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ARTICLE TITLE

DESCRIPTION

PUB

MONTH-YEAR

Middletown & Mystic Mines RR  Article for 2009 NMRA Hartford Convention

SR

Mar-2009

Don Clerke Memorial Bridge The problems of installing Don's bridge on my layout 

 MR

Aug-2002

Forced Perspective   Distance is simulated by reducing the sizes of  background structures and trees

MR

Dec-1999

Distant Pines

Create pine trees for background/backdrop separation using window screening

MR

Aug-1999

Sign Change

Mini-scene describing a billboard sign change 

NGG

Sep-1998

Car Trouble Mini-scene of a automobile under repair by modifying a Jordan car with the hood up

NGG

 Jan-1998

How to Plant Weeds    A modified spring clamp to hold Woodland Scenic weeds and planting techniques

MR

Apr-1997

Incident on Depot Road

Mini-scene describing spilled apples from a horse drawn wagon on Depot Road

NGG

Nov-1996

A Station for Middletown   (COVER) Turn of the century brick station modeled after the prototype that once stood in Middletown

MR

May-1996

The Other Side of Town

An urban scene using commercial and scratch built structures (Dave Bascom's layout)

MR

Jul-1992

Hartford Workshop Birthday Gifts Whimsical gifts made for each member as they celebrated their 50th birthday

MR

Apr-1990

Franklin & Manchester Progress  (COVER)

A photo story of George Sellios and his famous Franklin & Manchester RR layout

MR

Mar-1990

Urban Scenery  An in depth article on modeling a small city using compression, mirrors, and "fool the eye" techniques  

MR

Jul-1989

Working Street Light Modifying Campbell plastic street  lights 

MR

Mar-1989  

Modeling Tenements  (COVER) Modeling track side tenements with their back yard laundry 

MR

Feb-1989

Building Demolition  (COVER) Modeling a fire-damaged structure under demolition 

MR

Aug-1988 

50+ Years of Scratch Building A photo story of the craftsmanship of Bill Hoffman and his 50 years of scratch building in O scale

MR

Sep-1986

Modeling a Small Scrap Yard Utilizing a pie-shaped area on my layout for a scrap yard

RMC

Mar-1986

Making Signs for the Layout   Sign making techniques utilizing dry transfers,  copiers, paper sign preparation, making your own decals, etc.

MR

Feb-1986

Six Buildings From Three Utilizing unused sides from DPM structures to make more structures

MR

Feb-1984

Hartford Workshop Revisited Update on the progress of member's layouts

MR

May-1982

Upgrading a Varney Dockside            (COVER)

I describe, along with Harold Horner, how Harold modified my first loco with flywheel and sound

MR

Feb-1981

Sterlingworth Hopper Car-1900 My first car article and first attempt using styrene

MR

Jan-1978

Build a Backdrop Collage Using magazine cutouts, pasted on the backdrop  

MR

Oct-1975

Perkins Produce Project   Freelanced frame structure built on an embankment 

MR

Dec-1974

Scenic Problem Solved Disguising a track that enters the backdrop

MR

Jan-1971

How to Hide a Column  (COVER) Use of 6 1/2 foot mountain and timber trestle

MR

Jul-1969

The Hartford Workshop    Informal group of modelers in Connecticut

MR

Jul-1969

Scenery Made Easy Basics and details of scenery

RMC

Jul-1964

Leaning Coal Silos Wooden coal silos, that lean, modeled after an actual structure that once stood in Middlefield, CT

RMC

May-1961

Country Freight Station Clapboard freight station modeled from one that once stood in Wethersfield, CT

MR

Jul-1954

Battery Shop An old brick structure, once a livery, modeled from the prototype that once stood in Middletown, CT

MR

Nov-1952