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Kalmbach Model Railroader Magazine November 2019


Kalmbach Model Railroader Magazine

November 2019


Bringing large scales indoors

This 31x34 foot model railroad re-creates the Rio Grande Southern in 1:20.3

By Lou Sassi

How to build a working coal tower

This O scales structure adds interest to a compact model railroad

Peter Kirmond

A place on the Pennsy, circa 1955

A rural Pennsylvania setting showcases meticulously detailed locomotives, rolling stock, and stuctures

By Paul J. Dolkos

Sketchup for backdrops

Once you have a 3-D computer model, these steps can turn it into a realistic background image

By Alex Marchand

New York Central River Division in HO scale

This 11 x 30-foot track plan replicates the action of the West Shore Line in the 1950s

By Robert Sprague

Two for the price of one

With the addition of a birth of wood and a few details, a Banta Modelworks O scale kit yielded a house and an ice shack

By Bob Bennett