NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2022: Mike May and Robert Bell collaborate to convert a pair of Australian diesels into White Pass & Yukon Route no. 81—each in his own way. Rob Bell has Part 5 of his series on White Pass locomotives with the railroad’s only Climax. Check out our gallery of contest winners from the 42nd National Narrow Gauge Convention is followed by Peter Replinger’s story about the 42-inch gauge Pelton Company incline. Gregg Condon, MMR, shows you how to add different kinds of trains to enhance your operating sessions. Dan Windolph built an O scale model of the Colorado & Southern’s Forks Creek Eating House for his On3 layout. All this and more in the November/December 2022 Narrow Gauge & Short Line Gazette!

Locomotives of the White Pass & Yukon Route: Part 5, The Climax of the Story

Locomotives of the White Pass & Yukon Route: Part 5, The Climax of the Story

White Pass & Yukon Route’s only Climax geared locomotive came from second-hand Colorado and was used in the construction of the line.


Two Models of White Pass & Yukon No. 81 in HOn3

Two Models of White Pass & Yukon No. 81 in HOn3

White Pass & Yukon 81 was a one-of-a-kind diesel that provided an excellent modeling challenge for two hobbyists on opposite ends of the globe.


Berkshire Valley Models Fire Wagon Kit in O

Berkshire Valley Models Fire Wagon Kit in O

This new O scale kit from Berkshire Valley Models assembles into a nicely detailed model of a turn-of-the-century hook-and-ladder fire wagon.


Leadville Designs D&RGW 3000-Series Boxcar Kit in HOn3

Leadville Designs D&RGW 3000-Series Boxcar Kit in HOn3

Leadville Designs offers a new craftsman  kit for the 3000-series boxcar as originally built for the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad in 1903 in HO, S, and O.


Cardboard?

Cardboard?

Exploring the joys of scale modeling with cardboard, and a brief summary of the activities at the 42nd National Narrow Gauge Convention.


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