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  • The Model Railway Show - Download 'em all!

    Listeners have asked for this - and now we're delivering:All episodes of The Model Railway Show - right back to our very first show - are now available for downloading at the Internet Archive!https://archive.org/details/TheModelRailwayShowIn addition, we've updated our show feeds to iTunes and RSS, ...
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  • The Model Railway Show - Episode 0052

    In Episode 0052 of The Model Railway Show, we speak with Robert Simmons about using a decommissioned ambulance to transport his layout to train shows. We also talk to Lance Mindheim about the value of planning a layout that allows you to run frequent, solo operating sessions.   The Model Ra...
  • The Model Railway Show - Episode 0051

    In Episode 0051 of The Model Railway Show, we speak with Scott Perry - a layout designer who has created an alternative to the 4x8 for beginning modelers. We also talk with Lynn Mitchell from Woodland Scenics.   The Model Railway Show is the fast-paced, thought-provoking podcast. For more i...
  • The Model Railway Show - Episode 0050

    In Episode 0050 of The Model Railway Show, we speak with Joel Priest, who at 12 became the NMRA's youngest-ever Master Model Railroader. We also talk with Greg Amer about how he's getting his two young boys involved in the hobby by working on a sophisticated,  prototype-based switching layout. ...
  • The Model Railway Show - Episode 0049

    In Episode 0049 of The Model Railway Show, we speak with Dave Frary about building a museum diorama and writing the go-to guide for model railroad scenery. We also talk to Gordon Gravett about his two books that will help you model beautiful trees for your layout. The Model Railway Show is the fast-...
  • The Model Railway Show - Episode 0048

    In Episode 0048 of The Model Railway Show, we speak with Proto:87 Stores owner Andy Reichert about finescale trackwork. We also welcome back Brooks Stover to discuss his four principles of layout design.   The Model Railway Show is the fast-paced, thought-provoking podcast. For more informati...
  • The Model Railway Show - Episode 0047

    In Episode 0047 of The Model Railway Show, we speak with James McNab about his layout, which replicates the Iowa Interstate's Grimes Industrial Track. We also talk to Brooks Stover about his Buffalo Creek and Gauley Railroad website, and the advantages of putting your research and layout online. &n...
  • The Model Railway Show - Episode 0046

    In Episode 0046 of The Model Railway Show, we speak with Seth Neumann and Chris Drome about using RFID to generate wheel reports on Seth's HO scale layout. We also talk to Troels Kirk about how he uses color effectively on his On30 Coast Line Railroad.   The Model Railway Show is the fast-pac...
  • The model Railway Show - Episode 0045

    In Episode 0045 of The Model Railway Show, we speak with Layout Design SIG founder Doug Gurin. We also welcome back NMRA president Charlie Getz to discuss a major new exhibit on scale model railroading being planned for a world-class railroad museum.   The Model Railway Show is the fast-paced...
  • The Model Railway Show - Episode 0044

    In Episode 0044 of The Model Railway Show, we speak with new NMRA president Charlie Getz about his plans for his tenure in office. We also talk with Dave Arnovitz from Norfolk Southern Corp about an HO layout the railroad uses as a training tool.   The Model Railway Show is the fast-paced, th...