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November 2022

The November 2022 issue of Model Railroader

Featured

In this Issue

Scratchbuilding sampler

Learn how to make fences from folders, lampshades from an aluminum pan, and much more

 

From junction to junction

Modeling a five-railroad, 71⁄2-mile parade ground in N scale

 

The Hometown Time Machine

The third time is the charm for this HO scale C&NW layout

Adding foreground for photography

Temporary scenery extensions are lightweight and easy to move around

Also in this issue:

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

FROM THE EDITOR, pg. 8
Train show season finally ready to return

NEWS & PRODUCTS, pg. 12
Hobby industry news

ASK MR, pg. 18
Consisting locomotives to run together with DCC

STEP BY STEP, pg. 24
How to model a panelized switch gondola

DCC CURRENTS, pg. 50
Controlling turnouts with Peco SmartSwitch

PRODUCT REVIEWS, pg. 52
Atlas HO scale EMD SD24 diesel, LocoFi 3 Wi-Fi decoder module, and more

ON OPERATION, pg. 56
Adding detail to waybill data

TRACKSIDE PHOTOS, pg. 58

INDEX OF ADVERTISERS AND CARTOON, pg. 73

TRAINS OF THOUGHT, pg. 74
Front lighting for a change