NASG Dispatch Articles: Cabooses

A.F Penn-Central Caboose Conversion

Issue:
1987 #4 Fall
Page:
5
Author:
Gale Hall
Description:

A short article on how to do the conversion.

Caboose Kitbash

Issue:
1996 #2 April
Page:
10
Author:
Michael Sulzbach
Description:

Using the American Models baywindow caboose, the author kitbashes it into a B&O I-17 model. Includes a parts list, construction photos, and detail diagrams.

DCC Installation of a Smoke Unit and Lighting in an American Models Wood-sided Caboose

Issue:
2009 #6 December
Page:
11
Author:
Al Castellani
Description:

This brief article describes the process the author went through and includes several construction photos.

Industrial Rail S Caboose

Issue:
2000 #2 April
Page:
16
Author:
Jeff Madden
Description:

The ATSF caboose is labeled as "O-27", but the author claims that its dimensions scale out to S-scale nearly perfectly. The article covers how to modify the model, and includes photos.

Jersey Central Caboose ... An A.F. Conversion

Issue:
1989 #2 April
Page:
21
Author:
Gary Mueller
Description:

The author describes how he took an A.F. #630 or 638 caboose and converted it into a CNJ model.

Short & Easy

Issue:
1993 #6 December
Page:
27
Author:
Kent Singer
Description:

Additional details that Mike Sulzbach added to the underframe of an American Models bay window caboose. Includes detail diagrams.

Short and Easy

Issue:
1996 #2 April
Page:
25
Author:
Kent Singer
Description:

This brief article describes how David Avedesian made his AF action caboose run smooth and quiet.

SP Caboose Model and Plans

Issue:
2005 #2 April
Page:
10
Author:
Art Armstrong
Description:

Photos and scale drawings of the SP C-30-3 caboose, as scratchbuilt by the author out of styrene and brass.

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