SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2021: This issue, Adrian Garner describes his unique 7mm scale American Magnesium Monorail locomotive and yes, it runs. Bob Bennett surveys his roster of On30 railcars, and Johnny Graybeal continues his series on East Tennessee & Western North Carolina locomotives with No. 28. Peter Replinger has an article on the Santa Cruz Lumber Co., while Mike May shows you how to make animated switch stands. Gregg Condon, MMR, shows how he added tall grass to his layout, and Dan Windolph continues his series on building an On3 Jull snowplow. All this and more in the September/October 2021 Narrow Gauge & Short Line Gazette!

The West Side Lumber Co. in Sn3: Part 1

The West Side Lumber Co. in Sn3: Part 1

My primary goal was to construct a lay-out that would capture the “flavor” of the prototype West Side Lumber Co., but not be another “boring logging layout.”


Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 537: A 1:20.3 Scale Three-Foot Gauge 2-8-0

Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 537: A 1:20.3 Scale Three-Foot Gauge 2-8-0

Burlington 2-8-0 537 had outside frames with brake rods exposed under the driver counter-weights, a long smoke box, Burlington-style cuckoo clock headlight, and a bear trap spark arrester.


Class 10 2-6-2T Trench Engine in On30 by Bachmann Trains

Class 10 2-6-2T Trench Engine in On30 by Bachmann Trains

Given the wide spread sale of surplus Vulcan and Davenport locomotives after the war, this 2-6-2T Trench Engine is very useful for freelance layouts.


Wondercutter

Wondercutter

When I saw the Wondercutter in my latest Micro-Mark catalog, I knew I had to try one, because cutting with an X-Acto knife was getting difficult for me.


Why Would Anyone Not…?

Why Would Anyone Not…?

I was fortunate to have visited several of the old California logging lines, and they have influenced my modeling for more than 70 years.


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