Model Railroader Magazine 2013 August Portable branch lines Model bridges Weathe
Model Railroader Magazine 2013 August Portable branch lines Model bridges Weathe

Model Railroader Magazine 2013 August Portable branch lines Model bridges Weathe

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Model Railroader 2013 August
30 Build a portable branch line
Part 1: Benchwork and foam scenery for our HO scale branch line
by David Popp / Online bonus
38 Build working N scale signals
Brass kits and light-emitting diodes are the starting point for this project
by Jim Reising / Online bonus
42 From a module to a layout
A how-to series from three decades ago inspired a model railroad set in the Canadian Rockies
by Jim Bonnett
49 Trees that bend without breaking
Concealed coil springs help trees mounted along the edge c the layout cope with pesky elbows
by Tony Koester
50 Transition-era action on the C&NW
It's 1955 in the upper Midwest on this 8 x 18-foot HO scale layout
by Dave Rickaby
55 Weather a boxcar in 10 easy steps
Paint and powdered chalk make older freight cars look the worse for wear
by Pelle Soeborg
58 A shelf railroad designed for operation
Hauling potatoes on northern Maine's Aroostook Valley RR in N scale
by GeoffreyT. Smith
72 Trackside Photos
by Steven Otte
6 Digital MR
The latest features on our website by Dana Kawala
From the Editor
Change of color guard by Neil Besougloff
10 News & Products
Hobby industry news by Cody Grivno
17 Railway Post Office Letters from our readers by Eric Stelpflug
18 Information Desk
How a sprung frog turnout works by Jim Hediger
20 Workshop Tips
Choosing bridges for a model railroad
by Jim Hediger
24 Step by Step
Scratchbuild a branchline water tower from stripwooc by Steven Otte
62 DCC Corner
Installing LED headlights in an older locomotive
by Mike Polsgrove
64 Product Reviews
Canadian Pacific passenger train The Canadian in HO scale from Rapido, Broadway Limited's HO scale Pennsylvania RR T1 steam locomotive, and more
by Dana Kawala
71 Trains of Thought
Frozen in time by Tony Koester
85 Index of Advertisers and Cartoon
86 The Operators
Signals for operation, part 2 by Andy Sperandeo

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