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  • As the country song goes, I get by with a little help from my frinds and in this case it is with the decisions about the layout and the response I got from my last blog. As my earlier blog stated, I had gotten burned out from working on a layout that wasn't matching what I had hoped to achieve and w...
  • I have been running around in my mind for five months the question of whether to get out of the hobby or not. When I first started this hobby it was because of a friend of mind who had built an HO scale layout with his son over the years and they were constantly inviting me over to see it operate. I...
  •                Engine  Assignments for Trains Arriving / Departing Wells River                         October 31, 1949  through Janu...
  • November 8, 2015
    Posted by Phil Holman
    If you read my intro and personal information - you will know I have a lot of different modelling things on the go at any one time.   Why?  Because that way, if I feel that I am not progressing on one thing, I can simply move to another until the mood takes me back to the first thing. &...

Recent Events

  • March 12 - hosted by Matt Burton
    The 2016 Model Train Show is coming to Atlanta, Georgia at the Cobb Galleria. Saturday March 12th from 10am to 5pm, AND Sunday March 13th from 10am to 4pm. Cobb Galleria is at 2 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, Georgia 30339. Adults - $10.00, Children under 12 - FREE
  • April 30 - hosted by Matt Burton
    The 2016 DIXIE LINE DAYS is coming to Wartrace, Tennessee Saturday April 30th. It's a full day of dealer swap tables, operating model railroad layouts, how-to clinics, model and switching contests, door prizes, CSX mainline action within ground shaking distance, live bluegrass music, food, and more....
  • March 4 - hosted by Ralph Young
    Largest model railroad show in northern Utah. All scales represented. Many venders. Children free. Just south of the Ogden UTA Intermodel/Frontrunner station.
  • April 2 - hosted by David Ng
    This is an all scales show with items from Z scale to G scale plus Tinplate and Toy Trains plus operating layouts. New this time is a 30 foot long modular Z scale layout. Over 160 tables already sold. We usually sell out and try to squeeze more in. Located in the Southwest Washington Fairgr...
  • February 6 - hosted by Charley Hepperle
    The next California Mini Meet will be held on February 6. Due to changes that have been made at the San Bernardino Depot, we can no longer hold the Mini Meet there. The new location will be: Christ Lutheran Church of West Covina 311 South Citrus Street, West Covina, CA 91791 Exit San Bernardi...