July/August 2020 Issue No. 100
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A Time to Build
The covid-19 pandemic is having an indelible effect on model railroading and rail enthusiasm. And modelers, retailers and event promoters are meeting challenges head-on. Our 100th edition of the Cowcatcher has extensive coverage of how the hobby is managing through historic times. For modelers, staying at home has meant building or working on layouts.
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Adding sound to any train is easy by outfitting boxcars, hoppers and other rolling stock with Digitrax “sound schemes” decoders. Tom Marsh explains how he fitted an N-scale boxcar with the equipment to give DC-powered trains sound.
Project Layout: The N-scale Whitehurst & Pine Ridge Railroad opens up lower-level staging for better functionality, while incorporating train movements to the top of the layout into operations…
Actor Jackie Gleason’s “Bonnie Brook” Budd-built passenger car charts new territory at a South Texas railroad museum…
Special cargo makes a Schnabel car’s last run before retirement memorable…
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