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February 2010

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Benchwork with folding legs

The Salt Lake Route part 2

Add moving vehicles to your layout

Installation tips for Faller's motorized vehicle system

Build resin freight car kits

Modeling techniques for a wider choice of prototypes

>>Online Bonus: Background on the Santa Fe's Bx-11 and -12 boxcars

>>Online Bonus: Tools and material list for building resin kits

New England in a condo

Half the basement wasn't enough for this HO layout

Modeling the meat-packing industry

Part 2: Refrigerator car types and operation

N and HO scale room-sized track plans

Two designs for easy-to-build benchwork sections

How to model a harbor and pier

Seawalls and waves add realism to this scene
Great Scenery Tips

Great Scenery Tips

Realistic creeks and streams.

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