Model Railroader August 2005

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August 2005
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Description
From the Editor
The slickest layout I’ve seen

News & Products
Hobby industry news and product announcements

Railway Post Office
Letters from our readers

Information Desk
Steam service on a budget

Workshop
Military vehicle lettering and Q’s & A’s

Step by Step
Modular structure kits to the rescue

OUR COVER STORY
Detailed layout, ideal room
Ideas to improve the presentation of your model railroad

Build a walk-through bridge
Adding a lift bridge to a modular layout

Operating an HO logging layout
Trains look great on the G&PC, but it’s all about operation

A 4 x 13 layout for home and road
An HO sectional layout that fits in a minivan

N scale on a tabletop
A tiny cityscape diorama makes a good modeling project

Build the Claremont & Concord in G: 1
Designing our 1:29 standard-gauge project railroad

Underbody for a UP caboose
The HO Trix CA-3 needed a more-solid foundation

A mystery afoot in Dubuque
A teenager dresses up Dad’s layout

Painting and weathering plaster
Washes result in subtle colors and realistic detail

DCC Corner
Decoders for two N scale locomotives

Product Reviews
HO scale CB&Q Zephyr from Con-Cor
Broadway Limited NW2 switcher in HO with sound
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