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Model Railroading: The Ultimate Guide 2019

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In this Issue

Model a commuter train

Strip and paint for a prototype

Lake of Plexiglas

Modeling water that splits in half

Make a forest

Assembly line kits make it easy

The Copper Basin Ry.

A prototype you can model

The CBRy. track plan

Build a mid-sized mining layout

Airbrush pre-shading

Shadows before the final coat

Q&A with Kathy Millatt

Meet “Let’s Make a Scene’s” host

Super-sized Soo Line

The Grosser’s biggest layout yet!

Trackside adventure

Railfanning Midwestern hot spots

Scratchbuild a sawmill

Building tips to fit a given location

Making paper roads

Draw your own realistic roads

Also in this issue: 

  • Cody’s Workshop, pg. 71
    Weather a cement hopper
  • Let’s Make a Scene, pg. 74
    Model a wetland with tall grass
  • MRVP Tech, pg. 77
    Upgrade a diesel sound decoder
  • Off the Rails, pg. 80
    Tool tips and stuff you make