Model Railroader-1998

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January
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The New and Expanded Virginian & Ohio, Completing the Northwest Timber Co., Building a 50-ft Mather stockcar, Trackside photos, Cylinders, rods and valve gear (Part 4), Scenery on the Wisconsin Central (Part 7), Kitbash an enclosed water tank, Colorado & Southern's Grant Canyon Division Prototype Drawings - BC Rail center-beam flatcar retrofits Paint Shop - American Flyer cars in HO scale
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$4.50

February
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New Power on the Utah Belt, A Railroad You Can Model The Camas Prairie Railroad, Trackside Photos, Roll a Boiler and take a Test Run (Part 5), Prototype Drawings - NYO & W coaling station at Middleton, N.Y., Build an HOn2 1/2 Forney tank engine, Structures for the Wisconsin Central (Part 8), The New Ohio Southern, Electronics Symposium - More Surface-Mount components, Paint Shop - Painting Rio Grande HO Scale Cabooses, Along the line
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March
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Features - Our Cover Story Tehachapi Pass - Catching The Action At Caliente (A railfan's HO layout featuring a famous train-watching hot spot); Populate Your Layout (Tips for modifying and painting inexpensive Ho figures); Southern Pacific Over Donner Pass On Display (The Overland Route portrayed in an HO club layout track plan featuring easy access for visitors); Waukesha Lime And Stone (We conclude the N scale Wisconsin Central series by adding a heavy industry to the layout); Winners Of MR's 21st Annual Photo Contest (Dramatic shots of superb modeling in N and HO scales); Building A Swinging Gate For Easy Access (An alternative to the duckunder); Building A Cab For Your HO 4-6-0 (Part 6 - With cab and boiler mounted to frame, the end of the project is in sight); Detailing Kato's HO Covered Hopper (Adding finer details to an already fine model); Blue Coal & Stafford Town RR (A compact, free-lanced N scale empire) Paint Shop - Modeling 70-Ton Former Railbox Cars In S Scale (Many of those bright yellow cars, built in the 1970s, soldier on in new colors); Along The Line (Train time at Elizabeth) Departments - Product News; Railway Post Office; Workshop; Product Reviews (Athearn HO AMD-103 diesel; DeLuxe Innovations N boxcar; Walthers Ho Husky-Stack; Badger 360 double-action airbrush; and more); Railroader's Library; Club News; Hobbyshop Window; At The Throttle (Reader's choice); Trains Of Thought (Shortcuts?); Student Fare; Bull Session; Ask Paint Shop (AC4400 handrail colors); Schedules; Index Of Advertisers
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April
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Kato Opens new factory, Our Cover Story - Soo Line Memories, Adding smokebox details and domes (Part 7), Trackside photos, A Railroad You can Model - Donner Pass, Modeling Donner Pass, Prototype Drawings - A pin-connected truss bridge, Foam board construction tips, Stop car light flickering, Modeling Montana Rail Link's SD45-2XR in N scale, Up on the roof, Paint Shop - Pennsylvania RR EB in N Scale, Along the line
1
$4.50

May
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Our Cover Story - Switching Chicago;s North Side, AnHO tribute to O. Winston Link's classic photography, A Trackside Industry you can build - Build Consolidated Concrete, Trackside Photos, Prototype Drawings - The Linville Depot, Altoona to Pittsburgh over Horse Shoe Curve, Model of the Month - Peter Messmer's Canadian Pacific 2-10-4 in HO scale, Finishing your scratchbuilt Ten-Wheeler, A visit to Palatine Hobby, The large scale Gold Creek RR, Paint Shop - Repainting and lettering a scratchbuilt brass 4-6-0
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June
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Our Cover Story - Birth of a Coal Branch (Part one), Trackside photos, A Railroad You can Buile - The diverse Mississippi Central, Developing the track plan for the Mississippi Central, Prototype Drawings - Mississippi Central's 120-class Mikados, Improving an N scale C&NW GP18, The HO scale Turtle Creek Southern, Model of the Month - Walter S. Marr's Union Pacific gas-turbine locomotive in HO, Build a Pullman parlor car in O scale, The Forks Creek & Central RR, Building the Devore depot in N scale, Paint Shop - Modeling a Nickel Plate Road Baldwin AS-16, Along the line
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July
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Our Cover Story - The HOn3 lorigan Lumber Co. (You can have your own view and backdrop too); Designing A Coal Branch (Part 2) (The Allegheny Nidland's Coal Park Extension Part 2: Running along the walls may be the key to finding space for your railroad); The HO Scale Kansas City Central (A 4 x 8-foot track plan for a modern regional railroad); Prototype Drawings - CP Rails SD40-2F (These cowl-bodied locomotives were the last SD40s built); Bachmann Shay Wins New Product Of The Year Award (Results of our first annual Reader's Choice awards); Building An O Scale Brill Gas-Electric Car (Including a lightbox method for making perfect rivets in styrene) Departments - At The Throttle (Let us hear your opinions); Railway Post Office; Product Reviews (Walthers HO Superliner II passenger cars * Micro-Trains N scale 60-foot waffle-side boxcar * Walthers HO ore car * Railway Design Associates O scale depot and store * Downtown Deco art-deco high-rise building); Workshop (Reader tips and questions); (New) Prototype Info; Railroader's Library; (New) MR News (News about clubs, people and events in the hobby * Product News * Hobbyshop Window); Trackside Photos (Pictures from our readers); Model of the Month (Don Cook's HO scale Great Northern Ry passenger depot); (New) Workin' On The Railroad; Trains Of Thought (Model someone else's railroad?); (New) One Reader's Opinion; Paint Shop (N scale Pacific Fruit Express cars); Ask Paint Shop; Coming Events And Club Memberships; Index Of Advertisers; Along The Line (Motor city)
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August
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Features - Our Cover Story - Today's Aberfoyle Junction (Ontario's O scale time machine is a layout you can visit); From Benchwork To Wiring (The Allegheny Midland's Coal Fork Extension Part 3: The catch was it had to be built over an existing staging yard); The Lilliput Logger (Track plan for a portable 4 x 8 logging line); Prototype Drawings - Soo Lilne Insulated Boxcars (These early 40- and 50-foot DF-equipped cars were assembled from stock components); Landscaping By Guess (And By Gosh) (How to blend three-dimensional modeling into the backdrop); Detailing Bachmann's N Scale Wide-Nose Dash 8 (A few extra parts go a long way toward improving factory-painted models); A Bridge Construction Scene In N Scale (A scene that lets you show off construction equipment); Welcome To The Inyo & White Mountain RR (A 9 x 12-foot HO layout in 1950s California) Departments - At The Throttle (All through the night); Railway Post Office; Product Reviews (Atlas HO GE U23B diesel * Life-Like N scale Alco PA-1 and PB-1 diesels * Bachmann N doodlebug * Life-Like Proto 2000 HO EMD GP20 diesel); Workshop; Prototype Info; Railroader's Library; MR News (News about clubs, people and events in the hobby * Product News * Hobbyshop Window); Trackside Photos (Pictures from our readers); Model Of The Month (Brian Scace's O scale Boston & Albany 2-8-4); Workin' On The Railroad (Assembling resin kits); Trains Of Thought (Help wanted); One Reader's Opinion (The "dioramist" in model railroading); Paint Shop (CP Action Red diesels in HO); Ask Paint Shop (EMD F7 demonstrator colors); Coming Events And Club Memberships; Index Of Advertisers; Along The Line (The center of the world)
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September
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Our Cover Story - The Carrabasset & Dead River finally makes it to Tidewater, Scenery for the Central Appalachians (Part 4), The Pike City Belt Line, Model a Union Pacific AC4400CW in HO scale, Prototype Drawings - New York Central fluted coaches, Handlaying code 40 turnouts in N scale, Build a DCC accessory decoder, Model of the Month - Kevin Holland's O scale EMC gas-electric, Paint Shop - Applying decals and dry transfers
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October
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Our Cover Story - Modeling SD8OMAC & SD9OMAC diesels in HO scale, The Athabasca System, Bridges, tipples and towns (Part 5), 1998 MNRA prize parade, Prototype Drawings - DL&W watchman's shanty, Cribwork fill, Papermaking and the railroads (Part 1), Prototype Info - GP7 and GP9 spotting information, Paint Shop - Chicago Great Western F3s
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November
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Features - Our Cover Story - Airbrushing For Model Railroaders (Selecting and using this remarkable tool); Operation Brings A Coal Branch To Life (Part 6) (The Allegheny Midland's Coal Fork Extension: Part 6 - A look at how the Coal Fork earns its keep concludes our series); Four Familiar Fences (Variety in rural fences reflects frugal use of materials); An Industry You Can Build - Papermaking And The Railroads Today (Part 2) (An industry with great kitbashing potential); Prototype Drawings - Fully Enclosed Low-Deck Tri-Level Auto Racks (Enclosing skeleton racks secured the auto trade for U.S. railroads); Nickel Plate Road PA-1s (Upgrading factory-painted Life-Like Proto 2000 HO models); Ruins That Improve A Model City (Remnants of the past add a sense of history); Improving HO Scale Height And Passenger Trucks (Replace wheels and add weathering for more realism); Patching Up X29 Boxcars (Rub-on metal foil easily represents side repair panels); Proto: Scale (Standards based on the prototype lead to greater realism) Departments - At The Throttle (Hobby market snapshot); Railway Post Office; Product Reviews (Kato HO RSC-2 diesel * Life-Like Proto 2000 HO GP7 * InterMountain HO TTX flatcar * Blair Line N scale church * Midwest Products Ho bridge); Workshop (Laying out curved turnouts); Prototype Info; Railroader's Library; MR News (Teen modelers convention); Trackside Photos; Workin' On The Railroad (Build a car cradle); Trains Of Thought (Communication is basic); One Reader's Opinion (Model a prototype railroad); Paint Shop (N scale diesels for the "Louie"); Ask Paint Shop; Coming Events And Club Memberships; Photo Contest Rules; Index Of Advertisers; Along The Line (You could see them work)
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December
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Features - Starry Night (Season's greetings from the Model Railroader staff); Our Cover Story - Welcome To The Cactus Valley (This 4 x 8-foot HO layout captures the rugged charm of the West); Starting Out Small (An N scale train set is the basis for a nice layout made with foam); Waterfalls From Fishing Line (An easy way to make realistic moving water); Prototype Drawings Crooke Locomotive Works South Park 2-6-0s (These narrow gauge engines of 1884 lived up to the name Mogul); Plywood Benchwork (Open-grid construction with improved stability and economy); Model An HO Southern Pacific B23-7 (Combining a Rail Power shell and Bachann chassis); My Son And His Station (Scratchbuilding yields more than a model - it teaches a lesson); The St. Paul & Southern (An HO layout featuring highlights from the CHicago & North Western) Departments - At The Throttle (This wonderful hobby); Railway Post Office; Product Reviews (Weaver O scale U25B * Digitrax radio-controlled DCC throttle * and more); Workshop; Prototype Info; Sweepstakes Rules; Railroader's Library; MR News (Student modelers * Product News * Hobbyshop Window); Trackside Photos; Workin' on the Railroad (Infrared occupancy detectors); Trains Of Thought (A boy's Christmas train set); One Reader's Opinion (Model railroader wannabe); Paint Shop (South Park Mogul in Sn3); Coming Events And Club Memberships; Index Of Advertisers; Along The Line (Indiana sunset)
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