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EL 1001 RAILROAD DEAS
AN A RGUS P UBL I CA TI O N
VOL. 4, NO. 4
The most famous of all the silver-mining railroads of the old West SWITCH IT
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How to model the appearance of real trackwork with remote control RAILROAD IN A TRAILER trai ler PAPER P OSS IBILITIES paper kits COALING TRESTLE pioneer structure READER'S CONTEST railroad a uthor ENGINE TUNEUP simple rebuild PANEL CONTROLS . . . . - ...............69 Operate your railroad like the real ones do with a schematic panel PERFECTING PLASTIC CARS The least expensive quality detail CONTEST TIME IN PHOENIX regional contest
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E DITORIAL DIRECTOR George Elliott EDITOR
Stuck for a site for your model railroad empire? Try a
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