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February 2014

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A compact layout in a living room (pg. 38)

Gritty urban scenes and challenging switching action highlight the N scale Toledo Industrial RR

Make a big building even bigger without adding parts (pg. 44)

A clever reconfiguration helps raise a common Atlas structure kit to new heights

Build a resin gondola kit (pg. 48)

Construction tricks that turn a craftsman kit into a real standout

Rod Stewart reaches a milestone (pg. 52)

The rock ‘n’ roller puts the finishing touches on his HO scale layout’s city centerpiece

Build a 5 x 8 harbor railroad (pg. 60)

Part 2: Benchwork and track for our Rice Harbor project railroad

Expand a staging yard into the aisle (pg. 68)

Structure, simple scenery make this utilitarian addition an attractive scene
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