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October 2022

The October 2022 issue of Model Railroader

Featured

In this Issue

A division point with scope for operation

Bob Phelps, senior product designer for Peco, built the HO scale Green River, Wyoming, layout to run big American trains in England

 

Anthracite railroading in N scale

This 16 x 22-foot layout models the last days of hard-coal roads in Pennsylvania

 

Paper people for any pay grade

Make your structures pop with inexpensive figures that fool viewers

Scratchbuild a bulk material barge

Learn how to model this common watercraft with styrene and a few detail parts

Touchscreen turnout control

Use modern technology to route trains on your model railroad

Also in this issue:

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

FROM THE EDITOR, pg. 8
An addition, a loss, and a bit of change

NEWS & PRODUCTS, pg. 12
Hobby industry news

ASK MR, pg. 18
How do I fill rail gaps on my N scale layout?

RAILWAY POST OFFICE, pg. 21
Letters from our readers

STEP BY STEP, pg. 22
Model a rural grade crossing scene

DCC CURRENTS, pg. 54
Useful features of DCC Specialties’ new ECB

PRODUCT REVIEWS, pg. 56
Rapido HO scale GMD F59PH diesel, large scale Santa Fe f7s by LGB, and more

ON OPERATION, pg. 62
Limits of yard limits

TRACKSIDE PHOTOS, pg. 64

INDEX OF ADVERTISERS AND CARTOON, pg. 73

TRAINS OF THOUGHT, pg. 74
More alternative uses of freight cars