Vol. 4, No. 1 January / February 1988  Issue Select 
Issue Details
Cover Title: Headlights and Backup Lights
Cover Subtitle: Part 1: Steam Locomotives
On the Cover: Class J
Articles In This Issue
Society News - Unknown Unknown
Headlights and Backup Lights / Part 1: Steam Locomotives - Thomas D. Dressler; Douglas A. Andre'
  Drawing N&W Auxiliary Tender (Unknown)
  Drawing Tender light cables (Unknown)
  Photo The half round switch in the upper right hand corner of the photo is the control used by the N&W. Note the resistor mounted atop the combination headlight/backup light control. The rectangular box just behind the overhead "Grapevine" throttle is a fuse box. Dom't miss the other conduits and junction boxes. (Tom Dressler Collection)
Book Mini-Survey - Rick Stone
The Tender - Mason Y. Cooper
  Photo Ex-Virginian tender rests at an abandoned coal mine east of Bud, WV. The road in the left background is Route 10. (Mason Cooper Photo)
  Photo This side view of the tender clearly shows the well preserved Virginian lettering (Mason Cooper Photo)
  Photo A closeup of the rear of the tender shows the ?02 roadnumber. The closer you look at the first digit, the more possibilities it seems to suggest. (Mason Cooper Photo)
Current News - Robert G. Bowers; Mason Y. Cooper; William E. Griffin; Ken Borg
Product Review / N&W 611 Serving Tray - Thomas D. Dressler
  Photo This photograph shows the front and reverse sides of the Bryan Station 611 tray. (Tom Dressler Collection)
Drawing Index - Unknown Unknown
  Chart Drawing Index Sheets 1 and 2 (Unknown)
Videptape Review / N&W + SOU +NS Diesels - Joe Kantz
Modeler's Corner / Editor Commentary - Thomas D. Dressler
Kit Review / Funaro & Camerlengo Virginian "Battleship" Gondola - James Nichols
  Photo This 3/4 view shows the massive size HO car that can be constructed with a little effort from the Funaro & Camerlengo kit (Jim Nichols photo)
  Photo The underside of the Funaro & Camerlengo gondola kit shows the amount of detailing possible. The trucks are an old pair of Athearn 6 wheel Buckeyes which are pertty close to those used on the prototype.  (Jim Nichols photo)
Product Review / HO Custom Decal Set fo NW Slug Units - Thomas D. Dressler
  Photo Decal Set (Unknown)
Free Interchange - Michael Gresham
Norfolk & Western Railway Standard Ballast Sections - N&W Railway
Vol. 4, No. 1 January / February 1988  Issue Select