COVER STORY

Dave Viale’s marvelous 2-rail O scale layout

PUBLISHER’S CORNER

The Age of Steam Roundhouse

FEATURED ARTICLES

Lionel’s Santa Fe F3s: The Road to Realism
Don Woodwell, Building Fox Hill Lumber
California Gold – Part 2
Dave Viale’s 2-rail Layout
Marvin Wait’s 3-rail Layout

HOW TO

Bill Bramlage conducts a “Sky Clinic”
Jim Policastro shows you how to make cliffs

PRODUCT REVIEWS

Lionel GP-7 Passenger Set
Williams by Bachmann Starter Set

PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENTS

SMR 4-4-0
TrainWorx Lionel Bridge
Atlas 8,000 gal. Master Line tank cars
Bridgeboss Train Sheds
3rd Rail 2-10-10-2 Virginian
Diecast Direct Divco Dairy Delivery Truck
Milwaukee Lionel Club boxcar
Bart’s Pneumatics Trainorama
Woodland Scenics figure sets
ACE British locomotives

BACKSHOP

Replacement lights for K-Line heavyweights

COLLECTOR’S GALLERY

A Fragile Treasure: A Pristine Prewar Lionel Tunnel

HELPER ENGINE

Conventional Sound

DEALER ROUNDHOUSE

Check out OGR DEALERS from all over the country!

READER’S RAILS

Some great photos from:
Bill Cheplick
Jim Apitz
Duane Hale
Jim Policastro
Mike Lee
Bruce Dombey

INSIDERS

Lance’s letter and photos from Afghanistan