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MODEL RAILROADING
ATTAINABLE EXCELLENCE
DECEMBER 1989 DEPARTMENTS 4
Index

VOLUME 19, NUMBER 12 FEATURES

Back Issues of Model Railroading M agazine 1986 and 1 987 at a g lance
Guest Editorial

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"TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS ...
"

14

THE BLUE VICTORIAN

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THE ANIMAS, SILVERTON AND I f you've ever wanted to add SOUTHERN a d uplex to your layout, take RAILROAD
A 1 930's layout in HOn3 scale . Complete with color photos and four color track plan.

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" Reflections of a Train Nut"

by Roger Ingbretsen

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New Products

7 The Sandhouse

Product News Column

A "behind the scenes" look at putting together our " Santa Special " at Stony Gap cover. We ' l l show you how we did it, and how you can do it, too!

a l ook at this s imple IHC kitbash. Complete with diagrams and step-by-step instructions .

by Roy M . Stanley /I

by Dean Ebner

b y Scott T. Anderson

13 Railroad Periodical Close-Up

Model Railroading Digest, Miniature Railroading, and The Whistle Stop

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EASY AWNINGS: THE CONCLUSION
A s tep-by-step guide , c omplete with diagrams and c olor photos , on how to create awnings for your commercial buildings .

M&St.L THREE-BAY COVERED HOPPER
Prototype and model i ng information, complete with detailed l etterin g , for this hopper spanning 1 95 9 to 1 987 .

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BAR SMOOTH SIDE 50-FOOT BOX CARS
Color photos and modeling notes for this 1 95 0 ' s through 1 980's box car.

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by Karen and Earl Stephans
13 Your Trek Plan lor the Weekend...

b y George Melvin

An alphabetical listing of upcoming events
21 Video Review

b y Roy M. Stanley If

by Mark Vaughan

A COLORADO MINE WITH CHARACTER
A B uilders in Scale jewe l . Complete with prototype , modeling, and manufacturer's information. Color included .

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Railfan Videos from a Modeler's Perspective

by Bill McKean
2 9 Out 0 1 the Litter Box

Modeler's Tips and Techniques

MODELING AN ANN ARBOR COVERED HOPPER
A "how-to" with diagrams and photos for modeling a 1 958 cement service hopper.

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BUILDING BENCHWORK IN o SCALE

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by Scott T. A nderson

33 R ail Project Research

M ilwaukee Observation Cars and Canadian Stock Cars

by Mark Olstyn with photos by lim Six

The conclusion , complete with diagrams , from the New Haven Society of Model Engineers.

by Karen and Earl Stephans

by Stewart l. Tinturin

SCHERZER ROLLING LIFT BRIDGE
N ot an overnight project, this bridge is a sight to b ehold.

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Diesel Detail Close-Up

Electro-Motive Division ( EMD) GP38-2 As C hicago & Northwestern Number 46 1 3

B ASIC FREIGHTCAROLOGY THREE
I n this month 's column , w e ' l l take a look at freight car data and personal observation .

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by Rich Picariello

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SPECIAL CHRISTMAS WISH L IST CATALOG Hobby Shop Dealer Listing Rolling Stock Review

CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY 70-TON 50-FOOT PLUG DOOR BOX CARS
C olor photos, decal i nformation, and modeling notes regarding these newsprint service cars in use from the late 1960' s through t he 1 980' s .

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b y Alfred J. Schellbach

by David G. CasdO/ph

AAR FREIGHT CAR DESIGNATIONS: T HE CONCLUSION
W e'll take a look at car designations, complete with color photo support, based on the 1984 Car and Locomotive Cyclopedia.

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Eastern Car Works 70-Ton Covered Hopper

\'ry Mike Nesbi tt

About the Cover:

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Out of the Litter Box

Modeler's Tips and Techniques

For more on this staged diorama, our special holiday gift to you, turn to page 14! Scott T. Anderson photo

by l.A . Chambers

by Bill McKean w ith photos by Brian Ruther ord f
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78 Advertising Index

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