JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2020: Gregg Condon continues his series on Layout Refinements by describing how to add a handcar set-off track to your layout. Gary Bothe describes how he combined an On30 Bachmann observation car and Porter 0-4-0 into an interesting steam rail car. Gail E. Dunning shares his HO gauge rotary snowplow, and Steve and Laurie Bradley describe their HOn3 Southern Pacific narrow gauge layout. Brooks Stover tells how he built J.G. Bradley’s home in S scale. Bob Bennett builds a Maine 2-foot enclosed water tank, and Dan Windolph begins a series on scratchbuilding an On3 locomotive. You can also find out how Craig Symington builds HOn3 stub turnouts, and find information on a 20-inch gauge line in Patagonia found by Charlie Getz on his travels. All this and more in the January/February issue of Narrow Gauge & Short Line Gazette!
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.
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.