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RAILROADING

MODEL

August 1998
VOLUME 28 NUMBER
8

FEATURES
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T FREIGHTCAROLOGY

General American's Other Freight Cars - Part 2: Plastics, Kaolin & Grain Cars and Miscella neous Covered Hoppers, Reefers & Hoppers
by David G. Casdorph

50

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Modeling Appalachian Streamliners Capturing the Character of Clinchfield F Units
by John Welther

24 30

T Modeling an Atlantic Coast Line EMD FP7 by Jim Six T MODELING MODERN INTERMODAL

55

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DIESEL DETAIL CLOSE-UP

Vans and Cans - Boxcars of the '90s REAZ Green Braes, Shades of the BN Modeling with the Accurail 45' Van & A-Line Universal Floor
by Gary Walton

Gulf, Mobile & Ohio (GM&O) Alco FA1/FB1
by Rich Picariello

58 62

T

Early Intermodal - The Circus Connection
by Larry E. Smith, MMR

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BEHIND THE SCENES

36 44

T

Keith Mader's Wentworth Valley System
by Bob Boudreau

A Matter of Proportion
by Margaret Mansfield

T The Early SD Units - Part 11:

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ON TRACK

MRL, NKP, N&W and NWP
by George Melvin

The Other Helix
by Jim Mansfield

DEPARTMENTS
5 T Editorial 9 T Letters to the Editor 12 T New Products 17 T Product Reviews 20 T Society Page 65 T Dealer Directory 73 T Your Trek Plan 78 T Advertiser Index ABOUT THE COVER

John Wei tiler's impressive Clinchfield F7 A number 809 d isplays its distinctive Clinchfiel d characteristics. Turn to page 50 for a look at how John modeled this and two other Clinchfield F units. P hoto by John Hi tzeman . INSET: A V C&L B L2 eases over an unloading trestle at the pal let plant in Beaver River on Keith Mader's Wentworth Val ley System. Starting on page 36, Bob Boudreau takes us for a tour of thi s "island empire" layout with its myriad of scratchbuilt structures. P hoto by Bob Bo udreau.

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