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    In this video, discover the many considerations that modeler Jim EuDaly put into his large and beautiful layout. The lighting on EuDaly’s layout features 60 watt halogen bulbs, in clamps that are mounted on the ceiling at 5 foot intervals. Halogen lights are preferable to EuDaly as they emit a more white light. The scenery

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    The Musselshell and Yogo Peak Railroad, or the M&YK for short, is a layout created by Doug Hodgdon and Bill Briggs. In this video, Hodgdon gives an introduction to the layout, and details how he started in the model railroading hobby and profession. The Musselshell and Yogo Peak Railroad is a Montana railway modeled after

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    Fixing problems on your Digital Command Control system does not have to be hard if you know efficient ways to troubleshoot. It can be a great inconvenience if you discover an issue after building out an entire layout. In this video, Steve Barkley emphasizes the importance of testing out small portions of your layout’s DCC

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    Connecting a computer to your digital command system is useful for controlling and monitoring your layout. In order to connect your computer to your digital command system, you will need to download DCC software. Modeler and DCC Expert Steve Barkley demonstrates how to use the program WinLok 2.1 to create a diagram of your layout.

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    Modeler and DCC expert Steve Barkley is surrounded by a mess of wires, but don’t be alarmed, he knows exactly what he is doing and he’s here to help you out. Wiring your model railroad layout can get a little tricky, but Steve will walk you step-by-step. In this video, Steve demonstrates how to install

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    Al Lindop took an interesting approach to modeling the Utah Midland Railway. Instead of carefully planning out the scenery and operations, he simply jumped in and began modeling what interested him. The mountain scenery and the western roads fascinated Al. Not too many people choose to model areas such as Utah, but Al executed the

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    Model railroad rock scenery is typically blanketed with foliage. This is not the case for Al Lindop’s Utah Midland. The layout consists of entirely dry desert terrain. The only scenic element on the layout to provide color is the desert sand. The structures tend to blend in with the terrain, as the entire coal town

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    In part six of the 7-part Utah Midland Railway series, Al Lindop provides an in depth look into the scratch built mines on the Utah Midland. The segment begins with a look at a mine located in Miller Pass, a town located on the model railroad. Miller Pass is home to a miner supply company,

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    The Utah Midland has over one hundred hoppers on the layout. Al Lindop describes the biggest problem with hoppers as being his tendency to decal or buy ones that don’t belong on the road. For that reason, Al struggles to stick to the few railroads that would normally be represented. The hardest part for him

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