Model Railroader June 2012

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June 2012
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A railroad renewed
By Bob McLaughlin
New scenery and Digital Command Control help bring this 1970s HO scale display layout back to life
pg. 30

A modern enginehouse
By Harold Russell
This structure was built for the Livonia, Avon & Lakeville RR
pg. 35

Modeling the sounds of passenger diesels
By Bob Kingsnorth
Simulating the sound of Amtrak head-end power
pg. 38

DCC sound for PCC streetcars
By Fred Miller
Any prototype recordings can become sound projects for programmable decoders
pg. 41

Add sound to a modern diesel locomotive
By Pelle Søeborg
Tips for installing a Digital Command Control sound decoder in a Kato HO scale model
pg. 44

Realistic operations on a freelanced layout
By Paul J. Dolkos
The Tennessee Central inspired this 28 x 32-foot HO layout
pg. 46

Scratchbuild a loading stand
By Dennis Daniels
This simple trackside detail gives workers access to car roofs
pg. 54

Supporting scenery with foam rubber
By Jim Richards
For tricky, narrow spaces, a flexible material fills the gap
pg. 56

Add a valance and dust cover
By Howard Lloyd
Easy-to-hang panels and plastic curtains frame viewpoints and keep layouts clean
pg. 58

From plain pickup to hi-rail truck
By Joseph Kreiss
Use similar detailing techniques to model 4 x 4 off-road vehicles
pg. 60
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