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February 2009

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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Restarting from scratch

A move provided the chance to rebuild this layout

Build the Beer Line

Part 2: Roadbed, track, wiring, and DCC

Steaming through Winter Wonderland

Snowy small-town scenes highlights this HO layout

Plastic pocket car cards

An update for a popular car-card-and-waybill system

Make a coffee table for your layout

Build your own furniture to house your railroad

Building Eureka

Part 2: Structures and details for the winner's project


How to personalize your layout.

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