Classic Toy Trains February 2011

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February 2011
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PROJECT RAILROAD: THE READERS' CHOICE RR
By Kent Johnson, Bob Keller
We build an O-36 layout using new products, alternate techniques, and a reader-selected theme.
pg. 44

ADDING PASENGERS TO A TROLLEY
By Bob Keller
Weekend Workshop: Add customers to your Williams by Bachmann Peter Witt streetcar.
pg. 28

VISIT A RAILROAD TO THE PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE
By Roger Carp
Jim Steed's O gauge layout takes you on an unforgettable journey.
pg. 38

TIPS FOR DIGITAL PICTURES
By Dennis Brennan
How-to: Digital cameras make it easier to photograph your layout, but you need to know the basics.
pg. 50

A NEW LAYOUT SHOWCASES THE BEST OF THE PREWAR ERA
By Roger Carp
Veteran collector Clyde Easterly has put his prewar trains and toys on a brand-new stage.
pg. 54

SWITCH MACHINE WIRING 101
By Dennis Brennan
Boost realism by installing under-table switch machines and indicator lights on your control panel.
pg. 60

LIONEL'S SPACE AGE CHERRY PICKER
By Frank Cozzi
Focus On Classics: Lionel's no. 6512 cherry picker flatcar from 1962 was inspired by a real-life NASA astronaut rescue vehicle.
pg. 68

LIONEL'S MAGIC ELECTROL: IT'S COMMAND CONTROL - 1940 STYLE!
By Peter H. Riddle
Focus On Classics: In 1940, Lionel developed a system that independently operated two trains on one loop of O gauge track.
pg. 70

EXPERT TIPS FOR CREATING GREAT LAYOUT SCENES
By Roger Carp
Focus On Classics: Expert modeler Rick Wright shares some of his favorite tips for making O gauge scenes that are rich in story-telling detail.
pg. 74
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