MAY/JUNE 2019: Read about Mike May’s HOn3 model of a White Pass & Yukon flatcar especially made to haul 80-foot-long pipe sections for a pipeline; Bill Allen’s scratchbuilt, 1:32 scale live steam model of the Oregon Pony; a neat way Jack Burgess installs HO scale open turnbuckles on truss rods; Lind Wickersham’s realistically detailed O scale Gilpin Tram water tank; Dan Windolph continues his series on scratchbuilding On3 passenger cars, with a neat way to make roofs and sides; and well-known logging author, Pete Replinger, begins a series on logging railroads with some small lines near the Hood Canal in Washington state. All this and more in the May/June 2019 issue of Narrow Gauge & Short Line Gazette!

Building a White Pass & Yukon Railroad Pipe Flatcar in HOn3

Building a White Pass & Yukon Railroad Pipe Flatcar in HOn3

In anticipation of hauling materials for the potential construction of a major pipeline originating from Alaska’s northern oil fields, the White Pass & Yukon Railroad rebuilt a flatcar to accommodate enormous 80-foot-long sections of 56-inch diameter pipe.


Colorado & Southern Business Car B-3 in On30

Colorado & Southern Business Car B-3 in On30

After purchasing a set of exquisite custom-made castings some years ago, I finally decided the time had come to build Colorado & Southern Business Car B-3.


Wondercutter

Wondercutter

When I saw the Wondercutter in my latest Micro-Mark catalog, I knew I had to try one, because cutting with an X-Acto knife was getting difficult for me.


Stoney Creek Designs Main Street Merchants in O Scale

Stoney Creek Designs Main Street Merchants in O Scale

Stoney Creek Designs sells three O scale kits in their 2018 Main Street Merchants series. The kits include a Meat Market and Real Estate Office, a Tin Shop and Pool Hall, and a little Book Store.


Cobwebs

Cobwebs

Inspiration for a model of a unique logging crane come from the cobwebs of memory.


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