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November 2018

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Features

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Add a new mechanism to an old shell

This upgrade project adds Digital Command Control and sound to an HO scale Electro-Motive Division SD45
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The Clinchfield upside down

John Armstrong designed this Appalachian layout for an Australian client who flipped it over to better fit his space
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Ride along on mine run

Helper operations highlight the Region Turnaround job on the HO scale Shamokin Division
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Open auto racks

Prototype info on the rail cars that hauled automobiles in the 1960s and 1970s

Departments

Video Plus
On the Web
From the Editor
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Up to date in Kansas City. Or not.

Ask MR
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What was this ore car's prototype?

N Scale Insight
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N scale by the numbers

Step by Step
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How to model a locomotive in fresh paint

DCC Corner
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Back-EMF; plus a quck decoder installation

Product Reviews
Trackside Photos
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Special gallery from Great Model Railroads 2019

The Operators

Adding interchange traffic

Index of Advertisers
Cartoon
Trains of Thought
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Paying it forward to the next generation

Great Scenery Tips

Great Scenery Tips

Realistic creeks and streams.

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