Model Railroading: The Ultimate Guide 2020


In this Issue

From tabletop to town

Fill a layout space with a nice place

Paying attention?

10 details to model in one photo

Perfect peeling paint

Weather-worn wood made easy

Weathering vehicles

Dirty construction equipment ideas

10 terrific track tips

Lay perfect track in any scale

The world of details

A wealth of tips for adding realism

Onboard adventures

Riding the train is half the fun

A long-range track plan

Design with expansion in mind

The key to variety

Kitbashing tips, tricks, and cheats

Signature scenes

Build an accurate hometown

Also in this issue:

MRVP Tech, pg. 64
A Raspberry Pi for your layout

DCC Programming, pg. 66
A guide to grouping locomotives

Off the Rails, pg. 70
Tool tips for every modeler

Let’s Make a Scene, pg. 72
Kathy’s best winter modeling tips

It’s My Railroad, pg. 75
Easy signals for hidden track

Q&A with Steve Brown, pg. 78
“It’s My Railroad’s” host tells all

Ask MRVP, pg. 80
We answer your layout questions