COVER STORY

Pat & Jean Marinari’s Fantastic 3-Rail Layout

FEATURED ARTICLES

Holiday Photo Features:
Hadeler’s Hardware Window Display
Andy Lisle Christmas Layout
John Ciccarelli, Signs of the Times
Steve Tapper’s Layout
Ed Boyle, It’s the Little Things

HOW TO

Build the Reading Central RR, Part 1
by Jim Policastro

HERE’S AN IDEA

Track Beautification with Bill Bramlage

PRODUCT REVIEWS

3rd Rail Santa Fe 4-8-2
Lionel Legacy GP9

PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Brentwood MTH Book
Bachmann On30 boxcar
Diecast Direct Billboard
Atlas O 11,000-gallon tank car
AJ Trains Whistling Billboard
St. Charles Model Works car load
TMBV Lionel Price and Rarity Guide, 1900-1969

BACKSHOP

Pave the way to realism

COLLECTOR’S GALLERY

Lionel 165 Crane–Then and Now

HELPER ENGINE

What Now?

DEALER ROUNDHOUSE

Check out OGR DEALERS from all over the country!

READER’S RAILS

Pictures from
Eliot Sher
Joe Gozzo
John Johnston
John McHugh
Tom Thurston