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October 2006

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

On newsstand September 12, 2006

Build an operating scrapyard

A new twist for old iron on your layout

New Haven's Cape Cod branch

Designing an HO layout for a 12 x 20-foot room

Modeling the Long Island's Cannon Ball

Parlor cars make a luxury commuter train in N

Having it all

Using prototype freelancing to design an HO scale layout

Narrow gauge in a garage

Part 4: Track and turnouts on the On3On2½ CNM Ry.

Modeler's guide to F units

A survey of cab units from FT to FL9

Bridge basics

What goes up shouldn't come down

Departments

From the Editor
News & Products
Railway Post Office
Information Desk
Workshop
Scenery Step by Step

>>Online Bonus: Watch a video on planting "Super Trees"

DCC Corner
Trains of Thought
Trackside Photos
Cartoon
MR Project Illustrated
Free freight yard guide

Free freight yard guide

Operational possibilities for your layout.

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