COVER STORY

SPECIAL EDITION!
Christmas Layouts & Displays Plus Bud Pickens’ Tower City Hobby Shop Layout of Cleveland, Ohio

PUBLISHER’S CORNER

“The Friends We Make”
Rich Melvin’s Tribute To The Late John O. Riddle, the Epitome of a Professional Railroader

FEATURED ARTICLES

Ron’s Revelation
Kennett Kool 1902
Hagerstown Roundhouse
File Cabinet Christmas Layout
MTH Electric Trains at Macy’s
Lighting the Weaver Switch Tower
Holiday Trains at Grand Central Station

OPERATIONS

“Don’t Be Square”

PRODUCT REVIEWS

Atlas O Trainman GP15 Set
Dallee Battery replacement for Railsounds Locomotives
MTH RailKing Scale Susquehanna FP45
Grass and Foliage for O Gauge Layouts
E-Unit Repair Tools

PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENTS

USRA 0-6-0 from Atlas O
Ross Custom Box Car from Ross Custom Switches
Brass MP54 Cars from Sunset 3rd Rail
Fishbelly Hopper from MTH Electric Trains
MRC Symphony 77 from Model Rectifier Corp.
Alco RSD7/15 Diesels from Atlas O
People Figures from Golden Gate Depot

BACKSHOP

Where Did The Uncoupling Track Go?
Jim Barrett Shows You How to Install Uncoupling Magnets Anywhere You Want Them

COLLECTOR’S GALLERY

Conrail Collectibles? You Betcha!

DEALER ROUNDHOUSE

Check out OGR DEALERS from all over the country!