Model Railroader December 2013

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December 2013
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Perch birds on your power lines
By Gerry Leone
It’s simple to add this often-overlooked detail to your overhead wires
pg. 36

Kitbash a Canadian Pacific RS-3 in HO scale
By Don Janes
Combine a Bowser body and an Atlas chassis to build an Alco workhorse
pg. 38

A sectional railroad on an aluminum frame
By Michael Pagano
Based on two MR designs, this N scale layout depicts the Pacific Northwest
pg. 44

Modeling Miami's Downtown Spur
By Lance Mindheim
An urban light-industrial setting provides plenty of switching
pg. 50

The mechanics of train dispatching
By Andy Sperandeo, Contributing Editor
How to do timetable-and-train-order dispatching, including what you need
pg. 58

A rail-marine connection in the Pacific Northwest
By Bowen Tubbs
A remote Milwaukee Road branch inspired this 12 x 16-foot track plan
pg. 66

New life for old boxcars
By Al Warren
Following the Chicago & North Western’s example to repurpose 40-foot cars as sheds
pg. 68
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