Classic Toy Trains May 2011

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May 2011
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PROJECT RAILROAD, ADDING SCENERY TO THE READERS' CHOICE LAYOUT
By Kent Johnson
Our project railroad gets trees, mountains, and a realistic pond.
pg. 30

BUILD A BUSY HARBOR SCENE
By Fred M. Dole
Follow these step-by-step tips to add a bay, a coal loading dock, and a scratchbuilt barge to your layout.
pg. 42

HOW TO MODEL A DETAILED COUNTY FAIR SCENE
By Ron Schlicht
Add an eye-catching scene to your layout with these easy tips.
pg. 54

MAKE YOUR LAYOUT LOOK BIGGER
By Peter H. Riddle
Learn the simple design choices that make any layout seem more expansive than it really is.
pg. 60

A MODELER'S PATH TO O GAUGE ENLIGHTENMENT
By Roger Carp
Pete Vollmer finally builds the layout of his destiny. His recently completed 28 x 35-foot layout is O gauge nirvana.
pg. 36

TIPS FOR BUILDING A POSTWAR LAYOUT
By Roger Carp
John Di Crisci shares his secrets for crafting a great retro O gauge pike.
pg. 46

MAXIMUM ACTION TRACK PLAN
By Don Miller
Run two trains on one main line with zero collisions with this innovative plan.
pg. 52

HOW-TO: TAKE GREAT LAYOUT PHOTOS
By Dennis Brennan
How to create images that look as good as your railroad.
pg. 56

LIONEL'S FORGOTTEN PRINTING KIT
By Joe Algozzini
This nifty 1950s track plan kit helped kids design their dream railroad.
pg. 62

SOLVING THE MYSTERY OF LIONEL'S SUPER O SHOWROOM LAYOUT
By William Schmeelk
Lionel's New York Super O showroom layout opened later than thought.
pg. 64
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