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NOVEMBER 1989 DEPARTMENTS 4
VOLUME 19, NUMBER 11 FEATURES
Back Issues of Model Railroading Magazine 1 988 a nd 1 989 at a glance
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Editorial New Products The Sandhouse
Product News Column
Rail Project Research
REGIONAL P ROTOTYPE MODELING A r ationale for successful model rai lroading approaching the 21 s t C entury.
EASY AWNINGS In this part one of two, we ' l l take a look at residential awnings and an easy approach to creating them.
by Roy M. Stanley II
by W. Terry Stuart a nd Jim Six
Name Observation Cars
by Karen and Earl Stephans
Letters to the Editor Qut of the Litter Box
Modeler' s Tips and Techniques
Society Page Listing Railroad Periodical Close-Up
H O Monthly by Karen and Earl Stephans
ST. LOUIS, BROWNSVILLE & MEXICO FORTYEIGHT-FOOT GONDOLA CONC;TRUCTION A s tep-by-step guide, c omplete with diagrams and photos, on the kitbashing of this MoP prototype.
BELLA UNION THEATER A look at false front b uilding s , complete with a d rawing and modeling tips.
ATHEARN GP38-2 SUPER DETAILING Super detailing the new generation HO scale diesels requires patience and care. The good news is that no intricate cutting or special skills are required. Take a look!
by W. Terry Stuart
by Robert E. DeZwaan Jr.
by Martin Lofton
Y our Trek Plan for the Weekend ...
An alphabetical listing of u pcoming events
V ideo Screen T ake One ...
A look at Hopewell Productions' Great
Model Railroads, Volume Three a nd Jim Jordan ' s R PO Fast Mail V ideo Magazine from a
modeler' s perspective
PIT TSBURG AND SHAWMUT HOPPER CARS No streak of rust through the woods , the P&S does a s ignificant volume of business, consisting almost e ntirely of coal.
ATLAS BASHING IN N SCALE: T HE CONCLUSION We' ll conclude our series with a look at modern C trucks . Complete with diagrams and how-to photos .
BASIC FREIGHTCAROLOGY TWO I n this month's column , we' ll present a brief overview of some of the many resources available for researching freight cars .
by David Casdorph
by Ron Bearden
by George Melvin
by Bill McKean
ROlling Stock Review
Model Die Casting Three Bay Rib Side Hopper
by Mike Nesbitt
Diesel Detail Close-Up
General Electric BQ23-7 as Family Lines S eaboard Coast Line
by Rich Picariello
Special Christmas Wish List Catalog AdvertiSing Index
THE BEGINNINGS OF A TRACTIVE POWER RAILWAY I f nostalgia and authenticity are what you desire on your turn-of-the-century layout , then tractive power with the a ccompanying poles and overhead wires is for you . Our first subject here is basic p ole assembly .
WHEN RAILROADING IS IN YOUR BLOOD ... A look at a man who could, and sho'uld, be a motivation to us all . His history with EMD is complete with wonderful memories in photo form .
BUILDING BENCHWORK IN o SCALE With the New Haven S ociety of Model Engineers. T his is our first installment, c omplete with diagrams .
b y Stewart J. Tinturin
by Roy M . Stanley II
AAR FREIGHT CAR DESIGNATIONS In part one of two, w e ' ll take a look at car designations , complete with photo support, based on the most recent edition of the Car and
A FRONTIER CABIN IN HO SCALE A diorama construction article completed by a member of Model Railroading's next generation .
b y Jodie Nesbitt
About the Cover:
For more o n Regional Prototype Modeling - A Rationale For Successful Model Railroading Approaching the 21st C entury, turn to page 14. Jim Six photo
by Bob Heckman and John Ainslie
Locomotive Cyclopedia. by Bill McKean
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