Model Railroader Magazine 2017 July Tracks & Turnouts Urban waterfront layout
Model Railroader Magazine 2017 July Tracks & Turnouts Urban waterfront layout

Model Railroader Magazine 2017 July Tracks & Turnouts Urban waterfront layout

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Model Railroader 2017 July
28 Track 101
Understanding the basics of sectional, flex, and handlaid track
by Steven Otte
Online bonus  
32 Upgrading older turnouts
Improve their performance
and appearance by Tony Koester
Online bonus  
36 Ballasting main lines and sidings
Use these techniques to simulate the different levels of maintenance railroads applied to various types of track
by Lou Sassi
Online bonus  
39 Simple route selection
A rotary knob makes controlling switch motors intuitive
by Pete LaGuardia
40 Model tracks in dirt and cinders
Combine terrarium sand and cactus potting soil to get realistic-looking results by Kim Nipkow
42 A rail-marine showcase
The 12 x 17-foot HO scale Claremont Docks RR combines memories and waterfront modeling interests
by Howard R. Lloyd
48 Build a single-point turnout
The prototype helped trolley lines save money
by James F. Cordaro
52 How to build an operating switch stand
A flick of the finger reliably moves switch points and sets frog polarity
by Gary Butts
In every issue 6 Digital MR
The latest features on our website
8 From the Editor
Keeping your hobby hoard manageable
10 News & Products
Hobby industry news
18 Ask MR
Where is Canadian spelled with an "e"?
22 N Scale Insight
Derailments of the curious kind
24 Step by Step
Upgrade a Varney gondola kit
58 DCC Corner
Dual engines with a WOWSound decoder
60 Product Reviews MREXTRA
HO scale NJ Transit commuter train from Atlas, N scale 50-foot boxcar from Fox Valley Models, cylindrical hoppers in HO from Walthers, and more
67 On Operation
Put Rule 93 to work on your layout
68 Trackside Photos
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81 Index of Advertisers and Cartoon
82 Trains of Thought
Modeling from memories

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