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Using car cards for model railroad operations part 3

Learn about using car cards and waybills to move traffic across your model railroad. In part 2 you'll learn about setting up bill boards along the layout fascia. READ THE ARTICLE.
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How to model hardwood trees
Use peppergrass, floral tape, and paint to get all-star results on your model railroad scenery
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Stuff We Use: Bachmann HO scale track cleaning car
Keep your model railroad running smoothly with this track cleaning car
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How to uncouple model railroad train cars on tracks
How to use magnets and uncoupling tools on model railroad freight cars and keep them on the track
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Plans for Union Pacific East Los Angeles Station
Get detailed drawings of the Union Pacific's Gateway to Southern California
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Stuff We Use: Get straight cuts with a miter box and razor saw
These tools will prove essential to any model railroader's workshop
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Digital Command Control resources for model railroaders
DCC bonus articles, videos, and product reviews to help add Digital Command Control to your model train layout
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Stuff We Use: How to use microbrush applicators
Get ideas for using microbrush applicators on your next model railroading project
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Track troubleshooting tips and tricks, Part 2: Avoiding derailments at turnouts

Turnouts, switches, or headaches?! Using this method will help you keep flanged wheels on model rails

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Realistic model railroad ground cover
Use long grass fiber mats to add overgrown areas to your model train layout
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Model railroad bench tops made easy with foam
For model train layouts extruded-foam insulation board is more than just a scenery material
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Airbrushing basics for model railroadersSubscriber Access Only
Tips and techniques for learning this essential model railroading skill
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Track ballasting made easy
Learn how to make a model railroad right-of-way look like the real thing
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Editor's Pick from the Model Railroader Archive

Check out this archive article with drawings and photos of the 1938 New York Central 20th Century Limited passenger train.

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