Model Railroader Magazine 2012 October Lighting tips Realistic roads Farm fields
Model Railroader Magazine 2012 October Lighting tips Realistic roads Farm fields

Model Railroader Magazine 2012 October Lighting tips Realistic roads Farm fields

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Model Railroader 2012 October
3411 easy urban lighting tips
Off-the-shelf parts make layout lighting a snap by David Popp
40 Enhance your modern billboard with lights
Light-emitting diodes and a taller pole make advertisements more visible by Matt Snell
42 How to model a moonlit night
Blue rope lights simulate nighttime and avoid inky darkness by Tony Koester
44 Modeling fields in N scale
Weather sealer as corn? Yes. Chenille as soybeans? You bet. A veteran modeler shows you how it's done by Patrick G. Lana
48 A scenery showcase built for operation
Lessons learned from a small layout inspired the bigger and better HO scale Western Pacific
by Bob Grech / Online bonus  
55 How to set up a layout for operation
Using car cards, waybills, and operating sequences on the HO scale Western Pacific by Marty Bradley
60 Modeling a 1960s freight car roster
A snapshot of the car fleet that was in service 50 years ago by Richard T. Virgin
64 Room-sized plan with a car float
This HO scale walk-in 10 x 20-foot plan also includes a branch line and an interchange by Tom Hawkins
80 Trackside Photos
by Steven Otte
6 Digital MR
The latest features on our website by Dana Kawala
From the Editor
Scale lights; human eyes by Neil Besougloff
>,. News & Products
Hobby industry news by Cody Grivno
18 Railway Post Office
Letters from our readers by Eric Stelpflug
20 Information Desk
Covered hoppers serve as storage bins by Jim Hediger
24 Workshop Tips
The value of a full-size bench vise by Jim Hediger
28 Step by Step
How to model streets and highways by Pelle SOeborg ? Online bonus  
68 DCC Corner
10 tips for converting your layout to Digital Command Control by Mike Polsgrove
70 Product
Reviews MREXTRA HO scale Electro-``
Motive Division
F7A-B diesels with`~
sound from MTH,AFT: EMD SD9043MAC
in HO scale by Kato, and more
by Dana Kawala
78 Trains of
Modeling grades by Tony Koester
93 Index of Advertisers and Cartoon
94 The Operators
Aids to navigation by Andy Sperandeo

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