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Railmodel Journal , Volume 18, No. 11 April 2006

IN THIS ISSUE:


MODELING G.E. 'S "CONVERTIBLE" AC6044AC DIESELS, page 6 RAILROAD YARD-LIGHTING TOWERS, page 19 PENN CENTRAL GP9B FROM ATLAS OR PROTO 2000 MODELS, page 16 MILK TRAIN OPERATIONS, PART IV, page 42









NEW YORK CENTRAL PASSENGER CARS, page 40

ALL SCALES:
Time Capsule:


Layout Tor


Jim H art's 12 x 40-foot Pennsylvania RR, Octaroro Branch .....................26

I

Soo line Extra 3005 East at Bahank, Minnesota, July 17, 1954, by Ray and
Renee Grosser ......... .......... ................3

Freight Cars of the Sixti es:


Pennsylvania RR Class G31E 50-foot Gondola from Con-Cor's kit,
by Ed Bley .................................... 38

Milk Train Operations:


Milk Car and Creamery Operations in the Northeast, Part IV,
by John Neltrich .......... ........... ...........42

Passenger Modeling:


New York Central Cars from Walthers and Branchline kits, Mike Skibbe ' s cars from Walthers kits,
,

ON THE COVER: Jim Hart has patterned his 12

x

40-foot layout

HO SCALE:
Diesel Modeling:


by Andy '1arman ..........................40

after the Pennsylvania Railroad's Octaroro Branch in Eastern Pennsylvania in the fifties. The Pennsy E7 is a Broadway Limited import, with a Proto 2000 E9 on the Baltimore and Ohio mainline. A tour of his layout begins on page 26 of this issue. This is one of the layouts you can visit if you attend the NMRA National Convention in Philadelphia July 2-9, 2006

General Electric AC6044AC Kit Conversion from Broadway limited EMO sWl 500 as New Jersey Transit 502 from Athearn's kit,
by Matt Snell ....... ..... ....................39

b y Matt Kosic ...............................62

AC6000CW, by Steve Orlh .. .. . . .... . ...6


N

SCALE:



Diesels, One-Detail-At-A -Time:

EMO GP9B, Phase III, as Pennsylvania

(www.ij2006.org) . -Robert Schleicher photo

RR 3807 and 3811 from Atlas models,
by Louis A. Marre .. . ..................... 16

Locomotive Performance:


Athearn EMO S038 Test Report,
by Dean Windsor . . . ... . . .. . . .. ....... ... . . .... 12

Passenger Modeling:


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MODELING from the PROTOTYPE

New York Central Cars from Walthers and Brancline kits,
by Andy Harman ..........................40



Summary of all previous L ocomotive Performance Test Reports ..............60

Freight Cars of The Fifties:


Mike Skibbe ' s cars from Con-Cor kits,
by Matt Kosic .................................. 62 Locomotive Performance:

Pennsylvania RR "Patched Side " X29 Box Cars from Red Caboose kits,
by Richard Hendrickson . . .... ... . ..... . .. . 14

Diesels, One-Detail-At-A-Time:


Summary of all previous Locomotive Performance Test Reports ................60

EMO GP9B, Phase III, as Pennsylvania. RR 3807 and 3811 from Atlas models ,
by Louis A. Marre .... . . . . . . .......... . . ....... 16

Departments:
Calendar ... : .................................... 58 W hat's New .................................... 63
,

Modeling From The Prototype:


Scratch building RR Yard-lighting Towers, by V.S. Roseman ............... 19

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