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e-Feature Articles

 

Individual articles covering a variety of modeling topics in PDF format.

 

E-1: “Painting & Whitewashing Structures” $1.99

By Gary Carmichael

Synopsis: The author offers step-by-step instructions for achieving realistic whitewashing and ground-in weathering effects on his structures.  4 pages, 11 color photos and complete materials list, with links to manufacturers and suppliers.

 

 

 

E-2: “Loads for S Scale Open Top Cars” $1.99

By Edwin C. Kirstatter

Synopsis: Originally published in the Fall, 2010 issue of the 1:64 Modeling Guide magazine  (Volume 11, #1).  The author describes a variety of loads he made for his fleet of flat cars and gondolas.  5 pages, 11 color photos, including 2 additional photos not published in the original article.

 

 

 

E-3: “D&RGW Kitchen Car #04013” $1.99

By Doug Jolley

Synopsis: Originally published in the Summer, 2009 issue of the 1:64 Modeling Guide magazine  (Volume 10, #3).  The author describes how he built his version of this Sn3 Cimmarron Works kit.  4 pages, 7 color photos, including 2 additional photos not published in the original article and complete materials list, with links to manufacturers and suppliers.

 

 

 

E-4: “Sn3 Box Cars From HO Kits” $1.99

By Robert R. Harmen, DDS

Synopsis: Originally published in the Summer, 2009 issue of the 1:64 Modeling Guide magazine  (Volume 10, #3).  The author describes how he built a fleet of Sn3 box cars using out-of-production Roundhouse® (MDC) HO scale “old time” reefer kits and a number of detail parts.  5 pages, 9 color photos and complete materials list, with links to manufacturers and suppliers.

 

 

E-5: “Updating the Fleet to a More Modern Era” $1.99

By Ken Garber

Synopsis: Originally published in the May/June 2006 issue of the 1:64 Modeling Guide magazine  (Volume 9, #4).  The author describes how he updated his fleet of contemporary rolling stock and locomotives with a simple “patch job” of paint and lettering to reflect new ownership, a site commonly seen on today’s prototype railroads.  4 pages, 8 color photos, including 2 photos not published in the original article and complete materials list, with links to manufacturers and suppliers.

 

 

 

E-6: “Bridging the Local Creek: Two Wooden Trestles” $2.49

By Phil Scandura

Synopsis: Originally published in the Spring, 2010 issue of the 1:64 Modeling Guide magazine  (Volume 11, #2).  The author describes how he scratch built two wooden trestles (1 single track, the other double-track), of prototypes found in Flagstaff, Arizona. 6 pages, 8 color photos, including 3 photos not published in the original article, plans and materials list for both trestles (the print edition of the magazine had only the plans for the double-track trestle).

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