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September 1991
VOLUME 21 NUMBER 9

Photo by Randy Lee

FEATURES
16 20 SOUTHERN'S MS-4 MIKADOS: POST-WAR COPIES OF USRA HEAVY 2-8-2S by Larry Puckett 70-TON TRIPLE HOPPERS: PROTOTYPES FOR THE STEWART HOBBIES HO KIT by Jim Rogers 22 24 A KITBASHED CONRAIL SCALE TEST CAR by Dean Freytag

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS: SWITCHER UPDATE by Larry Puckett 27 ON TRACK: TRACK PLANNING by Jim Mansfield

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A PROTOTYPICAL POWER SUBSTATION: LET THERE BE LIGHT by Rich Yungclas

THE PENN-JERSEY CENTRAL: A LITTLE BIT OF PENNSYLVANIA GOES SOUTH by Larry Puckett 38 BEHIND THE SCENES: DESERT GREEN by Margaret Mansfield

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HOW A NORFOLK & WESTERN (OR ANY OTHER) STEAM LOCOMOTIVE WORKED by Vern French 44 46 48 MODEL PHOTOGRAPHY SERIES #9: SOFT LIGHT by Bruce Nail

MODELING A MODERN CIRCUS TRAIN: PROTOTYPE WAGONS by Bill Hill

VERMONT RAILWAY: A QUARTER-CENTURY OF ROLLING STOCK by George Melvin

54 DIESEL DETAIL CLOSE-UP: DENVER & RIO GRANDE WESTERN EMD GP30 by Rich Picariello 56 ADVENTURES WITH LAYOUTS: NINE MILES STRAIGHT UP - PART III by Larry Smith

DEPARTMENTS
4 5 6 8 SOCIETY PAGE EDITORIAL NEW PRODUCTS PRODUCT REVIEWS

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RAIL PROJECT RESEARCH LETTERS TO THE EDITOR YOUR TREK PLAN

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VIDEO REVIEW DEALER DIRECTORY SHOPPING GUIDE ADVERTISER INDEX

ABOUT THE COVER
A pair of D&H Baldwin Sharks pause at the portal of the Bridgeville Tunnel to request clearance as a Jersey Central camelback clears the Mainline Tunnel on Peter Heintz's Penn-Jersey Central. See page 34 for more. Photo by Larry PI/ekel/. INSET: A VTR GP38-2 and GP9 lead a 31-car freight into the Rutland Yard. For prototype and modeling tips on VTR rolling stock, see George Melvin's article on page 48. Pharo by George Melvin.

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