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March 2002

Model Railroader has been the leading model train magazine for the past 75 years.  Each month, we bring you step-by-step modeling projects, fascinating photo tours of model train layouts, unbiased product reviews, new product announcements, tips from the experts and much more!

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Features

Kitbashing B&O's National Limited

A passenger train you can model: Part 1

Modeling Union Pacific's Sherman Hill

Late steam-era railroading at its best

Detailing 'til the cows come home

Water flows, vegetation grows, and the residents move in

Modeling a C&NW torpedo boat GP35

An undecorated HO Kato unit is the starting point for this distictive model

MODEL RAILROADER 25th annual photo contest winners

Operating night at the Cyber Cafe

Virtual engineers and hard-wired hobbyists converge on the Web for model railroading's future

Mr. Straw's Small Engine Repair

A little imagination adds a lot to an N scale laser-cut kit

Pennsy classic H21g quad hopper

A rebuilt steel car that saw more than 50 years of service

Bill Settle's Santa Fe & Pacific Lines

An N scale layout designed for passenger trains

Ever wonder what your railroad would look like if your house weren't in the way?

Departments

At the Throttle
Railway Post Office
Back to Basics
MR News
Workin' on the Railroad
Trains of Thought
One Reader's Opinion
Workshop
Prototype Info
Coming Events and Club Memberships
Index of Advertisers
Along the Line
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Servicing steam locomotives step-by-step

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