NASG Dispatch Articles: M.O.W. Equipment

A Converted Track Cleaner

Issue:
2018 #4 July
Page:
12
Author:
Edwin C. Kirstatter
Description:

The author builds a super-structure (a B&O U-2 Unloader) on top of a Centerline Products track cleaner, so that it can remain on the layout without being so obvious.

B&O Iron Scale Test Car

Issue:
2018 #5 September
Page:
27
Author:
Edwin C. Kirstatter
Description:

The author describes the purpose behind this car, and then shows how he modeled it. Includes prototype photo and a scaled drawing, and several construction photos.

Converting an Old S Gauge 2-bay Hopper into an Ice Breaker Car

Issue:
2015 #2 March
Page:
8
Author:
Ray Garbee
Description:

The author describes how he added a structure to an American Flyer hopper car to model this car. Construction photos are included.

Get the Big Hook!

Issue:
2018 #1 January
Page:
12
Author:
Bill Pyper
Description:

Both prototype and model photos of large cranes used to deal with wrecks on the railroad. More photos are shown on page 39 of the online PDF edition.

Making an S Scale MOW Crane

Issue:
2014 #2 April
Page:
20
Author:
Edwin C. Kirstatter
Description:

The author takes a Lionel American Flyer Maintenance-of-way crane and kit-bashes it into a very nice model.

Scale Test Cars

Issue:
2018 #5 September
Page:
42
Author:
Bill Pyper
Description:

A collection of prototype photos of scale-testing cars.

The 'S'traight & Narrow

Issue:
1999 #5 October
Page:
24
Author:
David Heine
Description:

This column covers how to model a rotary snowplow in Sn3. Includes several model photos.

The 'S'traight & Narrow

Issue:
1999 #6 December
Page:
13
Author:
David Heine
Description:

This time the author covers what is available in two-foot narrow-gauge in S.

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