Related links from Online station 2018 columns

February 2018

Model-railroading videos


New Duck End videos: youtube.com/channel/UCCQ_GXnO6xKc2fWb4fgkwBw/videos

The Ashes: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Ashes

The Reassembler: youtu.be/nuwjUZCSB2Y

An HO train with 243 cars: youtu.be/qtc__nxtQSc
April 2018 issue

Modeling-technique sites

Alternative to decal paper: youtu.be/IRgepSBdJLs

These videos demonstrate the physical properties (heat, impact, and torque resistance) of a large number of printable materials. Heat: youtu.be/soIwgQiOnAg  Torque: youtu.be/uWOFAK0QwRo  Impact: youtu.be/I_lHb-aizQ8

Reviews of several 3D printers: youtu.be/YzF5YnUuN4Q

Tapping and threading tutorial: makezine.com/2017/03/16/tapping-and-threading/

Parts tumbler: youtu.be/DGT20ghWMZA
June 2018 issue

Miscellaneous ideas

Buildings and Structures of American Railroads, an 1893 reference book for railroads. On archive.org, search for “buildings and structures of American railroads” and download a PDF file.

USDA Hardiness Zone Map: planthardiness.ars.usda.gov/PHZMWeb/

Arbor Day Foundation map: arborday.org/media/zones.cfm

Organic Gardening's
tips for adapting your garden to earlier springs and warmer temperatures: tinyurl.com/OrgGardWarm

Swing-motion trucks at the Railroad Museum at Ardenwood: spcrr.org/NARFGrantWheels.html

Swing-motion trucks in service: pacificng.com/imglib/main.php?g2_itemId=11889

August 2018

Having fun with model trains

Thomas the Tank Engine stunts: tinyurl.com/Thomas-stunts

Working model fireworks: youtu.be/TYCEAUA0_M0

74-mile railway: tinyurl.com/74-mile-railway
August 2018 issue

Workshop techniques

Mattel Vac-U-Form toy: youtu.be/lCvgvWiZNe8

Vacuum-form machine variants: youtu.be/Gx66mS7U2vY
youtu.be/Cacr1WeKOzY

Castable plastic “goop” solvent: tinyurl.com/CastableStyrene

Etched brass plates: youtu.be/7Op6H0C18tM

Etchant using salt water: youtu.be/TMf-tjnYI7o

Etchant using copper sulfate root killer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ANwnmT1PLH8
December 2018

Prototype railroads

Big Boy restoration project: atlasobscura.com/articles/where-can-i-see-big-boy-steam-locomotive

History Channel 10 Trains that Changed the World: history.com/news/10-trains-that-changed-the-world

Darjeeling Railway: youtu.be/1ILh9CLnp3E?t=1m17s

Train in Hanoi: atlasobscura.com/places/hanois-train-street and youtu.be/Dsi_ItK-j30

Vietnam market street: youtu.be/6MfkPHxKC9U

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