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April 2022

The April 2022 issue of Model Railroader

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In this Issue

Scenery tips you can count on

Simple steps to take your layout from bar plywood to showstopping scenes

 

Moving coal on the C&O

This freelanced HO scale layout captures the essence of Appalachian railroading in the 1960s

 

A module designed for photography

Pelle Søeborg is back with new modules

 

Also in this issue:

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

FROM THE EDITOR, pg. 8
The Ultimate Guide returns!

RAILWAY POST OFFICE, pg. 10
Letters from our readers

NEWS & PRODUCTS, pg. 14
Hobby industry news

ASK MR, pg. 18
What are gondolas with covers carrying?

STEP BY STEP, pg. 22
Salvaging a salvage yard

DCC CURRENTS, pg. 46
Wiring block detectors

PRODUCT REVIEWS, pg. 48
HO scale GE Dash-9s from Athearn Genesis, Rapido N scale Horizon/Comet passenger cars, and more

ON OPERATION, pg. 54
Switching facing-point sidings

TRACKSIDE PHOTOS, pg. 56

INDEX OF ADVERTISERS AND CARTOON, pg. 65

TRAINS OF THOUGHT, pg. 66
Paving the way