The reader is to identify the prototype depots shown in the 6 photos.
After describing the history and fundamentals of prototype turntables, the author describes in step-by-step instructions how to build a turntable. Includes prototype photos, construction diagrams, construction photos, and a materials list. More photos can be found on page 33 of this PDF version of this issue.
Englewood Station in Chicago. The author shares photos of the model he built, prototype photos, the track arrangement at the station (four railroads intersected there), and a track plan for his 22'x26' HO-scale that modeled the area along with a photo.
A one-page scale drawing of a small freight depot as found on the Port Louis & Northern team track.
Type C depots were for communities that no longer had an assigned railroad agent. They were only slightly bigger than a shed. Includes several prototype photos and drawings.
The editor contemplates which plastic structures the major manufacturers could produce that would be of benefit to S-scale modelers, preferably ready-to-run.
Photos of and around the South Bend, Indiana Union Station, as well as its history and the area's track diagram.
John Tomlinson's layout has an under-the-tracks pedestrian walkway that is described in this article. Includes photos and diagrams.
Drawings of the depot at this location.
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