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UPGRADING ATHEARN's GP40-2, page 6 SUPERDETAIL ANY INDUSTRIAL SCENE, page 39 CREATE YOUR OWN DECALS, page 47 SCRATCHBUILDING A 64-WHEEL SCHNABEL CAR, page 16 BUILD A GRUMANN HI-RAILER, page 10 MODELING FROM THE PROTOTYPE
Modeling Industry:

ON THE COVER

ALL SCALES:
Time Capsule:

Lee Christopher is recreating the McCloud Railway in northern California on two levels in a 17 x 19-foot two-car garage. T his is one of the layouts you can see in person by attending the 2008 National Model Railroad Association Convention (www. nmra.org/2008) in Anaheim, California on July 13-19, 2008 and signing up for the appropriate "Layout Tour." Our "Layout Tour" begins on page 26. -Robert Schleicher photo

39 East Side Beverage-superdetailing
any industrial scene, b y Bob Rivard
Paint & Decals:

3 Extra 443 West near Wells Beach,
Maine on the Boston and Maine, September 25, 1963, by Gale Saxton
Paint & Decals:

47 Creating the artwork for custom
made decals, by Matt Snell
Diesels, One-Detail-At-A-Time:

47 Creating the artwork for custom
made decals, by Matt Snell

53 EMD F45 as Burlington Northern
6608 from Athearn's model, by Louis

HO SCALE:
Diesel Modeling:

A. Marre

G SCALE:
Modern Modeling:

6 EMD GP40-2 as Rio Grande 3116
from the Athearn model, by Steve

22 Four seventies-era 40-foot box cars
from USA Trains models, b y Bob

Orth
Modern Modeling:

Rivard

10 Build a Grumman Hi-Railer from
Johnny Lightning's toy, by Matt Snell
16 Schnabel 72-wheel transformer car,

DEPARTMENTS:
5 6 What's New 58 Calendar

scratchbulding in styrene, by Mike

Baker
Locomotive Performance:

24 Summary of all previous Locomotive
Performance Test Reports
Layout Tours:

26 Lee Christopher's 17 x 19-foot Two Deck McCloud Railway 60 James Lancaster's 15 x 40-foot Southern Pacific in California layout

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