Using paper copies of locomotive diagrams, the author describes how he "paper-dolled" the engine together by cutting out pieces from the diagrams. Includes the "kitbashed" diagram, and a photo of the finished locomotive.
The author shows how he scratchbuilt the interior, with figures, for the American Models GG-1.
Photos of prototype urban rapid transit rail service.
Having left the East coast in 1964 to move to the West coast, the author's visit to the east has him noticing everything that once was is no more.
This brief article describes how to build a pantograph hold-down to keep the American Models' GG1 from snagging something above the tracks.
The author describes how he built a New Haven EP5 from various parts, including an American Models FP7 chassis.
In light of Lionel's release of this locomotive, this article covers the prototype history of this engine. Includes a photo of Lionel's model, and a scale drawing of the prototype engine.
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