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February 2008

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Build the WSOR on a shelf

Part 2: Roadbed, flextrack, and DCC

>>Online Extra: More photos of building the HO scale WSOR on a shelf

Repower a brass steam engine

Upgrades give new life to an old favorite

Seven paired industries, one layout

An HO layout that changes themes with lift-out sections

Trees by the bucket

Make N scale forests quickly and easily

Creative scenery in the Cascades

Suppose the GN never built the new Cascade Tunnel

Add working DCC ditch lights

Install operating ditch lights on an Athearn SD60

Catching the Hiawatha on the CM&NW

An N scale layout celebrates two Midwestern railroads

Landmark Layouts

John Olson's magical Mescal Lines


How to personalize your model railroad.

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