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April 2021

The April 2021 issue of Model Railroader

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In this Issue

Solder a simple pole gate

This one-evening scenic detail is an easy way to get your feet wet in metalworking

Simple pine trees

Cheap furnace filters provide branches for these easy evergreens

Western Maryland's East Division

Childhood memories influenced this 26 x 30-foot HO scale model railroad

Modeling in 1:1 scale

Rapido Trains owner Jason Shron is the man with a train in his basement

More in this issue

FROM THE EDITOR
•The hard work of having fun

RAILWAY POST OFFICE
•Letters from our readers

NEWS & PRODUCTS
•Hobby industry news

ASK MR
•How do I convert couplers on N scale cars

REHAB MY RAILROAD
•Tank cars for Jones Island

DCC CURRENTS
•Dealing with reversing sections

PRODUCT REVIEWS
•Kitwood Hill Models 36-foot On30 turntable
•Athearn N scale PS 4427 covered hopper
•Bachmann HO scale SC-44 Charger diesel
•Menards HO scale Sprecher Brewing Co.
•WalthersMainline HO scale 40-foot boxcar

ON OPERATION
•Moving work trains

TRACKSIDE PHOTOS
•Online bonus

INDEX OF ADVERTISERS AND CARTOON

TRAINS of THOUGHT
Expansive living in smaller worlds