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New life for an old covered hopper
Add a wood deck to a flatcar • Use stained stripwood to enhance injection-molded plastic models
Modeling a SWITCH HEATER • This lineside detail is a common sight in snowy climes
A Michigan mining road in On30 • A chance reunion with a fellow modeler led to the freelanced Ashland & Iron Mountain RR
Taking a journey on the Stone Canyon RR • The HO scale layout helped develop skills and friendships
Don’t forget the forest floor
Secrets of STAGING YARDS • Hidden vs. visible. Fiddle yards or passive. Which one is right for you?
Resistance soldering for track feeders
ScaleTrains.com HO scale CSX GE ES44ACs
Athearn Genesis 2.0 HO scale SD80MAC
RailSmith N scale P-S 56-seat coach
Sign, sign, everywhere a sign • Sign, sign, everywhere a sign Blockin’ out the scenery, breakin’ my mind Do this, don’t do that, can’t you read the sign?
Coping with truncated structures