2017 On30 ANNUAL: Now in our twelfth year of publication and featuring 116 pages of exclusive O scale narrow gauge model railroading content, we have everything you have come to expect from the On30 Annual, including gorgeous layout tours, in-depth construction features, and practical historical features. Pre-order the 2017 at a discount until March 15, 2017! Click the link for details.

2017 On30 Annual

The only annual publication dedicated exclusively to O scale narrow gauge model railroading! Each edition contains fabulous layout tours, detailed modeling projects, great prototype information, fresh product reviews and more.

The Remo Manufacturing Co.

An Industry for an Odd Space – by Bob Reid

Building a Narrow Gauge Manual Turntable

Simple. Durable. Reliable – by Dennis Ivison

Adding a Foggy Atmosphere to Photos

Pro Photography Tips from the 2017 Cover Photographer – by Joseph Kreiss

Fun With Forneys

What Can‘t You Build With the Bachmann Forney? by Allen K. Littlefield

Building a Rio Grande C-21

3-D Printed Tender Changes the Bachmann 2-8-0 – by Dylan Hutson

The Termite & Tarantula Railroad

Preview of a 37th National Narrow Gauge Convention Layout – by Gerald Styles

Making Conifer Trees for Your Layout

Techniques for Turning Out the Tall Timber- by Kevin Spady

A Freelanced, Baggage Buggy

A Parts-Built Buggy to Trail a Railbus – by Bob Bennett

Payless Mining Company

There’s Gold in Them There Hydrocal Hills – by Rich White

Depressed Center Flat Car

A Worthy Receptacle for a Showcase Boiler Model by Brian Lune

East of the Blue Ridge

My Roundabout Route to On30 – by Mark Chase

Building a Log Cabin

Lincoln Loves These Logs – by Len Eberwein

Passenger Service on the ET&WNC

An overview of passenger operations an equipment on the Eastern Tennessee & Western North Carolina – by Johnny Graybeal

Blue Ridge Varnish

Modeling ET&WNC Passenger Cars – by George B. Riley

Sebastian’s – A New Take on Paper

Building with Printer Textures and Poster Paper – by John Hopkins

Soggy Bottom & Deep Cut Railway

A Look at the Award-Winning Modular Group – by Bill Brubach

Lihue Plantation Enginehouse/Car Shop

Part 2 – by Ray Buteux

Taking the 12:30 to Buladeens

On30 branchline of the East Tennessee & Western North Carolina – by Lee Bishop

Modeling a Kilgore Log Loader

This Rare Prototype is Good with Wood – by Sam Swanson

Creating a Modular Railroad Concept

New Modules for the California South Coast On30 Group – by Dain Leese and Kevin Spady

Repurposing Old Models

New On30 From Old HO – by George B. Riley

Paint Finishes for Better Models

Budget Paints Can Yield Brilliant Results – by Peter Gray

Rolling Your Own

Another Use of Paper for Rolling Stock – by George B. Riley

A Bridge Too Far?

Super Detailing a Show Piece Bridge – by Wayne Perrier

An Elderly Modeler’s Backdrop Woes

Bob Ross I Ain’t – by Terry Wheeler

On30 Product Spotlight

New Releases for 2017 – by On30 Annual Staff

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