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Model Railroader Magazine

Model Railroader
has kept hobbyists informed since 1934. Learn more about North America's leading model train magazine. Meet the staff that brings you each issue of Model Railroader.

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Interested in model trains? We are too. Model Railroader magazine has been the industry-leading model train magazine since 1934. Each month, Model Railroader features step-by-step modeling and construction projects, fascinating photo tours of model train layouts, insightful reviews, how-to tips from the experts, and much more!

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