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January 2022

The January 2022 issue of Model Railroader

Featured

In this Issue

Forest in a flash

Create a forest canopy from fiber fill and foam

Expanding across New England

Marshall Sommer adds onto his HO scale Rhode Haven

Meet the MR&T State Line layout

The Milwaukee, Racine & Troy is now ­available in N scale

Wiring quick start

A beginner’s guide to understanding the electrical basics

Also in this issue:

ON TRAINS.COM, pg. 6
The latest features on our website

FROM THE EDITOR, pg. 8
Introducing a new era for the MR&T

NEWS & PRODUCTS, pg. 12
Hobby industry news

ASK MR, pg. 18
What tools does a model railroader need?

STEP BY STEP, pg. 24
Strip, paint, and decal a caboose

DCC CURRENTS, pg. 60
Digitrax’s Quad Switch Stationary Decoder

PRODUCT REVIEWS, pg. 62
ScaleTrains.com N scale GE Dash 9-40C, HO scale ACF 5250 covered hopper by Atlas, and more

ON OPERATION, pg. 68
Hosting an operating session

TRACKSIDE PHOTOS, pg. 70

INDEX OF ADVERTISERS AND CARTOON, pg. 81
Statement of Ownership

TRAINS OF THOUGHT, pg. 82
Resurrecting the Gorre & Daphetid