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!

Current Issue

January/February 2019

Volume 44, No. 6

Special Feature

Gn15 in a Spare Bedroom

by Larry Gant — A tramway to the Black Hills.


Log Cars for My On3 San Juan Timber Company

by Charles Goodrich, MMR — Trial and – success.

The Buffalo Creek & Gauley’s Dundon Shops

by Brooks Stover, MMR — Modeling a classic short line engine house in S scale.

The On30 Tidewater & Oak Grove Railroad

by Tony Hannold — A retired railroader’s dream.

Over the Rio Grande Southern in Sn3: a photo tour

by Dale Kreutzer, MMR — Part 3: Dolores to West Durango.

Quick Make Overs

by F. John Labarba — Altering die cast model vehicles.

A (Very) Little Bit of Colorado in HOn30/HOn18

by Scott Zieske — The fun started with $10.00 ….

The Mount Gretna Narrow Gauge Railway

by Bob Brown, MMR — Just a glimpse..

Layout Refinements

by Dr. Gregg Condon, MMR — Mudslide at Windy Point.

A Business Car for My On3 Colorado Central & Southern

by Dan Windolph — Colorado & Southern business car B-3.

Building The Ophir Flume

by Craig Symington, MMR — Adding a bit of “spice”.

The Narrow Gauge Scene

by Charlie Getz — The golden age of narrow gauge – the best of times.


CRS Trust Denver & Rio Grande Stock Cars

by Robert Stears

The J.S. Cain House, Bodie, California

by Neil A. Pfafman

Cornwall & Lebanon Railroad #12

by David Fletcher

Virginia & Truckee Railroad Combination Car Numbers 15 and 16

by Gary Caviglia



Robert’s Ramblings by Bob Brown, Editor

Pigeon Hole — Letters to the editor

In Brief — Small announcements, new items, and corrections

New in Review Model reviews

Book Reviews

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