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June 2003

Model Railroader has been the leading model train magazine for the past 75 years.  Each month, we bring you step-by-step modeling projects, fascinating photo tours of model train layouts, unbiased product reviews, new product announcements, tips from the experts and much more!

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A scenery and structure showcase

Melvyn Wolf's free-lanced HO scale Leadville Mines & Mid-Atlantic RR

Chicago masterpiece

Museum of Science and Industry's original layout delighted generations

Wow!>>Online Bonus: See a clip of a $3.5 million dollar layout

$3.5 million HO scale layout at the Museum of Science and Industry

Big Consolidations>>Online Bonus: Additional photos

Chuck Yungkurth drawings of a Delaware & Hudson E-6a 2-8-0

Trackside Photos

Layouts on tour at this year's NMRA national convention in Toronto

"Painting" with decals

Add realistic rust, grime, and graffiti by making your own decals

Joe's world

A love of narrow gauge railroading inspired Joe Crea's ½" scale layout

Finding out-of-production models>>Online Bonus: Terry's eBay adventure

Tips for finding the trains you want-but missed


At the Throttle

>>Online Bonus: My Top 10 Locomotives

Railway Post Office
MR News
Back to Basics
Workin' on the Railroad
Trains of Thought
DCC Corner
Prototype Info
Coming Events
Index of Advertiesers
Editorial Flashback


How to personalize your layout.

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