Sn2 Modeling Articles

The following is a list of Sn2 modeling articles that have appeared in the hobby press over the years.  The bulk of this list comes from a trains.com magazine index search “Sn2”.  The search is not 100%, so I’ll add articles as I find them (or others inform me).

The making of Wharf Street
by Art Fahey
from Railroad Model Craftsman Sept 2007 p. 90
trackplan Sn2 freelance
{The story of how Art and his model railroad friends made the Sn2 display layout in the shop of Bar Mills (Art is owner).  The layout is free-lanced water front scene that is 17’x6′ “L” shape.}

Scratch-Building An Sn2 Caboose
For My South China & Sheepscot River Ry.
by Robert Bennett 
from Narrow Gauge & Short Line Gazette March 2006  p. 30
caboose  narrowgauge  Sn2  twofoot    
 
Building Maine 2-foot models in Sn2
describtion of scratchbuilding projects
by Larsen, Eric 
from Maine Two Foot Quarterly June 2005  p. 6
car  S  scratchbuild  WW&F    
 
Two foot gauge 2-4-4 Forney: Sn2 scale
Train and Trooper
by Bennett, Robert 
from Railroad Model Craftsman March 2005  p. 101
2-4-4  review  S  Sn2  train  Trooper   
 
A critter for the SR&RL
freelancing a diesel
by Keith, David 
from Maine Two Foot Quarterly September 2004  p. 10
critter  diesel  locomotive  S  Sn2    
 
Sn2 SR&RL: Dickey Road underpass
building a small wood through truss bridge
by Bissonnette, J.  Keith, David 
from Maine Two Foot Quarterly June 2004  p. 8
bridge  drawing  prototype  S  Sn2  sr&rl    
 
Sn2 today: An overview of Sn2 products
all-time list of Sn2 products
by Keith, Dave 
from Sn3 Modeler September 2003  p. 17
S  Sn2    
 
Sn2’ing the MDC HOn3 Shay
converting an HO engine to Sn2
by Wilson, Jerry 
from Sn3 Modeler September 2003  p. 28
gilpin  kitbash  S  shay  Sn2    
 
Sn2 0-4-0 Porters
from the Backwoods Miniatures kits
by Dougherty, Paul D., Jr. 
from Light Iron Digest August 2002  p. 12
0-4-0  kitbash  porter  S    
 
Sn2 flat car kit
Train and Trooper
by Nitsch, David 
from Sn3 Modeler March 2002  p. 13
flatcar  review  S  Sn2  sr&rl  train  Trooper    
 
Kennebec Central freight cars and Sn2 Porter
Kennebunk Models
by Trier, John 
from Sn3 Modeler September 2001  p. 10
0-4-0t  car  KEC  Kennebunk  review  S   
 
The 2-foot gauge 2-6-0s of Maine
Phillips & Rangeley No. 3
by King, Stephen D. 
from Maine Two Foot Quarterly March 2001  p. 6
2-6-0  drawing  P&RRR  prototype  S  Sn2    
 
Converting the Backwoods Sn3 0-4-0 Climax to Sn2
by Wilson, Jerry 
from Light Iron Digest February 2001  p. 8
0-4-0  climax  regauge  S  Sn2    
 
PLW’s Bigelow station in Sn2
by Keith, David 
from Maine Two Foot Quarterly June 2000  p. 12
PLW  review  Sn2  sr&rl  station  structure    
 
On modules and other matters
construction of layout modules
by Kohler, Gary 
from Maine Two Foot Quarterly March 2000  p. 3
layout  module  Sn2   
{Not much Sn2 specific}
 
Sn2 SR&RL Gondola; Train and Trooper
by Trier, John 
from Sn3 Modeler March 2000  p. 13
gondola  review  S  Sn2  sr&rl  TrainandTrooper    
 
KCS’ new Sn2 WW&F flatcar kits
from Maine Two Foot Quarterly December 1999  
flatcar  kit  narrowgauge  S  Sn2  twofoot  WW&F    
 
Boxcar #60-64, 67-74 from Kingfield Car Shops Sn2
by Kohler, Gary 
from Maine Two Foot Quarterly September 1999  p. 4
boxcar  narrowgauge  review  S  twofoot  WW&F    
 
Boxcar #60-64, 67-74 from Kingfield Car Shops Sn2
by Kohler, Gary 
from Maine Two Foot Quarterly September 1999  p. 4
freightcar  narrowgauge  pulpwood  review  S  sr&rl  twofoot    
 
Flatcar #118 from Kingfield Car Shops in Sn2
by Kohler, Gary 
from Maine Two Foot Quarterly September 1999  p. 4
flatcar  narrowgauge  review  S  twofoot  WW&F   
 
Boxcar #60, Jeff Bissonnette Sn2 laserkits
by Kohler, Gary 
from Maine Two Foot Quarterly March 1999  p. 10
boxcar  kit  narrowgauge  review  S  twofoot  WW&F    
 
Jeff Bissonnette Sn2 laserkits, flatcar
by Kohler, Gary 
from Maine Two Foot Quarterly March 1999  p. 10
flatcar  kit  narrowgauge  review  S  Sn2  twofoot    
 
Phillips Yard modules, David Keith’s Sn2
by Kohler, Gary 
from Maine Two Foot Quarterly March 1999  p. 10
layout  module  narrowgauge  Phillips  photo  S  Sn2  sr&rl  twofoot
{Just photo(s) showing tops of under construction section, better photos exist on the web}    

Combine #14 and Coach #22 in S scale, Part 2
by Harris, Mark 
from Maine Two Foot Quarterly February 1999  p. 4
combine  construction  narrowgauge  passenger  photo  S  sr&rl  twofoot    
 
Combine #14 and Coach #22 in S Scale, Part 1
by Harris, Mark 
from Maine Two Foot Quarterly November 1998  p. 2
combine  construction  narrowgauge  passenger  S  sr&rl  twofoot

 
Converted HO boxcar for Sn2
by Van Horn, Martin 
from Maine Two Foot Quarterly November 1997  p. 11
boxcar  narrowgauge  photo  S  twofoot  W&Q    
 
Flatcar Scratchbuilt in Sn2
by Van Horn, Martin 
from Maine Two Foot Quarterly November 1997  p. 11
flatcar  narrowgauge  photo  S  Sn2  twofoot  W&Q    
 
Review of Sn2 trucks
by Kohler, Gary 
from Maine Two Foot Quarterly May 1997  p. 1
bolster  freight  kit  Motion  narrowgauge  review  S  Sn2  swing  truck  twofoot
{Review of PLW brass freight trucks – common bolster and swing motion}   
 
Sn2
by Eakin, James Scott 
from Introduction to Narrow Gauge Modeling – The Basic Primer  p. 37
0-4-4-t  drawing  narrowgauge  prototype  S  Sn2  steam  WW&F    
 
Covered Depot in Sn2, Haydenton kitbash
Haydenton Covered depot
by Dexter, Bob 
from Maine Two Foot Quarterly May 1996  p. 11
construction  kitbash  narrowgauge  S  station  structure  twofoot    
 
Reader Response- Sn2 standards
by Miyano, Tadaharu 
from Maine 2-Foot Modeler January 1995  p. 13
editorial  narrowgauge  S  Sn2  standard  twofoot  
{To my knowledge no Sn2 modeler has used standards proposed.  Best to start with this site}
 
   
Whither Sn2?
by Van Horn, Martin 
from Maine 2-Foot Modeler September 1994  p. 13
narrowgauge  S  Sn2  twofoot    
 
Golden to Black Hawk, 13×15 walk in, S/Sn3/Sn2
by Wilson, Jerry 
from Narrow Gauge & Short Line Gazette July 1994  p. 18
layout  narrowgauge  S  Sn2  sn3  trackplan    
 
Flat cars, Scratchbuilding Sn2
by Harris, Mark 
from Maine 2-Foot Modeler June 1993  p. 5
construction  flatcar  freightcar  narrowgauge  photo  prototype  S  Sn2  sr&rl    
 
Sn2/Sn3 Diesel
from Short & Narrow Rails February 1992  p. 14
diesel  S  Sn2  sn3    
 
Tadaharu Miyano’s Sn2 Moody River photo
by Miyano, Tadaharu 
from Maine 2-Foot Modeler February 1992  
layout  narrowgauge  photo  S  Sn2  twofoot    
 
Pulprack #326 in Sn2
by Kohler, Gary 
from Maine 2-Foot Modeler February 1992  p. 8
construction  drawing  freightcar  narrowgauge  prototype  pulprack  S  Sn2  sr&rl    
 
Freelance 2-8-0 based on Old Star
by Littlefield, Allen 
from Maine 2-Foot Modeler February 1992  p. 14
2-8-0  locomotive  narrowgauge  photo  S  Sn2  twofoot    
 
Scratch-building Sn2 Rolling the Stock
by Westcott, Ken 
from Maine 2-Foot Modeler April 1991  p. 3
freightcar  narrowgauge  photo  S  Sn2  twofoot    
 
Exploring the possibilities of Sn2
by Kohler, Gary 
from Maine 2-Foot Modeler August 1990  p. 2
layout  narrowgauge  photo  S  Sn2  twofoot   
 
Sn2 Track and wheel standards, Update
from Maine 2-Foot Modeler November 1987  p. 5
gauge  layout  narrowgauge  S  Sn2  standard  track  twofoot
{To my knowledge nothing came out of these standard, this site focuses on use of HOn3 standards}   
 
Sn2 Standards update, wheelsets
from Maine 2-Foot Modeler November 1987  p. 5
layout  narrowgauge  S  Sn2  standard  twofoot  wheelset   
{To my knowledge nothing came out of these standard, this site focuses on use of HOn3 standards}
 
Sn2 Track and wheel standards, Proposal
by Durstewitz, John 
from Maine 2-Foot Modeler September 1987  p. 12
drawing  gauge  layout  narrowgauge  S  Sn2  standard  track  twofoot   
{To my knowledge nothing came out of these standard, this site focuses on use of HOn3 standards}
 
Sn2 Track and wheel standards, Proposal
by Durstewitz, John 
from Maine 2-Foot Modeler September 1987  p. 12
drawing  layout  narrowgauge  S  Sn2  standard  twofoot  wheel   
{To my knowledge nothing came out of these standard, this site focuses on use of HOn3 standards}

Why Sn2 ? : Food for thought
by Hodges, Phil  Miyano, Tadaharu 
from Narrow Gauge & Short Line Gazette July 1987  p. 29
narrowgauge  Sn2    
 
Building an Sn2 Boxcar from and HO Old Time boxcar
by Hodges, Phil 
from Narrow Gauge & Short Line Gazette July 1987  p. 32
boxcar  kitbash  narrowgauge  S  Sn2   
{MDC Old Time boxcar}
 
Sn2 conversions – use an MDC HOn3 2-8-0
by Littlefield, Allen 
from Narrow Gauge & Short Line Gazette July 1987  p. 41
2-8-0  kitbash  narrowgauge  S  Sn2  steam   
{Captures Maine 2-Foot look in this 2-8-0}
 
Sn2
from Short & Narrow Rails March 1986  p. 21
narrowgauge  S  Sn2    
 
Why Sn2 ????
by Hodges, Phil 
from Maine 2-Foot Modeler June 1985  p. 5
narrowgauge  S  Sn2  twofoot 
 
Can Motors & NWSL Gears for the MDC HOn3/Sn2 2-8-0
by Higgins, Robert  Wright, Bill 
from Model Railroading March 1985  p. 67
2-8-0  engine  locomotive  mdc  narrowgauge  nwsl  repower  steam 
{This is for the older MDC 2-8-0 locos, MDC re-issued and NWSL made a second gear conversion}  
 
The MDC Small Steam Epic: Narrow gauge kit conversions for HOn3, Sn3, Sn2
from Model Railroading March 1985  p. 70
2-8-0  hon3  kitbash  mdc  narrowgauge  steam   
{Nice conversions that result in 2-6-0, 2-8-0, and 2-8-2 locos with the Maine Feel.  All had Slone Etched Cabs}
 
The Sn3/Sn2 Models Of Russ Haigh
An illustrated story about some fine narrow gauge models
by Haigh, Russ 
from S Gaugian September 1983  p. 29
narrowgauge  S  Sn2  sn3    
 
An easy Sn2 boxcar
by Barney, Peter 
from Prototype Modeler April 1981  p. 32
boxcar  kitbash  narrowgauge  Sn2    
 
2-6-6-2T in Sn2, kitbashed from MDC HOn3 outside frame kits
by CUMMINS, DAVE 
from Narrow Gauge & Short Line Gazette November 1980  p. 23
2-6-6-2t  articulated  kitbash  mdc  narrowgauge  outsideframe  S  Sn2  steam 
{This is a nicely done 2-Foot Garret}  
 
A “Down Mainer” In Sn2 – SR&RL’s 2-6-2 No.24
by Peter Barney 
from Prototype Modeler October 1979  p. 42
2-6-2  narrowgauge  sr&rl  steam

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