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Model Railroad News January/February 2012

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Special Interest:

  • Web Technology: The Model Railroader's Virtual Library

N-Scale Reviews:

  • BLMA Trinity 53-foot 5-unit Spine Car set brings Modern intermodal railroading to life
  • Bachmann Baldwin 4-6-0 offers enjoyable features for the kitbasher and RTR modeler alike

HO-Scale Reviews:

  • Athearn GP15T utilizes new tooling to create a model that saw only a few units in life
  • ExactRail bolsters fleet with a new run of 70s — 80s-era Greenville 65-foot Gondolas
  • Q Connection Whalebelly Hopper offers a challenge for experienced modelers looking to replicate unique rolling stock
  • M.T.H. Daylight Alco PA/PBs and Passenger Set make for perfect companions

S-Scale Review:

  • Alpine Purina Chows Feed Mill combines two real-life mills to create one iconic kit

On30-Scale Review:

  • Bachmann Porter 0-4-0 & 0-4-2 move into 21st Century while retaining 19th Century charm

Large-Scale Review:

  • Aristo-Craft Mallet gets shopped and re-released with new improvements
  • Book/Calendar Reviews:
  • <>Streamscenes 2012 Calendars: works of art
  • For scratch builder & historian: Carstens updates Slim Gauge Cars

Columns & Departments:

  • S Curves • by Dick Karnes
  • At the Grade Crossing • by Bill Cawthon
  • Thinking of Technology • by John Sipple
  • N Depth • by Steven Goehring
  • Teen Association of Model Railroads • by Sawyer Barry

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