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MODELING ARTICLES


NHRHTA Publications:

The NHRHTA has published the following items on modeling the New Haven:

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Volume 7 Issue 1 (Winter) 1976
  • "Modeling the Y4-a" -- Discusses how to kitbash an HO-scale New Haven steam yard switcher. 4 pages with photos and diagrams.
Volume 8 Issue 2 (Spring) 1977
  • "Modeling the New Haven: HO Scale N.H. 40660 Series Cushion-Underframe Box Car" -- 1 page with photos.
  • "Converting the AHM Standard 12-1 Pullman to a New Haven 8-1-3" -- How to kitbash an HO-scale New Haven heavyweight sleeper. 4 pages with diagrams and photos.
Volume 8 Issue 3 (Summer) 1977
  • "Modeling the New Haven: Modeling the N.H. State of Maine Box Cars" -- 1/2 page with photo.
Volume 8 Issue 4 (Fall) 1977
  • "Modeling the New Haven: Modeling the New Haven Covered Hoppers" -- Tips on kitbashing the Model Die Casting HO-scale two-bay covered hopper into a New Haven 117000-117014 series covered hopper. 3 page with photos and diagrams.
Volume 9 Issue 1 (Winter) 1978
  • "Modeling the New Haven: The 'Black Door' Cars - A One-Night Project" -- The 40-foot script herald baxcars with black doors. 1 page with photo.
Volume 9 Issue 2 (Spring) 1978
  • "Modeling the New Haven: 4028 - 4055 Series Multiple Unit Cars Via the Kit-bashing Route" -- 2 pages with diagrams and photos.
Volume 9 Issue 3 (Summer) 1978
  • "Modeling the New Haven: Modeling a Valley Line Station - Wethersfield, CT" -- 3 pages with diagrams and photos.
Volume 9 Issue 4 (Fall) 1978
  • "Modeling the New Haven: The 40-Foot 'DF' Box Cars" -- 1 page with diagram and photos.
Volume 10 Issue 3 1979
  • "Modeling the New Haven U25Bs" -- Discusses kitbashing Athearn's HO-scale U28B kit. 2 pages with diagrams and photos.
Volume 10 Issue 4 1979
  • "Modeling the New Haven Stainless Steel Cars" -- Discusses kitbashing Athearn's HO-scale streamline coach kits. 4 pages with diagrams and photos.
Volume 11 Issue 1 1980
  • "Modeling the New Haven: Brass Models...Let's Do It Right!" -- Discusses the recently released HO-sclae Custom Brass I-4, Custom Brass I-5 and Empire Midland G-4. 2 pages with photos.
Volume 11 Issue 2 1980
  • "Modeling the New Haven: First Place Contest Winner HO-Scale FL-9" -- Discusses winners of the NHRHTA 1980 annual modeling contest. 1 pages with photos.
Volume 11 Issue 3 1980
  • "Modeling the New Haven GP-9s" -- Discusses kitbashing Athearn's HO-scale GP-9 model. 3 pages with photos and diagrams.
Volume 11 Issue 4 1980
  • "Modeling the New Haven: Rebuilt DL-109s" -- Discusses how to modify the Hallmark HO-scale brass DL-109 with the original car side confiuration to the post-war rebuilt car side configuration. 6 pages with photos and diagram.
Volume 12 Issue 1 1981
  • "Modeling the New Haven: Review...Brass Models" -- Reviews of the HO-scale Key Imports J-1, Custom Brass NE-4 caboose and Custom Brass R-3a. 5 pages with photos and diagram.
Volume 12 Issue 2 1981
  • "Modeling the New Haven Open Hoppers" -- Suggestions on how to kitbash exisiting HO-scale hopper car kits to build accurate New Haven models. 5 pages with photos, classification data and rosters.
Volume 12 Issue 3 1981
  • "Modeling the New Haven's Alco C-425s" -- Details on how to kitbash an AHM HO-scale C-424 to create a model of a New Haven Alco C-425. 4 pages with photos and diagram.
Volume 12 Issue 4 1981
  • "Modeling the New Haven's Alco PA 2000 H.P. Diesel" -- Details on how to customize Athearn's HO-scale PA-1. 4 pages with photos and diagram.
Volume 13 Issue 1 1982
  • "Modeling the New Haven's Danbury Turntable" -- 5 pages with photos and diagrams.
Volume 13 Issue 2 1982
  • "A Review of the Latest Edition of Walther's New Haven Decals" -- 1 page.
  • "Modeling the New Haven with Lionel" -- Using Lionel cars and locomotives to model the New Haven. 3 pages with photos.
Volume 13 Issue 3 1982
  • "Modeling the New Haven's Alco HH600" -- Instructions on how to kitbash an HO-scale Alco HH600. 5 pages with photos and diagram.
Volume 13 Issue 4 1982
  • "Modeling the New Haven's H-16-44s" -- Instructions on how to kitbash Athearn's HO-scale Fairbanks Morse Trainmaster (H-24-66) into a New Haven H-16-44. 5-1/3 pages with photos and diagram.
  • "E&B Valley's 8600 Coach" -- Review of this HO-scale kit. 2/3 page with photo.
Volume 14 Issue 1 1983
  • "Modeling the New Haven's Danbury Sanding Towers" -- 3 pages with photos and diagrams.
Volume 14 Issue 2 1983
  • "Modeling the New Haven's Providence Tool Train" -- Prototype photos are presented as a modeling challenge. 2 pages with photos.
Volume 14 Issue 3 1983
  • "Modeling the New Haven: Backdating the Custom Brass EP-1" -- Customizations to improve the look of the HO scale Custom Brass EP-1. 3 pages with photos and diagrams.
Volume 14 Issue 4 1983
  • "Modeling the New Haven: Midway's Water Tank" -- Instructions on how to build an HO scale model of the water tank at Midway, CT. 3 pages with photos and diagrams.
Volume 15 Issue 1 1984
  • "Modeling the New Haven: In Search of New Haven Trucks" -- A review of Cape Line's HO-scale trucks and use in New Haven models. 1 page with photos.
Volume 15 Issue 2 1984
  • "Modeling the New Haven: Tinplaters Model New Haven, Too" -- Examples of tinplate New Haven models. 1 page with photos.
Volume 15 Issue 3 1984
  • "Modeling the New Haven: The New Haven FL-9" -- Discusses kitbashing an Atlad FP-7 in HO scale. 6 pages with photos and diagrams.
Volume 15 Issue 4 1984
  • "Modeling the New Haven: The New Haven 1/48" to a Foot" -- Discusses customizations done to an Overland Models imported brass O-scale RS-11. 2 pages with photos.
Volume 16 Issue 1 1985
  • "Modeling the New Haven: 17100 Series Transformer Car" -- Includes diagrams and photo. 3 pages.
Volume 16 Issue 2 1985
  • "Modeling the New Haven: Modifying the Custom Brass R3 -- 'The Right Look'" -- Discusses a modeler's change made to improve the look of his Custom Brass R-3a. 1/2 page.
  • "Modeling the New Haven: The EP-5s Return (in 'O' Scale)" -- Announcement of Overland Models' planned brass model of the EP-5 in O scale. 1/2 page.
Volume 16 Issue 3 1985
  • "Modeling the New Haven: Pullman-Bradley Lightweights" -- Discusses the various models which have been produced over the years of this car in HO, S and O scales. 2-1/2 pages with photos.
  • "Modeling the New Haven: New Haven Mogul 2-6-0" -- A review of New England Rail Service's imported brass model. 1 page.
  • "Modeling the New Haven: New Haven Model History" -- Remembering Conover Miniature Trains' class A 4-4-0 kit, first produced in 1938. 1/2 page.
Volume 16 Issue 4 1985
  • "Modeling the New Haven: New Haven Model History -- Bennington Scale Models" -- The history of Bennington Scale Models' HO-scale 8200 and 4400-series coach kits. 1 page with photo.
Volume 17 Issue 1 1986
  • "Modeling the New Haven: Which HO RS-3 to Choose?" -- A comparison of the various HO-scale models of the Alco RS-2/3 and RS-11. 3 pages with photos.
Volume 17 Issue 2 1986
  • "Modeling the New Haven: The 18000 and 18100 Series Clejan Type Piggy Back Flat Cars in HO Scale" -- 4-1/3 pages with photos and diagrams.
  • "New Haven O Gauge Brass" -- Reviews the Overland DL-109 and the Overland EP-5. 2/3 page with photos.
Volume 17 Issue 3 1986
  • "Modeling the New Haven: New Haven's DERS-2C (RS-3) Part I" -- Describes details on the New Haven RS-3s. 5 pages with photos and diagrams.
Volume 17 Issue 4 1986
  • "Modeling the New Haven: New Haven's DERS-2C (RS-3) Part II -- The Rebuilds" -- Describes details on the RS-3s rebuilt in the late 1950s. 3 pages with photos.
Volume 18 Issue 1 1987
  • "Modeling the New Haven: Milk Cars on the New Haven" -- Short one page article on New Haven milk car service from receiving stations in Amston and Westchester, CT, and New Haven, as well as milk car service in the Boston area. 1 page with photos.
Volume 18 Issue 3 1987
  • "Modeling a New Haven Electric Freight Train in 3-1/2 inch gauge" -- Includes an EY-2, 36' wooden boxcar and NE-class caboose. 5 pages with photos.
Volume 18 Issue 4 1987
  • "Modeling the New Haven: The Overland New Haven DL-109" -- A review of Overland's HO-scale brass model of the New Haven DL-109. 3 pages with photos.
Volume 19 Issue 1 1988
  • "Modeling the New Haven: The Overland New Haven EY-2" -- A review of Overland's HO-scale brass model of the New Haven EY-2 electric yard switcher. 3 pages with photos.

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