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The oat harvest is in full swing on Pat Lanas N scale Cedar River Iowa Central

Modeling crop fields on an N scale model railroad

Weather sealer as corn? Yes. Chenille as soybeans? You bet. Read how a veteran N scale model railroader shows you how it’s done. Model crop fields on a N scale model railroad

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Quick and easy Flextrack
All-purpose adhesive caulk and topper tape are used to lay track.
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Adding DCC power districts for optimal operation
Tips and advice for routing track power on a DCC layout
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Freelanced factory drawings
An online extra from the January 2014 Model Railroader
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Add wear and tear to a steel gondola
They don't look new for long
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Helper communication in the steam locomotive era

Learn how helper engineers communicated to synchronize their speed with the lead locomotive and what happened when the lead engine had to change speeds

Digital Command Control terms you should know
Digital Command Control terms you should know
This DCC Corner column was published in the December 2011 Model Railroader
Video series: add an industrial district to your model railroad
Benchwork to tracklaying to operations in just 4 weeks
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A modeler's guide to USRA locomotives
See listings of United States Railway Administration locomotives by type and railroad, and of mass-produced USRA locomotive models from N to G scales
Expert Tips Videos
Find how-to video segments on airbrushing, weathering, scenery, and more!
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