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September 2005

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High-tech scratchbuilding >>Online Bonus: A chain restaurant

Use modern Technology to model your favorite prototype

Create a photo backdrop

Start with a digital camera and photo-editing software

Passenger station operations >>Online Bonus: 24-hour train movement chart

Plenty of action in a limited space

The Claremont & Concord in G: Part 2

Folding-table benchwork and track in the streets

Dual-gauge railroading in the San Juans

Steep grades and winding curves on this HO layout

Keep your eye on the target signal

Protect mainline crossings with working target signals


From the Editor
News & Products
Railway Post Office
Information Desk
Step by Step
DCC Corner
Trains of Thought
Trackside Photos
Index of Advertisers
MR Project Illustrated


Two great beginner layouts.

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