... ........... 38

Readers: Note that the procedures and materials contained in the various articles in this magazine are presented in good faith but that no warranty is given and no results guaranteed from any use of
this material. Nor is any freedom from other patent or copyright implied. Since there is no way for us to control the application of material pre sented in this magazine, Golden Bell Press and the respective editors, authors, photographers and il lustrators disclaim any liability for untoward re sults and/or for any physical injury that may be in curred by using any of the material published in this magazine.

Industry, intended for modelers:
Grand Isle, Vermont, Cooperative Creamery ............................... 2 9 Pulpwood, Part V : Diamond Match C o . ................................... 12 Cars-in-Context: Toronto, May 14, 1 9 16 ...................................... 14

Plans:
Walk-Around Throttle Tests, Summary of Four Reports .......................... 46

HO Scale

HO Scale

YOUR Layout, On Tour: Doug and Steve Kley's Lehigh Valley and Reading .. ...... 6 Athearn Upgrade: Tuning Diesels with Metal Trucks ............................ 22

Freight Cars:
Pennsy G-31 54-foot Gondolas from Con-Cor Kits .......................... Soo Line 40-foot Single-Door PS-I Box Car from McKean Kits ............... Car Spotters: Eastern Car, Walthers and Con-Cor 70-Ton Airslides ............. Modeling the Diesels, Detail-by-Detail: EMD SD60 as EMD Demo ................ Railroad Prototype Modelers, Pittsburgh 1 990 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Diesels,Detail-by-Detail: EMD FP7 as C &O no. 80 13 ........................... Locomotives-in-Action: Test/Evaluate: At\as/Roco FP7 Diesel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Summary of Robert Higgins Reports, to date ............................... 28 37 54 42 58

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N Scale

NTRAK National "N/West" Convention, 1 990 ................................ 48 YOUR Layout, on Tour: Paul Biermann's Baltimore Dock Module ................. 50

N Scale

Freight Cars:
Car-Spotters: New Atlas 70-Ton Airslide Covered Hoppers ................... 54 Diesels, Detail-by-Detail: EMD FP7 as C &O no. 8013 .......................... 58 Locomotives-in-Action: Test/Evaluate: Summary of Robert Higgins Reports, to date . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . 64

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. What's New ........................................................ 3 and 66 Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

Departments

Departments

On the Cover: Steve Kley's Valley Geeps ease around a broad curve on their way upgrade. The triple-deck layout, under construction by Steve and his father Doug, appears beginning on page 6 of this issue.
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