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RAILROADING

May 1998
VOLUME 28 NUMBER 5

MODEL

FEATURES 16
FREIGHTCAROLOGY

GATX's Tank Cars - Part 1
by David G. Casdolph DIESEL DETAIL CLOSE-UP

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Northern Pacific EMC F Ts
by Rich Picariello

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BEHIND THE SCENES

Variations on a Theme
by Margaret Mansfield

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P ierre Lanctot's Canadian Pacific Chatham Subdivision (HO)
by Bob Boudreau

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Modeling Atlantic Coast Line Two-Bay Pullman-Standard Covered Hopper Cars
by Jim Six

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DCCUPDATE

Model Railroading Takes a Look at DCC Part XIV: Detection Plus More on DCC-Friendly Turnouts
b y Larry Puckett

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A Different CP Boxcar
by Bob Bourdreau MODELING MODERN INTERMODAL

Weathering "Pigs" & "Cans": Basic Techniques for a Prototypical Look: Part One - The Pigs
by Gary Walton

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The Early SD Units - Part 8: EJ&E and FW&D
b y George Melvin ON TRACK

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Modeling Union Pacific 8039 An SD9043MAC - Part 1
by Mike Acker

Installing Digital Command Control on a Home Layout - Part 7: Closing the Loop
by Jim Mansfield

DEPARTMENTS 5 10 13 23 31 66 73 76
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U nion Pacific has always been known for its big power. Today's SD90MAC is just the latest in a long string of massive locomotives for this Western giant. This month M i ke Acker begins a multi-part article outlining how he built this impressive model from Rail Power Products' shell and chassis ... plus a whole bunch of other parts. Photo b y Mary Acker. INSET: Turn to page 4 2 for a tour of Pierre Lanctot's HO s cale Canadian Pacific Chatham Subdivision. Photo by Bob Boudreau.

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