Vol. 5, No. 2 March / April 1989  Issue Select 
Issue Details
Cover Title: Modern Steam Engine Facilities
Cover Subtitle: N&W Streamlines Steam Servicing
On the Cover: Concrete, combination sand plant and coaling facility same the road 30 to 35 minutes in fueling engines
Articles In This Issue
Society News - Unknown Unknown
Modern Steam Engine Facilities / N&W Streamlines Steam Servicing - Dean A. Freytag; Lloyd Foster, Jr.
  Photo Engine house interiors are heated by steam radiant heating system in the concrete floors and a series of unit heaters. Both inside and outside inspection pits are so heated and lighted by fixtures recessed in the walls. Machine shop in background is adequately equipped to render light repairs to steam locomotives (Modern Railroads photo)
  Drawing Engine terminal arrangement, no location given (unknown)
  Photo Looking south, the east side of the engine house faces the yard trackage. Although some of the windows have been blocked up, the ventilators are the same as in the 1950's photo (Lloyd Foster, Jr, 1987)
  Photo This photo looks south, approximately at what the steam locomotives would have been seeing in the magazine photo. No sign of a coaling tower now!! (Lloyd Foster, Jr.)
  Photo Looking north, the west side of the building has most of its doors and windows blocked up today (Lloyd Foster Jr, 1987)
  Photo New enginehouse at Winston-Salem (pictured above) and Pulaski are brick, fire proof construction and features "through" service tracks. Engines are turned on a loop track instead of turntable. Shops, oilhouse, storehouse, offices and washroom facilities are in building at right. Note ventilators on roofs of both buildings (Modern railroads photo)
Pocahontas Paint Shop - Chris Toth
Current News - Robert G. Bowers
Cavalier Swapper - Chris Toth
Video Review / The Big Power - Thomas D. Dressler
Powhatan Modeler - Thomas D. Dressler
Product Review / Integrated Signal Systems - Thomas D. Dressler
  Photo The Integrated Signal System N&W postiion light signal is a high quality addition to your HO scale layout. Note the brass tube protruding from the bottom for ease of mounting on your layout (Tom Dressler photo)
Product review / Rail Power Products GE C32-8 - Chris Toth
  Photo The completed NS C39-8 model, built by Chris Toth of NS Prototype Models using the Rail Power Products body on an Atherarn mechanism (Tom Dressler photo)
  Photo NS Prototype Models owner Chris Toth recently completed this fine NS C39-8 model using the Rail Products styrene body on an Athearn underframe (Tom Dressler photo)
Product review / Dremel Freewheeler Cordless Moto-Tool - Thomas D. Dressler
Gondola / Class G-12d - Unknown Unknown
  Drawing Gondola, Class G-12d (NW Mechanical Department 10/4/74)
Vol. 5, No. 2 March / April 1989  Issue Select