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August 2022

The August 2022 issue of Model Railroader

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In this Issue

A compact layout for railfanning

The Sierra Northern is an N scale layout built on a hollow-core door

 

A Utah Belt progress report

Eric Brooman’s popular freelance HO scale layout keeps up with changes in the railroad industry and economy

 

A mill pond for the Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes

Part 2: Adding foliage, water, and ripples to the pond

Model a wrapped locomotive

Combine prototype images and photoediting software to make decals for a one-of-a-kind locomotive

Also in this issue:

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

FROM THE EDITOR, pg. 8
The times, they are a-changin’

RAILWAY POST OFFICE, pg. 10
Letters from our readers

NEWS & PRODUCTS, pg. 14
Hobby industry news

ASK MR, pg. 18
When a DCC decoder won’t hold an address

STEP BY STEP, pg. 22
How to build a multimedia structure kit

DCC CURRENTS, pg. 46
Useful connectors for DCC wiring

PRODUCT REVIEWS, pg. 48
New Haven EP-5 electric in HO by Rapido, Broadway Limited N scale 2-8-2 Mikado, and more

ON OPERATION, pg. 54
Another look inside the tower

TRACKSIDE PHOTOS, pg. 56

INDEX OF ADVERTISERS AND CARTOON, pg. 65

TRAINS OF THOUGHT, pg. 66
A blank canvas