Model Railroader-1988

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January
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Bill of Lading - Building the Carbondale Center: 1, Norfolk & Western coal Battleship gondolas, The Lauderdale Shore Line Club's modules, Permanent snow fences, GO tower on the MR&T, Mister Rogers' trolley, The Lackawaxen & Stourbridge, Introducing the Allegheny Midland: 2, Bob Cunningham's O scale NYC class S-2 heavy electric, The Paint Shop spray booth, Heritage Fleet: Ives no. 1 gauge 3240, Why tinplate, Prototype Data and Drawings - Norfolk & Western coal Battleship gondolas of the 1920s
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January
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Bill of Lading - Building The Carbondale Center: 1 (Get started with lightweight, movable benchwork and HO sectional track); Norfolk & Western Coal Battleship Gondolas (Lewis Matt III drawings of high-capacity coal cars of the 1920s); The Lauderdale Shore Line Club's Modules (High-quality modeling on these HO modules); Permanent Snow Fences (Wooden drift protection for your railroad); GO Tower On The MR&T (A generic electric interlocking tower for Mukwonago Junction); Mister Rogers' Trolley (It was a beautiful day when Trolley II came to the neighborhood); The Lackawaxen & Stourbridge (A modern shortline railroad you can model); Introducing The Allegheny Midland: 2 (A discussion of the factors that enhance prototypical operation); Bob Cunningham's O Scale NYC Class S-2 Heavy Electric (The Model of the Month award); The Paint Shop Spray Booth (Build it yourself for safe painting); Heritage Fleet: Ives No. 1 Gauge 3240 (A 1912 model of the New York Central S-type electric locomotive); Why Tinplate? (Its attraction is in the fact that it's so Mickey Mouse) Prototype Data and Drawings - Norfolk & Western Coal Battleship Gondolas Of The 1920s Departments And Miscellany - MR Product News; Railway Post Office; Schedules; Looking Back; Railroader's Library; MR Product Reviews; Hobbyshop Window; At The Throttle; Trackside Photos; Model Of The Month; Trains Of Thought; Paint Shop; Heritage Fleet; Workshop; MR Sweepstakes Rules; Cartoons; Video Library; PBS Show Listings; Bull Session; Index Of Advertisers
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February
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Bill of Lading - The California Central Lines, Heritage Fleet: Lionel C&O GP7, Building the Carbondale Central: 2, Make your own PC board wiring terminals, Reading RR Atlantics, The N scale Fitchburg & Southbridge, Better-running N scale switchers, Victor Green's scratchbuilt 1:43 British Rys. Class 9 locomotive, Amtrak merchandise-handling cars, Pine tree art, Curved tracks and close quarters, The essence of Daylight, Build a tool cart, Symposium on electronics, 1987 MRIA show report, Paint shop: Chessie System SD40-2, Prototype Data and Drawings - Reading RR Camelback Atlantic from 1905 and 1906, Amtrak 61-foot merchandise-handling cars
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February
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Bill of Lading - The California Central Lines (A beautiful club layout in an historic depot.), Heritage Fleet: Lionel C&O GP7 (This rare locomotive was made for Sears in 1962.), Building the Carbondale Central: 2 (Add Scenery and bridges and get ready for the cityscape.), Make your own PC board wiring terminals (An inexpensive and reliable way to keep your wiring neat.), Reading RR Atlantics (Geissel drawings of these passenger-service Camelbacks.), The N scale Fitchburg & Southbridge (A highly detailed layout loaded with scratchbuilt structures.), Better-running N scale switchers (Easy-to-add wipers for improved electrical contact.), Victor Green's scratchbuilt 1:43 British Rys. Class 9 locomotive (The Model of the Month award.), Amtrak merchandise-handling cars (The modeling methods can be applied to other scales.), Pine tree art (Tips for building realistic western trees.), Curved tracks and close quarters (A compact arrangement for two industries served by a single spur.), The essence of Daylight (Converting Bachmann's N scale Northern to that classic streamlined look.), Build a tool cart (A useful modification of a household discard.), Symposium on electronics (Brian Ripley's control system for running a second train automatically.), 1987 MRIA show report (A report on new products shown at the November 1987 Chicago show.), Paint Shop: Chessie System SD40-2 (A colorful merger paint scheme.) Prototype Data and Drawings - Reading RR Camelback Atlantic from 1905 and 1906, Amtrak 61-foot merchandise-handling cars
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March
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Bill of Lading - The Rio Grande & Southwestern, Northern Indiana Ry. box-motot interurban car in O scale, Winners of MR's 11th annual color photography contest, Modeling an SD60, D&RGW's Wagon Wheel Gap station, CTC80 command control, Computers in Model Railroading, Heritage Fleet: Ives O gauge clockwork 32, Building the Carbondale Central: 3, The Iowa Terminal, Paint shop: SP&S yellow and green, Prototype Data and Details - D&RGW's Wagon Wheel Gap combination station of the 1880's
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April
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Bill of Lading - Breakneck Mountain Ntrak module: 1, Build an HO scale Burlington Northern fuel tender, ABC's of lettering rolling stock, Hunter Womble's Great Plains Lines, Arnt Gerritsen's HO scale 400-ton concrete coaling tower, The greatest Century of them all, The TAT V, Track-cleaning car, Graffiti isn't always bad, Heritage Fleet: American Flyer 4-4-2 no 432, Airbrushing sith a high-pressure tank, Improving cheap plastic figures, Prototype Data and Drawings - New York Central 1938 20th Century Limited
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May
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Bill of Lading - The Auburn, Coloma & Placerville Ry., Modeling an Irving gas station, Charles F. Dyxin's SR&RL Prairie in On2, Power switch machines, Modeling North Western bay-window cabooses, Heritage Fleet: Joy Line 0-4-0 locomotive, Norfolk & Western electric locomotives, Paul Nitzsche's Acer & Hilly Mountain Railroad, Plastic pipe roadbed, A visit to the LGB plant, Symposium on electronics, Breakneck Mountain Ntrak module: 2, Ionia steam inspection car, Paint shop: CGTX 10,000-gallon tank car, Prototype Data and Drawings - Norfolk & Western electric locomotives, Ionia steam inspection car of the late 19th century
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June
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Bill of Lading - Looking Back: The Final Installmant (Full steam ahead.), Getting Started: The First Installment (Scales aplenty: what newcomers need to know.), A Visit to Cypress Junction (A popular tourist attraction in Cypress Junction.), Realistic N scale Signals: 1 (Simplified New York Central signals and support.), Computers in Model Railroading (How your computer can "talk" to your layout.), Build a Small-Town Station )An easy-to-build frame depot.), Americanizing a European Building (Techniques for changing the nationality of a freight house.), The Northeastern Alberta Rys. (HO scale Canadian prairie railroading in a 4 x 8-foot track layout.), The O scale Southern Keystone (A beautiful layout you can visit during the Birmingham convention.), You're the Conductor at Lower K (It's puzzle time again on the HOn2 1/2 Carrabasset & Dead River Ry.), Southern Pacific Hoppers of the Seventies (HO models of double and triple 100-ton hopper cars.), Southern Pacific H-100-23 Hopper Car, (Harold Russell drawings of a welded car for sand and gravel.) Two Scenes for the Space of One (A mirror and other modeling tricks to make the layout look even larger, Paint shop: NP's early Passenger F units (Re-creating a little-known paint scheme in HO scale.), Heritage Fleet: Flyer Models of the Royal Blue (In O gauge before World War II and in S after the war.), Prototype Data and Drawings - Southern Pacific H-100-23 hopper car
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July
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Bill of Lading - The ultimate model railroad, PROTO: 48, Realistic N scale signals: 2, ABC's of bridges: Understanding construction, Simplified CTC signals, The West Hoosic Division, William Draper's N scale Union Pacific SD60 diesel, Instant adhesives-a modeler's view, Montpelier & Barre RR caboose, The Wobble, Bobble, Turnover & Stop, Flip-a-scene, Geritage Fleet: Lionel's operating milk car, Bill Wood's American Flyer layout, Staging yard fot Ohio Southern "off-line" traffic, Modeling cobwebs, Paint shop: Question and answer special, Prototype Data and Drawings - Montpelier & Barre RR caboose
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August
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Bill of Lading - The Detroit, Pontiac & Mackinac, Agricultural Lime Co., ABC's of bridges: Beam and through types, Who says O scale is big, Inexpensive O scale vehicles, Coal Belt: 1916, Seaboard mothers and MATE's, Building demolition, Richard Cecil's HO scale Soo Line 54-foot flatcar with transformer, Rutland wide-cupola caboose, Symposium on electronics, Paint shop: Amtrak standard power, Prototype Data and Drawings - Agricultural lime Co., Beam and through plate girder bridges
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September
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Bill of Lading - Southern Pacific's Sacramento Division (Journey back to the '50s via this beautiful N scale layout.), John Hagen's HO scale Great Northern RY. RS-1 road Switcher (The Model of the Month award.), The O gauge Funke & Western (History comes alive on this Lionel layout.), Downtown Caliente (A garage and a store that might be just right for your layout.), Caliente in Compression (Smaller versions of these structures tucked away in the Tehachapis.), Baldwin 0-6-0 Switcher (Geissel drawings of a steam locomotive on the famed "Ma & Pa".), ABC's of Bridges: Through Truss Spans (The construction and proportions of through truss bridges.), Taconic-type 4-8-4's (Building a flagship locomotive for the Berkshire Lines.), Computers in Model Railroading (Survey results, computers running trains, and software reviews.), From N to Z (A dual-scale layout that will look as big as all outdoors.), Heritage Fleets: Lionel's Milwaukee EP-5 (A postwar electric prized for its beauty and smooth running.), Paint shop: A question and answer special (Union Pacific "greyhound" passenger steamers.)Prototype Data and Drawings - Caliente California garage and store, Maryland and Pennsylvania RR 0-6-0 switcher, Through truss bridge
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October
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Bill of Lading - The Vallejo & Solano western RR, Modeling Santa Fe's Conditionaire covered hoppers, Small rialroad structures, Creating realistic conifers, Charles J. Dyxin Sr.'s On3 pile driver, Scratchbuilding 1" scale diorama models, Downtown Milwaukee on the MR&T, Heritage Fleet: Lionel's operating stockcar, Converting an Alco RS-3 into an RS-2, Alco's RS-2 road switcher, ABC's of bridges: Deck and movable bridges, Paint: Texas & Pacific's colorful Geeps, Custom dry transfers, Direct Traffic Management for model railroaders, Simple crossing signal control, Morning at Butteville, The Kootenay River Scenic Ry., Double-duty meters Prototype Data and Drawings - Missouri Pacific lineside structures, Alco's RS-2 road switcher, Deck bridges, abutments and piers and movable spans
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November
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Bill of Lading - Introducing the O'Dell County Traction CO., Getting into traction, Build a wood-treating plant, ABC's of bridges: Trestles, arches and viaducts, Thomas Barber's HO scale B&O 2-8-0 steam engine, Modeling pulpwood loads, Rio Grande's GP40's, Rio Grande's Railblazer, 1988 Prize Parade, A Stampede Pass tunnel diorama, Modeling Santa Fe's 2nd-order GP35's, Remembering the Pennsylvania RR, Political billboards, Symposium on electronics, The 1988 Westcott Award, Paint shop: Boston & Maine Alcos, Traction manufacturers and publishers, Prototype Data and Drawings - Trestles, atches and viaducts, Rio Grande's Railblazer intermodal train
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December
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Bill of Lading - A look at the Arcwood & Rice Creek RR (Gary Freseman changes the era of his railroad a decade every year.), Christmas Layout at Citibank Station (Three HO panoramas depict New York from the '30s to the '60s.), Mallory Hope Ferrell's 1/4" fine scale N&W 2-8-8-2 Steam Engine (The Model of the Month award.), ABC's of Bridges: Culverts and Wood Truss Bridges (Culvert proportions and wood truss designs.), The Boston & Maine's Conway Branch (A railroad you can model with our HO track plan.), The North Conway Station (No one ever accused this Victorian marvel of being ordinary.), Modeling the North Conway Station )An HO showpiece made easier by using lots of commercial parts.), Photoscratch Modeling (Scale drawings are easy with a photo enlarger.), The Georgette & Springfield RR (A small railroad that looks big, in N scale.), What's New in Train Sets (In scales from G to Z.), Benchwork for the O'Dell County Traction Co. (We start building a amall HO layout.), Computers in Model Railroading (Spreadsheet applications and an update on C:MRI.), Talus Rock for Scenery Detailing (A simple gadget that produces inexpensive rock.), Signs from the Yellow Pages (Let your fingers do the walking, cutting and pasting.), Paint shop: Belt Railway of Chicago C-424's (Sharp-looking Alco Centuries in HO scale.), From My Side of the Checkbook (What one consumer looks for in a hobby shop.), Ohio Southern's Leased Diesels (Add interest to any modern-era model railroad.), A Children's Model Railroad Class (Teaching youngsters the basics of building a layout.), Armchair Modeling at its Best (Is our author ready to construct his dream layout?) Prototype Data and Drawings - Culverts and wood truss bridges, The North Conway station, Philadephia & Reading RR gondola
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