A visit to Miniature Worlds at Wroxham. This venue contains various large model railway layouts and opened in May 2014.
Union Pacific Days (May 9 and 10, 2014) at the Colorado Model Railroad Museum at the Greeley Freight Station. Museum website: http://www.gfsm.org/
http://mrhmag.com – Model Railroad Hobbyist Ken Patterson’s modeling buddies got a crazy streak and started putting together modules out in Ken’s sloping bac…
Bill Heiden’s Milwaukee Road Railroad See a preview of Bill Heiden’s Milwaukee Road model railroad – one of the layouts on tour at the NMRA National convention in Grand Rapids the end of July. Bill’s layout is one of the Grand Rails layouts that has a video in the July issue of Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine.
How to lay model railroad track Many model railroaders use flextrack attached to cork roadbed for their layouts. In this basic training video Model Railroader associate editor Cody Grivno shows you how to lay track on cork roadbed using track nails. For more model railroading how-to videos, visit mrr.trains.com
DCC system comparison mrhmag.com – MRH DCC columnist Bruce Petrarca contrasts and compares Digitrax DCC systems with North Coast Engineering DCC systems. The video runs over 20 minutes so this is an in-depth comparison, not something cursory. Part of the content in the September issue of Model Railroad Hobbyist ezine.
Central Pasco & Gulf Railroad Model This is a video I made of the Central Pasco & Gulf railroad model trains you can ride. It is open to the public every second Saturday of the month from 10:00 am. till 3:00 pm. For a small donation of a dollar you can ride this 8500 feet of track through the wilderness of Crewe’s Lake Park in Brooksville Florida in Pasco County. It is the largest model railroad I have ever seen. They also take reservations for birthday parties at the park which includes train rides. This is one of a kind and a must see and ride railroad.
Doncaster Model Railway Show 2012 A huge & fantastic model rail show at Doncaster exhibition & race course, of all different gauges 🙂
HO Model trains from yesteryear. Model trains puff and splutter and pick up speed on an HO model train layout. This double headed steam locomotive HO scale model railways display is spectacular.www.model-train-help.com For a very reasonably priced Amazon book on Model Railway Layouts click here
42 model railroad videos featuring model railroad scenery & model railways. Step-by-step model railroad tutorials, model railroad tips, model railroad problems solved and inspirational model railroader ideas.
Offers hobbyists a guide to modeling locomotive service, repair, and storage terminals. Also includes tips and techniques for modeling trackage, structures, and other terminal details appropriate for the steam or diesel era.
Build A Model Train Layout At Home This video series, hosted by Michael Gross, will teach you the simple how-to workshop techniques you need to know to take an HO scale electric train set and make it a scenic model railroad. We’ll show you how to build a 4×8 model train table (benchwork) from plywood, lay sections of track, create easy realistic scenery using foam and paint, assemble model buildings, and wire your layout with a DC power pack. When youre done, youll have a railroad that operates well and looks real. Our techniques would work in N, O, S, G, or Z scale also. This video is scene 4, Laying Track how-to. For more information and a free booklet with more tips visit greatesthobby.com. The World’s Greatest Hobby program is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the fun, relaxing, and fascinating hobby of model railroading. Primary sponsors of our [More]
Hornby Track Plan Update An update on my track plan and suggestion to convert from an end to end terminus station layout into an out and back main line station using a reversing loop. Comments and suggestions appreciated.
Norman Stenzel’s large HO Model Railroad Layout is located in Atlanta GA. The layout fills a 2000 sq. foot basement and it’s based upon a fictional railroad, the Brandywine & Benedictine. More info on format can be found here: www.piedmont-div.org Brief Overview: The Brandywine & Benedictine Railroad is a Class 1 Appalachian coal hauler modeled in 1953. It runs north and south from Winston Salem, NC to Pittsburgh, PA. Motive power is a 50/50 mix of steam and first generation diesel power. The railroad is designed with prototype operations in mind with jobs to keep 12 to 16 people busy. The B&B is controlled using Digitrax DCC and a computer running RR&CO software. Format owner is Norman Stenzel. This format is found in Atlanta GA. My visit: I and 5 members of the Orlando N-trak club (from Orlando FL) were invited to run on this format during the Dixie Rail 2010 [More]
The primary element to your Christmas Special on VirgintrainsU, we see a review from the Hornby Model Railways Class 90 loco in 00 scale. The 1998 produced design from Hornby Types railways in 00 scale, the video clip reveals the locos depth as well as loco jogging on a compact check track. The class 90 labored on Virgin Trains Cross Place and West Coastline franchises. I hope you delight in the movie, part two to follow.
Here’s a fantastic Garden railway layout : It’s a 10 scale mile product backyard railway of 1 scale, inside of a 1/12 scale miniature village. The road was began circa 1929 and has been up-to-date continually for 80 a long time. We strapped a digital camera on the front of one on the engines and sent it off – we have additional some subtitles this means you can see what you might be passing. Product railways rock. The massive product railway has progressed considering the fact that these early decades, from Bassett-Lowke LNER and GWR outline stock by means of to modern day image British Rail – when at a single time, class 47, class 37, Hymek, western class 53, intercity 125 and in some cases DMU stock ran. During the early 1990s, fascination while in the railway’s heritage regained, and it absolutely was decided to revert into a timeless [More]