JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2018: John Campbell created his 4-foot freelanced Fremont module to showcase a typical Colorado mining town of the 19th century. See this and more in the January-February issue of Narrow Gauge & Short Line Gazette!

Current Issue

January/February 2018

Volume 43, No. 6

Special Feature

L’Aubraie, Large Scale In A Small Space

by Bernard Junk — A challenge.


Betsy Lives

by Jim Schulz — Gazette Award, 37th National Narrow Gauge Convention, Denver, Colorado, 2017.

A Large-scale Modeler Looks For A Little Change

by John K. Landis — A contrast in scales.

My On30 Version Of Chama

by Mike Schrier — A new beginning.


by John Campbell, MMR — A fantasy Colorado mining town … with a history.

My HOn3 Rio Grande Southern Lizard Head Division, Part 3

by Gregg Condon, MMR — Burns Canyon to Silver Spur.

Along The Narrow Gauge

by Mallory Hope Ferrell — My historic photo album: the East Broad Top, part 5.

The Locomotive That Never Was

by Mallory Hope Ferrell — A sidebar.

The On30 Fiddletown & Copperopolis

by Bill Gould — An uncommon carrier, part 6: the Chamita coaling tower.

The Western Bay Railroad’s Aerial Ore Tram And Ore Dump

by Al Sohl, MMR — An impressive bit of scenery.

Scenery Techniques

by Craig Symington, MMR — Making aspen trees.

The Narrow Gauge Scene

by Charlie Getz — Durango press.


South Pacific Coast, Arcade Depot, San Jose, California

by Gary Caviglia

East Broad Top Railroad & Coal Company 2nd 4 CROMWELL

by David Fletcher

East Broad Top Railroad & Coal Company 11

by David Fletcher

C&S Cinder Car 04000

by Robert Stears

Chamita Coaling Tower

by Bill Gould

The Murphy House, Bodie, California

by Neil A. Pfafman


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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