He was executive editor after being the magazine’s editor previously.
Andy also wrote a few books on model railroading, such as Easy Model Railroad Wiring, The Model Railroader’s Guide to Freight Yards and a few other books.
Andy hosted a video once called Model Railroads In Action: 5 Layouts From Great Model Railroads Magazine which is a rare video to find.
He was also an operator on Model Railroader’s Club Layout the MR&T (Milwaukee, Racine, and Troy Railroad).
Andy was on two episodes of Tracks Ahead, one which was the MR&T and the other dedicating John Allen’s Gorre & Daphetid.
When he was in the U.S. Army back in the 1960s, Andy was a frequent operator on the Gorre & Daphetid.
One of John Allen’s locomotives, No. 34, a 4-10-0 that John kitbashed from parts, resided in his office.
Andy was building a home layout based on the AT&SF (Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe) at Cajon Pass, California in HO scale, circa 1947.
Model Railroader Magazine announced his passing October 3, 2015 on their Facebook group.