COVER STORY

Breaking News About Lionel and MTH!
Editor-in-Chief Allan Miller and Special Projects Editor Ed Boyle bring you news of the new Lionel Corporation, a working alliance between Lionel and MTH Electric Trains.

FEATURED ARTICLES

Operating Catenary on Marty Fitzhenry’s Layout
The Youngstown Model RR Association’s
Huge O Scale Layout
Kitbashing Part 2, with Jim Policastro
Building Cardstock Structures with Jim Gore
Creating One-of-a-Kind Models with John Ciccarelli
Build a TMCC Inspection Car with Stanley Gitler
Walkin’ The High Steel with Bill Bramlage

PLUS…

Reader’s Rails photos from:
Tom Burg, Alan Zamorsky, Peter Atonna, Ray Sugg and Pete Kruimer

PRODUCT REVIEWS

Product Reviews
JW Electronics BCR II
MTH C40-8
MTH TwinStack
Williams U-33C

PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENTS

New Products from…
Rebel Rails
RMLI Boxcar
Weaver RS-3
B.T.S Evans Gondola
Diecast Direct Rat Ford
Atlas O Billboard Reefer
Nassau Hobby Train Set
Industrial Rail 4-Bay Hopper
Scenic Express Desert Series

BACKSHOP

OGR Backshop Foreman Jim Barrett shows you
how to make smooth curves with GarGraves Track.

COLLECTOR’S GALLERY

Prewar Lionel and Contemporary Replicas

HELPER ENGINE

Scale vs. Scale:
RailKing vs. Premier GEEPS

DEALER ROUNDHOUSE

Check out OGR DEALERS from all over the country!