MAY/JUNE 2018: We visit Placerville on Gregg Condon’s HOn3 Rio Grande Southern Lizard Head Division. All this and more in the May/June issue of the Narrow Gauge & Short Line Gazette!

Current Issue

May/June 2018

Volume 44, No. 2

Special Feature

Building A Turpentine Still

by Bruce Treloar — A small uncommon industry


Maintenance-of-way Equipment on My On3 Colorado Central & Southern

by Dan Windolph — Part 1: Flanger 015

Computer-printed Cardstock Buildings

by Dieter Jaeger — Using your camera and computer

The On30 Ohio & Crooked Creek Railroad

by Paul Powell — A century of railroad history in a small garage

My Colorado & Southern Railroad

by Dave Ditmer — A portion of the Clear Creek Division in HOn3

Albion’s Barge

by Bob Bennett — Nautical detail

Along The Narrow Gauge

by Mallory Hope Ferrell — My historic photo album: Nevada County narrow gauge, part 2

Carter Brothers Car Kits

by Mallory Hope Ferrell — A sidebar

The On30 Fiddletown & Copperopolis

by Bill Gould — An uncommon carrier, part 8: a small coaling or transfer station

My HOn3 Rio Grande Southern Lizard Head Division, Part 5

by Gregg Condon, MMR — Through Placerville to Vanadium

My HO Scale Ophir Depot

by Craig Symington, MMR — At last

The Narrow Gauge Scene

by Charlie Getz — Things to do in the Twin Cities 38th National Narrow Gauge Convention


Ferry-Train Terminal, South Pacific Coast, Alameda Pier Arcade, California

by Gary Caviglia

Nevada County Narrow Gauge 2

by David Fletcher

Nevada County Narrow Gauge 3

by David Fletcher

Small Coaling Or Transfer Station

by Bill Gould

Plymouth “Contractor’s” Locomotive

by Bill Gould

C&S St. Charles Refrigerator Car 1120

by Robert Stears

The Blacksmith Shop At The Standard Mill, 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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