Model Rails Magazine, Vol 1, No 1 – The Georgetown Terminus, ca 1957

A very lucky find on eBay is this issue of Model Rails Magazine. A small publication that I had never previously heard of, this premiere issue features a thorough article on the Georgetown Branch operations on the waterfront. Not only is it full of details, but it is focused on building a model of the terminal. I’ve scanned it and hope you enjoy this as much as I did!

If anyone knows more about this publication, I’d love to hear about it. I found it fascinating that a publication from the 1950s was so prototype-focused. There were at least two volumes, but I have found no more beyond that run.

3 thoughts on “Model Rails Magazine, Vol 1, No 1 – The Georgetown Terminus, ca 1957

  1. These diagrams are always great, the vast amounts of tracks and industries in them show how busy and diverse Georgetown once was before development, too bad there’s so little pics of anything past the new yard.

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