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Rail Awareness in Nevada

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Defect Detectors

 In an article by Robert S. McGonigal, defect detectors along the tracks are explained in detail.
(The article may be found at Defect detectors | Trains Magazine)

An Amtrak train en route from Milwaukee to Chicago on Canadian Pacific’s double-track main line hurtles by a metal cabin and some trac…

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Freight Car Placement in a Train

This article taken from Gateway NMRA by John Carty

We have all seen this before. You visit a beautiful miniature layout overflowing with detailed scenery and eye-catching vignettes. The track work functions impeccably. Then comes the train around the bend: a perfectly detailed Mikado followed by…

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