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  • July 7, 2011 - posted by Tasha Oates - 1,786 views - 1 comment - 0 likes
    A tale of two clubs; one typical and one not-so typical, to help you decide if "joining" is for you. Model railroading is a most unusual hobby; there's something in it that will arouse almost any hobbyist's interest and it's that rare...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 3,666 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    TrainLife now has 41 years worth of magazine content posted, including 457 individual issues available to visitors, with more to come! We hope you are enjoying the website. Please let us know how we can improve the site and your experience at TrainLife....
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 3,947 views - 9 comments - 2 likes
      Code 83 gives a heavy mainline feel that is so common on a Class 1 hauler. Although most structures are scratchbuilt, both craftsmean and non-craftsman type kits work together to make every scene believable. By Art Fahie Photos...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,707 views - 0 comments - 1 like
    All issues of Model Railroading from 1992 are now live!  TrainLife now has more than 315 issues of out-of-print magazines available to visitors with more to come! We hope you are enjoying the website. Please let us know how we can improv...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,942 views - 0 comments - 2 likes
      A string of Dash 9 BNSF Warbonnets charges beneath Miller Road as it passes a grain train. By Joe Faletti Photos by Chris Lane and Randy Lee This is the story of my Coal Valley Burlington Northern Santa Fe and how it came to b...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 7,077 views - 0 comments - 2 likes
    By Jim Six Photos by the author Here is the finished Walthers 60’ appliance boxcar with added detail, modified draft gear with Kadee® #78 couplers, and weathering that was done with acrylic paints that were applied using paint brushes and Q...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 14,474 views - 3 comments - 0 likes
    By V.S. Roseman Photos by the author unless otherwise indicated  Last month’s article ended with the first steps in the construction of the removable interior. Now we turn our attention to modifying the building to easily accept the interior...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 5,980 views - 0 comments - 3 likes
    By V.S. Roseman Photo by the author unless otherwise indicated Walthers’ new Railway Express Transfer Building and Freight House is modeled after a real structure in Jersey City, New Jersey. Originally built by the Central Railroad of New Jersey ...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 4,128 views - 1 comment - 1 like
    By David Butts Photos by the author Modular model railroading is a great way to get involved in the hobby of model railroading, as shown by the photographs in this article. A module is an interchangeable section of railroad built to certain standards &...
  • Invalid date - posted by Tasha Oates - 2,319 views - 0 comments - 0 likes
    All issues of Model Railroading from 1991 are now live!  TrainLife now has more than 220 issues of out-of-print magazines available to visitors with more to come! We hope you are enjoying the website. Please let us know how we can improv...