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P R OTOTYPE MOD E L E R - February 1 978

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Volume 1 Number4

TABLE OF CONTENTS

COVER PHOTO

BY E. R.MO HR

Santa Fe SSB-1200, Number 123 9, at China Basin with the San Francisco skyline as a back drop. This class of switchers are covered in H O i n our feature article i n this issue. This power has been around a good many years and the way things are going they could well be around for a good many more.

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R obert R . longo UPG RA D I N G T H E TR-4 & SW-9 GM SWI TC H E RS . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Burr Henion

Robert R. Longo, Editor John Longo, Assistant Editor Jean Ploss, Art Director Road Editors:

THE G R E AT N O RTH E R N E M P I R E BUilDE R . . . .. . . . . . . . . . 1 8 Dave Schumacher BU R L I N GTON "WHA L E BEllY" H OPPE R W i l l iam G l ick J O I N T "TH I N G" FOR 3000 C LASS & 5000 MODE LS Tom Baxter M I C RO-SCAL E DECAL S E T 401 7 N&W PASS E N G E R G E E PS . . . . 36 Dick Cataldi FUN W I TH AHM AN D CON-C O R BOX CARS W. E . Darnaby CYRil J. DU R R E N BE R G E R Profiled by the PM Staff ROCK I S LA N D OUTS I D E B R AC E D WOOD CABOOSES Stephen H i le THE H I STORY OF P F E C L ASS R-70-5 CARS . . . Michael E_ Reynolds P F E R-70-5 ICE BU N KE R R E E F E R . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 James L. Scott BOO K R EV I EWS By the PM Staff QUESTIONS W I TH ANSW E RS . . . . .. . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 By the PM Staff C LASS I F I E D ADV E R TI S I N G . .
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Peter Arnold, WP; George Berisso, SP&S; Walter Brown, MP; Gerald Edgar, C B&Q; Norman Eubanks, CRI&P; Gale H a l l , KCS; Jon Heller, BN; Douglas Hughes, S L-SF; Gordon M il l s, SP; Nelson McCormick, P F E; W i l l iam Oertly, WM; J. C. Pascha l l , SOU; Peter Singher, ATSF; Todd Sul livan, N P; Ed Sutorik, G N; and Wil l iam Darnaby, Monon. Department Editors: L ynn Aldrich, Thom Anderson, Gordon Bassett, Tom Baxter, David B lanchard, John Buffalo, R ichard B u i ke, Tom Cobb, Dan Crews, Charles D ischinger, John Eagan, Ted Haas, Tommy Johnson, Dennis Kogan, William Messecar, Frank Peacock, R ichard Ryker, David Schumacher. Associate Editors: R ichard Cataldi, Cyril Du rrenberger, R ichard Hendrickson, Jason Moore, Larry Occhiello, J oseph Shine, Pat Stedent.
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is publ ished bi-monthly by Prototype Modeler, Inc . 1 7 1 % P i ne Street, Post Office Box 343, Danvers, MA 0 1 923. Subscrip tion price is $1 0.00 per year i n the U n ited States and its possessions, $ 1 1 .00 in Canada and Mexico, and $ 1 2 .50 i n all other countries; $1 9.00 per two years in the U n ited States and its possessions, $21 .00 in Canada and Mexico, and $24.00 in a l l other countries; $27.50 per three years in the Un ited States and its posses sions, $30.50 in Canada and Mexico; and $35.50 i n. all other countries. Allow at least six weeks for a change of address. Contributions: A rticles and photographs are welcome. Contributors are advised to reta i n a copy of any photographs and/or manu scrips submitted. Al l material su bmitted is considered gratis and no payment will be made to the author or his representative. Copyright: The contents of this magazine may not be reproduced i n any way without written permission of the publ isher. Copyright 1 978 b y Prototype Modeler, Inc. Pri nted i n the United States of America.
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