Model Railroader-1997

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January
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Features - Our Cover Story - Investigating The Mushroom: 1 (A double-deck layout concept with a special twist to make the most efficient use of space); Basic Model Railroading - Build The N scale Carolina Central: 2 (Adding ballast, scenery, details and structures to complete our project layout); Trackside Photos (Shots from our readers offer a little something for everyone, including steam locomotives on the Illinois Central and Rio Grande Southern as well as a Central Vermont snowplow extra marching out for the season's first encounter); Quick Milk Cars (Using easy kitbashing techniques to create a variety of milk cars); Prototype Drawings - Amtrak Viewliners (A thoroughly modern sleeper for eastern clearances); Building Benton Station (An introduction to scratchbuilding especially for young modelers); Containers (The basics of those steel boxes that started a revolution in transporation); Model Of The Month - Rick Penny's 1890 Jull "snow excavator" Rotary Plow In On3; Modeling Bare Trees With The Brass Hat (Scratchbuilding fall and winter trees using natural materials such as witch's broom, dried gyp and yarrow); The N Scale Kingsbury Branch (An inner city branch line inspired by a 1975 Model Railroader article); Paint Shop - Build An HO Scale Lehigh & New England Alco RS-2 (Backdating details turns an Atlas RS-3 into an earlier prototype locomotive); Along The Line (Coming full circle) Departments - Product News (New products introduced at the National Model and Hobby Show); Railway Post Office; Workshop; Product Reviews (Bachmann N scale Dash 8-40 CW * DPM O scale storefront building * Lutz Systems infrared throttle * Marland Mold West cutting table * and more); Railroader's Library (In Search Of Steam Donkeys Great Model Railroads Vol. 24, a new video on George Sellios' F&SM); Club News; Hobbyshop Window; At The Throttle (Good news in Chicago); Trains Of Thought (Learning the language); Student Fare; Ask Paint Shop; Bull Session; Schedules; Indes Of Advertisers
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February
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Features - The Midland Road moves coal, Modular railroading, Build a see-through garage, The easy DCC command control system: 1, Frank W. Telewski's Weyerhaeuser Timber Co. 2-6-6-2T articulated logging locomotive in HO, The Eldora & Lost Lake RR, Build a Santa Fe GP60M in N scale, Investigating the Mushroom: 2-Designing and building a mushroom layout, Texas & Pacific's P-1-b class 4-6-2s, The secret of multicolor LED's, Canadian National F7's in HO scale
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March
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Features - A bedroom-sized HO Pennsy layout, Making vehicles more realistic, Modeling culverts, The Easy DCC command control system: 2, The locomotive nobody wanted, Winners of MR's 20th annual photo contest, CLiff Grandt: model railroad pioneer, Felix Rivera's 0-4-0T 8-ton industrial switcher in On3, Prototype drawings: A prototype plastic boxcar, The Dolly Varden Mines Ry. in HOn2 1/2, Computer-aided layout design, Paint shop: Painting HO South Shore equipment
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April
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Features - Trackside photos: 1997 Madison layout preview, The O scale Bay Path Traction Co., Cleaning track and wheels, The Easy DCC command control system: 3, Scenery in an afternoon, Prototype Drawings: EMD SD80MAC, The Lowell & Southern RR, Tom Piccirillo's free-lanced interurban car in O scale, Directed detail on the HN&P, How to plant weeds, Hartford Workshop birthday gifts, Kitbash an HO Great Northern 60-foot boxcar, Lessons of the South Penn, Prototype Drawings: Modeling Grey Kat's boxcar in N scale
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May
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Features - Canadian National Ry. Prairie Region in HO scale, Railroads and the automobile age, Scratchbuilding Yancy's coal dock, Trackside photos, Roads and grade crossings, The EasyDCC command control system: 4, Simon Parent's Canadian National class J-3b 4-6-2 Pacific in S scale, Chasing "the Piggy" on the Hudson, Delaware & Ohio, Build an etched-brass diesel, Reversing circuit basics, Paint shop: Painting a brass HO scale Norfolk & Western caboose
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June
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Features - Ben King: simply perfect, The Northern Nevada Ry., A corner full of industry, Add life to your layout with details, Trackside photos, Prototype Drawings: Modeling the Jefferson COlorado station, The EasyDCC command control system: 5, Paul Pavlik's Chicago streetcar in HO scale, Automobile Industry Part 2: Railroads and the automobile age, Your printer as a modeling tool, Paint shop: Chicago, Burlington & Quincy silver F3s
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July
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Features - Introducing the Wisconsin Central in N scale: Part 1, Modeling Georgia in the 1940's, Trackside photos, The Comanche & Indian Gap RR, Prototype Drawings: Montreal Locomotive Works M420, Bill Gregory's Erie RR 2-8-8-8-2 Triplex locomotive in HO scale, The HO scale Madison Central, Detailing a Reading C-424, Painting signs on buildings, The EasyDCC command control system: 6, Redisigning for better operation 98, Improved installation of Circuitron switch machines, Making brickpaper with colored pencils, Paint shop: Maine Central HO scale GP38
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August
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Features - The Port Kelsey Ry. in HO scale, All about turnouts, Track planning for the N acale Wisconsin Central: Part 2, Build an analog fast clock, Prototype Drawings: Seaboard Air Line's Venice Florida station, Rio Grande Southern-Ridgeway to Rico, Trackside photos, Build a Missouri Pacific GP15-1, Kenneth Byrne's Wabash four-truck flatcar in O scale, Railroading along the Columbia River, Troubleshooting shortcuts, Paint shop: Easy weathering techniques
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Sold Out

September
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Features - Model Railroader visits Northlandz, How to model a saltwater port, Benchwork for the Wisconsin Central, Trackside photos, Prototype Drawings: Union Pacific's GE Dash 8-40CW, Modeling Readings early covered hoppers, Bob Fingerle's Union Pacific mail storage car in HO scale, How to make realistic trees, Superelevating HO flextrack, The California Northeastern RR, Computerized block control with the C/MRI, Paint shop: Painting Santa Fe FT's
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Temporarily
Sold Out

October
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Features - Our Cover Story Building An HO 4-6-0 In Brass (Part 1: an introduction to a series that will take you step-by-step through the design and construction of a brass-steam locomotive); Connecticut Traction Lines (A grand junction is highlighted on this modular O scale streetcar system); Laying Track On The Wisconsin Central (Part 4: we work on roadbed, track and preliminary scenery contours for our N scale project layout); NMRA Prize Parade (Winners from the NMRA's Madison, Wis., national convention); Union Terminal Ry. In HO Scale (A 4 x 8-foot urban track plan with staging on a helix); John Allen's Diode Triangles (A directional lighting circuit that requires only a drawbar connection between engine and tender); Basic Model Railroading Introduction To Model Photography (Sharing your modeling with others); South Plains District Revisited (A follow-up to the 1996 series including lessons learned and responses to reader comments); Conrail's Big Flats Line (A busy single-track subdivision in north central Pennsylvania); Computers In Model Railroading Running Trains With Computers (Combining computer and command control plus reader feedback on CAD layout design); Paint Shop An N Scale Hiawatha (Building and painting GHQ's kit); Along The Line ("Surf's up!:) Departments - Product News; Railway Post Office; Workshop; Poduct Reviews (Model Die Casting HO 4-4-2 * Red Caboose HO Mather reefer * Con-Cor N scale 2-8-4 locomotive); Railroader's Library; Club News; Hobbyshop Window; Photo Contest Rules; At The Throttle (All steamed up); Trains Of Thought (Transfer runs); Student Fare; Bull Session (Locomotive wish list survey results); Ask Paint Shop; Schedules; Index Of Advertisers
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November
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Features - Our Cover Story - Making History On The New England, Berkshire & Western (Modeling the 1950s has given this club direction for 50 years); Initial Scenery For The Wisconsin Central (Hills, roads and bridges on our N scale project layout); Basic Model Railroading - DCC: What It Is And What It Does (A control system that runs your trains, rather than your tracks); Finishing The Tender (In scratchbuilding a steam locomotive Part 2, we drill and tap, make the rivet overlay and assemble the tender); The California Fleet - GM's F59PHI and Amerail's California Cars (The state of California and Amtrak produced some of the most exciting new passenger service in the United States); Model Of The Month - Roger P. Crooks' Ruff & Nauk Manufacturing Co. In HO Scale; Trackside Photos (A preview of Great Model Railroads 1998 outstanding layouts in a variety of scales); Creating Realistic Track (Track's a model too...); Modeling With Proportional Dividers (Transfer measurements directly from a photo to your own scale); The Port Caribou RR & Western Navigation Co. (A finely detailed HOn3 layout with animation); Electronic Symposium - Surface-Mount Components (Make a simple circuit smaller); Paint Shop - EMD blue and white in N scale); Along The Line (Work of art) Departments - Product News; Railway Post Office; Workshop; Product Reviews (Life-Like HO Phase III GP9 diesel * Bachmann large scale Shay * and more); Railroader's Library; Club News; Hobbyshop Window; Photo Contest Rules; At The Throttle (Today's coupler challenge); Trains Of Thought (Keeping the nest empty); Student Race (Boy Scout National Jamboree); Bull Session; Ask Paint Shop; Schedules; Index Of Advertisers
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December
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Features - Our special tree, Build the HO scale Northwest Timber Co., What does that mean, The Rutland's Addison branch, The Sugar Creek Southern, Trackside photos, The colorful Eureka, Wiring the Wisconsin Central, Modeling Burlington Northern's Hustle Muscle, Building the engine frame and drive train, The HO scale Madison Central comes alive, Hot new front and a home page, Paint shop: Hoosier Lines PS-1 boxcar
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