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Fiber optics in model railroading. Combine fiber optics with remotely-located Christmas tree lights to produce many special lighting effects. Ideal for multiple lights around a sign or theater marquee.
MODEL RAILROADER Nov 1990 (v.57#11) pg. 88

Dry-transfer signs. Making easy, professional-looking signs for any building, smokestack, etc.
MODEL RAILROADER Mar 1992 (v.59#3) pg. 103

Whistle posts. Photos and drawings of various styles of whistle post signs.
MODEL RAILROADER Apr 1992 (v.59#4) pg. 100

Railroad speed signs. Photos and diagrams of the variety of styles.
MODEL RAILROADER Jun 1992 (v.59#6) pg. 82

Authentic advertising from photographs. Use your camera to make signs for any scale.
MODEL RAILROADER Jul 1992 (v.59#7) pg. 74
Added Info MODEL RAILROADER Nov 1992 (v.59#11) pg. 19

Light up the night with neon. Using fluorescent paint and black light to model neon signs.
MODEL RAILROADER Aug 1992 (v.59#8) pg. 74

Add a modern "unipole" billboard to your layout.
MODEL RAILROADER Aug 1994 (v.61#8) pg. 90

Individualizing kit structures. Minor alterations, paint, and signs make a building unique and right for your layout.
MODEL RAILROADER Jul 1996 (v.63#7) pg. 72

Add life to your layout with details. Well-placed signs, vehicles, and figures help draw attention to scenes.
MODEL RAILROADER Jun 1997 (v.64#6) pg. 66

Painting vintage signs on buildings using a stencil made with a computer.
MODEL RAILROADER Jul 1997 (v.64#7) pg. 93

Roadside billboards in N scale.
MODEL RAILROADER Apr 1999 (v.66#4) pg. 111

Painted-on wall signs. How to simulate advertisements on buildings.
MODEL RAILROADER Jul 1999 (v.66#7) pg. 97