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Fabricate a tunnel telltale (hanging ropes that remind a brakeman to duck down for an upcoming tunnel) for a model railroad.
BOYS' LIFE Aug 1999 (v.89#8) pg. 68

Using fence material to build realistic telltales (hanging ropes to warn a brakeman on the roof that the train was approaching a low overhead clearance).
MODEL RAILROADER Jan 1992 (v.59#1) pg. 130

Especially for beginners. Part 22. Add a tunnel to your layout. How to make a hill quickly using chunks of foam.
MODEL RAILROADER Oct 1992 (v.59#10) pg. 85

It's September 1950 on the Pennsylvania RR. Part 5. Modeling featherweight hills and tunnels using Gypsolite and Styrofoam.
MODEL RAILROADER May 1993 (v.60#5) pg. 77

Tip on simulating smoke stains on bridge and tunnel portals.
MODEL RAILROADER Jan 1995 (v.62#1) pg. 175

Building an operating tunnel curtain. Add a bit of drama to your layout with realistic animation. A door on one end of the tunnel opens-and-closes as part of the tunnel ventilation system.
MODEL RAILROADER Aug 1995 (v.62#8) pg. 76

Arkansas & Missouri regional railroad. Part 5. Ballasting track, adding rock castings, tunnel portals, and planting foliage.
MODEL RAILROADER Jun 1999 (v.66#6) pg. 78

Detailing tunnels. How to cast, paint, and install a plaster tunnel.
MODEL RAILROADER Oct 1999 (v.66#10) pg. 115