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by Sean Hadfield
by Frederick Boucher

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Sean Hadfield [windysean] saw a unique building in his home town and scratchbuilt it for his model railroad. He created a step-by-step narrative with photos and associated titles. Let's follow along as he builds this challenging architectural gem
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Matthew Lenton takes some of NOCH's foam Rock Formation and creates a quick display base of a truly treacherous mountain road.
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Fred Boucher has undertaken an extensive investigation of various wash techniques, using a variety of paints and inks with different carrier liquids.
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Family small business model companies create some of the more intriguing kits available. Branch Engine House is a new release from Railway Design Associates, creators of injection reminiscent of stone buildings of the 19th century.
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Cast metal was a standard model material until the age of plastic. In today's resin age many accessories and cottage industry models are still cast metal. Metal is in some regards superior to resin and easier to work with. Come along and see!
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Ship builder Leslie G Rogers [Lesrogers] built the Trumpeter BR52 locomotive and tender into great model with an exceptional finish!
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John Staehle [JOHNCPO] has found a common household product that makes convincing model water! He tells us how and shows us his results.
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Doing dioramas? Scenicing scenes? Trees are one of the most prominent components of a landscape.
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You want to run trains? You need a layout. Layouts can range in size from simple space economical shelf layouts along a desk to massive plywood empires that fill entire buildings. They all have two elements in common, a foundation and a track plan.
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The Virginia Museum of Transportation in Roanoke, Virginia, features some of the only remaining examples locomotives, cabooses, and rolling stock of the great Norfolk & Western Railway. On display is N&W Class A 1218 and the jet-like 4-8-4 Class J No.611
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This is a gallery of reference images to give you great detail in how exposed rail road equipment weathers and ages.
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The BR52 has become a 'doable' modelling subject thanks to Trumpeter releasing a 1/35th scale model of the locomotive a year or two ago. In this feature piece, some details of the actual vehicle...
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Here is a build story of sorts. It's more of a "Layout Story". It takes the viewer through a fantastic rail road layout. Enjoy the history and the layout.
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This feature is a bit of an event feature and a bit of a Model/Layout On Diplay feature. Fred shares a ton of great layout images from a National Model RailRoad Asociation convention.
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