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O Scale Trains Magazine November/December 2016

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Features

90 Years Youngby Brian Scace with Andy Brusgard and Bob Lavezzi — We visit the New York Society of Model Engineers.

Steel Mill Rolling Stock Series #3by Thomas A. Yorke — An idler car is the subject this time around.

Mending those Split Endsby Rob Adams — A proper fix for those "original boxes."

The Case for Kit-minglingby Brian Scace and Martin Brechbiel — We build a lubes car combining the contents of several kits.

Easy Weights for Plastic Freightcarsby Neville Rossiter — Nev shows a simple robust weighting technique in this Really Obvious Tip.

Columns

Explorations in Prototype Modelingby Rob Adams

Observationsby Brian Scace

O Scale Archeologyby Jim DeBruin

The Modern Imageby Gene Clements

Traction Actionby Martin Brechbiel

Departments

Advertisers’ Index

Buy-Sell-Trade Ads

Club News

Events Listing

Modelers’ Showcase

Product News and Reviews