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May / June 2020

VOLUME 54 NUMBER 3 FEATURES: Build a Duplex Steam Pump - Part 1 by JOAN LLUCH An Automatic Signal System for a Backyard Railroad by RAY GROSSER The Ashton Valve Co. by RICK ASHTON Building the Lombard Hauler - Part 11B Boiler by CHRIS RUEBY Etching Custom Plates by CHRIS RUEBY Rio Grande K-27 - [...]

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March / April 2020

VOLUME 54 NUMBER 2 FEATURES: The Diverse Live Steam Clubs of France by J. J. PAQUES Building 7.5-inch Gauge Switches - Part 2 by JOE FARROW The Hornsby Steam Crawler by JAY WOLKOWISKI How to Lay Out an Oblique Conical Boiler Jacket Course by KOZO HIRAOKA Rio Grande K-27 - Part 33B Air Piping by [...]

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January / February 2020

VOLUME 54 NUMBER 1 FEATURES: A Gathering of H-10s at Mill Creek Central's 20th Anniversary Meet by RAY GROSSER An EMD SD70Ace in 3/4-inch Scale by CHUCK BALMER Raising Steam by KEITH STERNBERG Building 7.5-inch Gauge Switches - Part 1 by JOE FARROW Rio Grande K-27 - Part 33A Air Compressor Details by KOZO HIRAOKA [...]

By | 2019-12-30T20:33:10-05:00 December 30th, 2019|Current Issue|0 Comments

November / December 2019

VOLUME 53 NUMBER 6 FEATURES: Model Steam Traction Engines by LES PROPER Rio Grande K-27 - Part 32 Lubricator by KOZO HIRAOKA A 21st Century Handcar Model - Part 3 Conclusion by ED HUME Building the Lombard Hauler - Part 10B Engines by CHRIS RUEBY The Editor's Workshop - Eccentric Strap Jig by DAVID BRUSH [...]

By | 2019-10-17T00:31:02-04:00 October 17th, 2019|Current Issue|0 Comments

September / October 2019

VOLUME 53 NUMBER 5 FEATURES: Animated Steam - Farewell (For Now) by JAN-ERIC NYSTROM A 21st Century Handcar Model Part 2 by ED HUME My Engineer's Car by KEN SCHROEDER Rio Grande K-27 Part 31 - Water Piping by KOZO HIRAOKA Building the Lombard Hauler Part 10A - Engine Valve Gear by CHRIS RUEBY Dreams [...]

By | 2019-08-16T00:24:38-04:00 August 16th, 2019|Current Issue|0 Comments

July / August 2019

VOLUME 53 NUMBER 4 FEATURES: A 21st Century Handcar Model Part 1 by ED HUME Full Steam Ahead by GERALD LEE Making Queen Posts by JEFF HARTMANN Rio Grande K-27 Part 30 - Whistle by KOZO HIRAOKA Our New Truss Bridge by CHUCK FINNILA The Gemini MkIII High-Speed Steam Engine by GRAHAM MEEK Building the [...]

By | 2019-06-13T23:23:45-04:00 June 13th, 2019|Current Issue|0 Comments

May / June 2019

VOLUME 53 NUMBER 3 FEATURES: A Seven-Cylinder Hot Air Engine by JERRY GROVES A Backyard Foundry for Sand Casting - Part 2 Molds & Castings by CHUCK BALMER The Celebration at Maricopa Live Steamers by JOHN DRAFTZ Vendor Spotlight: Godshall's Custom Machining by RAY GROSSER Building the Lombard Hauler - Part 8 Steering Gear by [...]

By | 2019-04-15T14:10:00-04:00 April 15th, 2019|Current Issue|0 Comments

March / April 2019

VOLUME 53 NUMBER 2 FEATURES: The Evolution of the Finger Lakes Live Steamers by TIM GUENTHER A Backyard Foundry for Sand Casting - Part 1 Furnace by CHUCK BALMER Why Two-inch Scale? by DENIS LARRICK The Uintah in G-scale - Part 10 Conclusion by BILL ALLEN Going Injector-only in One-inch Scale by NATHAN REED Building [...]

By | 2019-02-21T01:01:29-05:00 February 21st, 2019|Current Issue|0 Comments

January / February 2019

VOLUME 53 NUMBER 1 FEATURES: The Train Mountain 2018 Triennial by DAVID BRUSH with STEVEN DIEHL A 2018 Triennial Photo Album by MICHELLE R MOORE Locomotive Wheel Quartering by F. AXTELL KRAMER Building the Lombard Hauler - Part 6 Chains by CHRIS RUEBY The Schroeder Shay by KEN SCHROEDER Rio Grande K-27 - Part 28 [...]

By | 2018-12-08T15:12:33-05:00 December 6th, 2018|Current Issue|0 Comments

November / December 2018

VOLUME 52 NUMBER 6 FEATURES: Building the New "Tom Thumb" - Part 32 Conclusion, Firing the Engine by BILL SHIELDS AND TIM VAUGHAN The 2018 Cabin Fever Expo by TODD AND JENNIFER SESTERO Piston Rings and How I Make Them by MATT JEFFERY Building the PSC Steel Reefer Kit by RAY GROSSER The Uintah in [...]

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