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EMD F unit in vintage MR&T livery hauling 1970s era freight train on HO scale Milwaukee Racine & Troy with image of October 2020 issue cover

August 2020 issue now shipping to subscribers!

Don't miss the August 2020 issue of Model Railroader. Inside you'll find part 1 of associate editor Eric White's guide for modeling the 1970s. You'll also tour a 5 x 22-foot HO layout set in the Midwest and South during the 1970s, learn how to set up a "skill-builder" layout, get tips for trouble-free turnouts, and much more! Preview the August issue and get links to the latest online extras. Go to the August table of contents!

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