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Articles from Past Newsletters

Motive Power

Updating the MDC box cab - Part 1
By Chuck Diljak

Updating the MDC box cab - Part 2
By Chuck Diljak

Adding DCC to the MDC box cab - Part 3
By Chuck Diljak

Increasing the span of electrical contact on old AHM Loco
By Anthony Piccirillo

Structures

Of Paint Brushes ad Academies
By Norman Frowley MMR

Modeling tips, Down and Dirty Foundations
By Bruce DeYoung MMR

Modeling Tips - Just Your Cup of Tea
By Bruce DeYoung MMR

Building South River Model River Works Robinson's Electric - Part 1,
By Norman Frowley MMR

Building South River Model River Works Robinson's Electric - Part 2,
By Norman Frowley MMR

Building Threadwell Mills
By Norman Frowley MMR

The Magic of lighting
By Norman Frowley MMR

A "retro" scratchbuild - Part 1
By Bruce De Young MMR

A "retro" scratchbuild - Part 2
By Bruce De Young MMR

Modeling the New Jersey Dutch Colonials

By Kevin Olsen

Interior Decorations
By Bruce DeYoung MMR

Go Ahead, 'Mock it up'
By Bruce DeYoung MMR

Simply Signs
By Chuck Diljak

Resin Castings, Part 1
By Tom Griffiths MMR

Resin Castings Part 2
By Tom Griffiths MMR

Resin Castings Part 3
By Tom Griffiths MMR

Trackwork

Proof of Concept: A tool to set track spacing on Multiple Track Curves
By Tom Casey

Curving Atlas #8 Turnouts
By Tom Casey

Building the Richmond Harbor - Trackwork
By Ciro Compagno

Tortoise Modifications
By Chuck Dijak

Rolling Stock

Printing a wood gondola floor
By: Jim Walsh

Special purpose weights
By Bruce De Young MMR

USRA War Emergency Gondola, Part 1
By Tom Casey

USRA War Emergency Gondola, Part 2
By Tom Casey

Bodywork - Clerestory Roof Version, DL&W 2000 - 2034
By Tom Casey

Bodywork - Arched Roof Version, DL&W 2035 - 2109
By Tom Casey

Layout Construction

Building Richmond Harbor - Introduction
by Ciro Compagno

Building Richmond Harbor - Room Preparation Part 1
By Ciro Compagno

Building Richmond Harbor - Room Preparation Part 2
By Ciro Compagno

Building the Richmond Harbor- Layout Design
By Ciro Compagno

Building Richmond Harbor - Bench work
By Ciro Compagno

Building Richmond Harbor - Backdrop
By Ciro Compagno

Building Richmond Harbor – Sub roadbed - Part 1
By Ciro Compagno

Building Richmond Harbor – Sub roadbed - Part 2
By Ciro Compagno

Coving the corners on the old main line
By Jim Fawcett

Scenery

Modeling water with craft varnish
By Marc Pitanza

Building Richmond Harbor - Backdrop painting
By Ciro Compagno

Building Richmond Harbor - Cloud painting
By Ciro Compagno

Craft Paints and Model railroading - Prefect Together
By Bruce DeYoung MMR

Scenery, My Way - Part 1
By Norman Frowley, MMR

Scenery, My Way - Part 3
By Norman Frowley MMR

Scenery, My Way - Part 4
By Norman Frowley MMR

Scenery, My Way - Part 6
By Norman Frowley MMR

Scenery, My Way - Part 7
By Norman Frowley MMR

Electrical

Lighting the old main line
By Jim Fawcett

Other

Erie Lackawanna Northern Valley & Western
By Richard Ross

Jersey Mountain Lines
By Hal Stafany

Weehawken Quest
by Les Dahlstedt

Weehawken Quest Part 2
by Les Dahlstedt

Weehawken Quest part 3
by Les Dahlstedt



 


 

 

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